11th January 2001

MediaTek and Imagination significantly expand strategic partnership

Multi-year, multiple core agreement provides MediaTek with access to market leading graphics technologies


Imagination Technologies
(LSE: IMG.L), a leading multimedia, processor, communications and cloud
technologies company, has signed a further license agreement with MediaTek
Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and
digital multimedia solutions. The multi-year agreement includes multiple cores
from Imagination’s PowerVR Series6 ‘Rogue’ family and beyond.

PowerVR Series6 is already enabling MediaTek to deliver
products with advanced graphical features, such as OpenGL ES 3.0 support, while
maintaining the low power profile essential to mobile devices. The new
agreement will ensure MediaTek has access to innovative and market leading
graphics technology for years to come.

Says Johan Lodenius, chief marketing officer for MediaTek:
“MediaTek is focused on providing a market-leading product range that delivers
all key market requirements resulting in true end user benefits, including
leading performance and an enhanced feature set, all at low power.  The
strengthening strategic relationship with Imagination is a significant element
in our SoC roadmaps and we are pleased with this multi-year agreement which
will deliver the next wave of success for both companies across key segments.”

Says Imagination EVP marketing, Tony King-Smith: “Graphics
performance and efficiency, particularly in terms of optimal power consumption,
are crucial to the majority of markets today, especially mobile. With wide
ranging adoption of PowerVR technology MediaTek will confidently deliver a
range of solutions that address those markets in a compelling way. MediaTek’s
SoCs are a great example of how we see our partners using their unique
expertise and innovation combined with our technologies to differentiate their
products.”

MediaTek will deploy the technology in SoC devices
targeting multiple markets across its product range.

Under the terms of its licensing arrangements Imagination receives
license fees, and royalty revenues on shipment of SoCs incorporating
Imagination’s IP.

Enquiries

Imagination Technologies Group plc

Tel 01923 260 511

Sir Hossein Yassaie, CEO

Richard Smith, CFO

College Hill

Tel: 020 7457 2020

Adrian Duffield / Kay Larsen

About Imagination Technologies

Imagination Technologies – a global leader in multimedia,
processor, communication and cloud technologies – creates and licenses
market-leading processor solutions including graphics, video, vision, CPU and
embedded processing, multi-standard communications, cross-platform V.VoIP and
VoLTE, and cloud connectivity. These silicon and software intellectual property
(IP) solutions for systems-on-chip (SoC) are complemented by an extensive
portfolio of software, tools and ecosystems. Target markets include mobile
phone, connected home consumer, mobile and tablet computing, in-car
electronics, networking, telecoms, health, smart energy and connected sensors.
Imagination’s licensees include many of the world’s leading semiconductor
manufacturers, network operators and OEM/ODMs. Corporate headquarters are
located in the United Kingdom, with sales and R&D offices worldwide. See: www.imgtec.com


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