25th August 2009

POWERVR Insider membership races to over 12,000 members


Imagination Technologies, the leader in mobile and embedded graphics technologies, reports that its POWERVR Insider ecosystem has grown to over 12,000 members.

POWERVR Insider, which has its online resources and interactive online developer forum at www.powervrinsider.com, has tripled in numbers over the past 18 months, with intake from a broad community that ranges from engineers creating device drivers to operating system designers, user interface specialists, and game developers.

The wide support for the POWERVR Insider programme is proof that Imagination’s ecosystem is second to none in providing the tools and support essential to leading developers of graphically rich applications.

Xavier Carrillo-Costa, CEO of Digital Legends says: “The POWERVR Insider ecosystem gives us extensive information and access to a dynamic community of developers, hardware manufacturers and platform owners. Joining the POWERVR Insider programme has contributed to improve our productivity, and the technical support we receive from them is excellent for its responsiveness and in-depth technical expertise.”

Tony King-Smith, VP Marketing, Imagination Technologies says: “By pro-actively enabling efficient communications between key members of the development, handset and semiconductor communities we are creating a diverse ecosystem with unique energy and momentum. Indeed, we are delighted to have already initiated a number of strong commercial relationships between our members, delivering commercial as well as technical value. We are proud of what members of POWERVR Insider have already achieved, and through this impressive growing membership we are confident we’ll continue to be at the heart of innovation in mobile and embedded graphics applications.”

The latest V2.5 version of its popular SDK (software development kit) is now available to the POWERVR Insider community through the dedicated website www.powervrinsider.com.

About Imagination Technologies
Imagination Technologies Group plc (FTSE:IMG) a leader in semiconductor System on Chip Intellectual Property (SoC IP) creates and licenses market-leading embedded
graphics, video and display accelerators, multi-threaded processors and multi-standard receiver technologies. These IP solutions are complemented by dynamic and extensive developer and middleware ecosystems. Target markets include digital radio and audio; mobile phone multimedia; personal media players (PMP); in-car navigation and driver information; personal navigation devices (PND); Ultra Mobile PC (UMPC) and Mobile Internet Device (MID); digital TV & set-top box; and mobile TV. Its licensees include leading semiconductor and consumer electronics companies, as well as innovative leading edge start-up and fabless semiconductor companies. Imagination has corporate headquarters in the United Kingdom, with sales and R&D offices worldwide. See: www.imgtec.com.

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