11th October 2007

SI Electronics Licences Video Processing Core From Imagination Technologies


Imagination Technologies Group plc (LSE:IMG; “”Imagination””) a leader in System-on-Chip Intellectual Property (“”SoC IP””) confirms that SI Electronics Ltd (SIE), a leader in graphics processors for amusement systems, has licensed Imagination’s POWERVR VXD370 multi-standard video decoding technology under a multiple-use license arrangement for use in devices targeting the amusement market.

This announcement extends a long relationship between the two companies. Under the terms of its licensing arrangements Imagination receives license fees and royalty revenues on SoCs incorporating Imagination’s IP shipped by partners.

About SI Electronics
SI Electronics Ltd (“SIE”) – a leader in graphics processors for amusement systems – engages in the development and production of amusement systems, principally video display systems. Those systems include ASICs which incorporate System on Chip Intellectual Property ( SoC IP) cores from Imagination Technologies. SIE also provides software development environments, video boards and final assembly services. SIE’s corporate headquarters is located in Japan.

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; car navigation & driver information; personal navigation; UMPC and  Mobile Internet Device (MID); digital TV & set top box; and mobile TV. Its licensees include leading semiconductor and consumer electronics companies.

Imagination has corporate headquarters in the United Kingdom, with sales and R&D offices worldwide.

Contact:
Imagination Technologies Group plc
Hossein Yassaie, CEO
Trevor Selby, CFO
Tel: 01923 260511

College Hill Associates
Adrian Duffield
Tel: 020 7457 2020


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