June 9, 2005 -- London, UK: Imagination Technologies Group plc ("Imagination") – a leader in System on Chip Intellectual Property ("IP") – reports that Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (NYSE:FSL, FSL.B) has launched the i.MX31 mobile entertainment multimedia processor, which includes Imagination’s PowerVR® MBX IP.
The i.MX31, which is designed to deliver lifelike 3D image quality, incorporates PowerVR MBX Lite 2D/3D graphics engine IP from Imagination, licensed by Freescale from Imagination’s partner ARM.
Freescale expects that i.MX31 sample shipments will begin by the end of June 2005.
Under the terms of its licensing arrangements Imagination Technologies receives license fees and royalty revenues on SoCs incorporating Imagination Technologies’ IP shipped by partners.
Notes to Editors
Freescale’s Mobile Entertainment Portfolio, including the i.MX31 mobile entertainment multimedia processor, will be demonstrated at the Freescale Technology Forum 20-23 June 2005 in Orlando, Florida. To learn more about Freescale’s mobile entertainment processing solutions see: www.freescale.com/imx