December 1, 2005 -- Imagination Technologies Group plc ("Imagination Technologies"), the leading provider of multimedia and communication intellectual property ("IP"), reports that Texas Instruments Incorporated (“TI”) is utilizing Imagination’s PowerVR MBX Lite core in its new OMAPV2230 UMTS Solution. Part of TI's OMAP-VoxTM architecture, the new OMAPV2230 solution is an integrated UMTS dual-mode digital baseband processor and advanced applications processor, developed to serve the worldwide 3G handset market. About Imagination Technologies
Manufacturers are currently designing handsets based on the OMAPV2230 solution, which is sampling now, and products are expected on the market in 2006.
Under the terms of its licensing arrangements Imagination Technologies receives license fees and royalty revenues on System on Chips (“SoC”) incorporating Imagination Technologies’ IP shipped by partners.
See www.ti.com for more information about OMAP 2 and OMAP-Vox.
Imagination Technologies Group plc – a leader in SoC IP – develops, licenses and supplies market-leading graphics, video and display cores, real-time multi-threaded DSP/RISC processors and communication and broadcast technologies for the mobile, consumer, automotive and PC markets. It supplies licensable IP (Intellectual Property) supported by advanced development tools to leading semiconductor and consumer electronics companies worldwide. Imagination Technologies Group plc has its corporate headquarters in the United Kingdom and is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange (FTSE:IMG). See: www.imgtec.com