Peter Clarke, EETimes(08/05/2009 3:32 PM EDT) LONDON
— Graphics core licensor Imagination Technologies Group plc (Kings Langley, England) is making a push to persuade chip companies to license its Meta multithreading processor as a housekeeping and operating system host in system-chips for multimedia devices.
Imagination has had Meta processor cores on its books for most of this decade and had a processor core running Linux since 2003, but is best known for the success achieved with its PowerVR series of graphics and video cores. However, the rising significance of Linux and the Linux-based Android could mean that Meta's time has come, according to the company.
Click here to read more ...