February 24, 2004
-- Imagination Technologies Group plc ("Imagination Technologies"), the leading provider of multimedia and communication intellectual property ("IP"), reports that Texas Instruments Incorporated (“TI”) has announced its new OMAP™ 2 architecture for 2.5 and 3G mobile phones at 3GSM World Congress in Cannes, France. The first two devices based on the OMAP 2 architecture – the OMAP2410 and OMAP2420 stand-alone application processors – incorporate the PowerVR MBX core licensed from Imagination Technologies. TI has announced these processors will be available this year.
Under the terms of its licensing arrangements Imagination Technologies receives royalty revenues on devices incorporating Imagination Technologies’ IP shipped by partners, in addition to license fees.
For more information about the OMAP™ 2 architecture and processors featuring PowerVR MBX technology see the TI OMAP 2 datasheet