TI signs PowerVR deal with Imagination

Imagination Technologies said it has signed a multi-use licence agreement with Texas Instruments for multi-processor silicon from its new POWERVR SGX Series 5XT GPUs for use in smartphones.

TI will plug the graphics wizardry into future OMAP platform-based SoC designs for Smartphones and other mobile devices.

Imagination reckons its POWERVR technology "exponentially" increase the attraction and usability of user interfaces, the speed of browsers, the realism of games, and the impact of navigation applications.

In a statement, Hossein Yassaie, CEO, at Imagination said: "Our core technology continues to be vital to the significant and growing success of TI’s OMAP processors, an industry leading mobile and embedded SoC platform.

"This agreement will help Imagination deliver its latest outstanding POWERVR graphics technologies into the hands of device manufacturers, developers and consumers for years to come," he flannelled.