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Philips Licenses PowerVR MBX Graphics Accelerator From ARM For Mobile Applications Processor
PowerVR MBX accelerator to be paired with ARM microprocessor core.
CAMBRIDGE, UK - Mar. 29, 2004 - ARM [(LSE:ARM); (Nasdaq:ARMHY)], the industry's leading provider of 16/32-bit embedded RISC microprocessor solutions, announced today at ElectronicaUSA/Embedded Systems Conference, San Francisco, that Philips Semiconductors has licensed the MBX R-S graphics accelerator core, which is based on the PowerVR MBX 3D graphics solution from Imagination Technologies, for use in Philips's next-generation mobile applications processor. Philips will pair the
MBX R-S core from ARM with a previously licensed ARM926EJ-S(TM) microprocessor core.
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- Mobile and wireless applications are driving the consumer market. PowerVR MBX technology is a scaleable high-performance graphics accelerator designed for embedded systems in these segments.
- Philips has licensed PowerVR MBX technology to extend the existing capabilities of its mobile applications processor.
- This agreement further extends ARM's relationship with Philips beyond microprocessor cores into new technology.
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MBX and PowerVR MBX is licensed to ARM by Imagination Technologies.
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