Vivante Opens Second R&D Facility in China.

 Company's Chengdu R&D Center established as part of 2011 growth initiative


SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivante Corporation today announced the official opening of its second R&D facility in China. Located in the Chengdu High-tech Zone, considered the hub of game and application software development in China, the Chengdu facility enables the company to take advantage of the talent pool in Western China. The Chengdu office will enable the company to expand product development, customer engineering and developer relations capabilities in the existing Shanghai R&D center and Vivante's Silicon Valley headquarters.

"Vivante has been rapidly expanding our architectural, hardware and software engineering capabilities over the past four years by tapping into the rich talent bases in Silicon Valley and Shanghai," said Wei-Jin Dai, President and CEO of Vivante. "Vivante's Chengdu R&D office will deepen our ties with the application ecosystem in China while increasing our ability to attract the breadth of talent required for our 2011 global growth initiative."


About Vivante Corporation

Vivante, a leader in multimedia IP solutions, provides the highest performance and lowest power characteristics across a range of Khronos Group API conformant GPU products based on the Scalarmorphic architecture. Vivante GPUs are integrated into customer silicon solutions across a range of consumer electronics platforms running thousands of graphics applications. Vivante is a privately held company incorporated in California headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley, with an R&D center in Shanghai, China.
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