Chipsbank Selects Vivante GPU IP for Consumer Electronics.

      Technology Leader in Low Power and Extended Battery Life


     SUNNYVALE, CA, May 11, 2009—(PR Newswire)—Vivante Corporation today announced its silicon proven GPU IP has been selected by Chipsbank Microelectronics Co., Ltd., a fast-growing, fabless IC design company that specializes in low power, high speed digital designs for consumer electronics across Asia.

     “We selected Vivante for their ability to deliver a fully-featured and market-ready solution with the lowest overall power consumption and silicon area,” said Henry Zhang, CEO of Chipsbank. 

     “Our focus on complete solutions linked to the application ecosystem, delivered with the lowest power consumption and smallest silicon die size is an ideal match for Chipsbank’s requirements,” said Wei-Jin Dai, President and CEO of Vivante Corporation.  “We are proud to welcome Chipsbank to the growing list of Vivante licensees.”

     About Vivante Corporation

     Vivante Corporation is an embedded graphics technology leader, licensing its HD Visual Reality and Mobile Visual Reality IP to semiconductor solution providers serving consumer markets from mobile devices to high definition home entertainment.  The Vivante ScalarMorphicTM architecture brings to embedded systems PC-quality visuals, smallest area, and highest performance per square millimeter compared to other licensable GPU cores.  Vivante delivers silicon proven, industry leading graphics conformant with the OpenGL ES 2.0/1.1 and OpenVG API standards.  The Vivante development environment is used by a worldwide network of application developers and ecosystem partners.  Vivante is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California with an R&D center in Shanghai, China.

     About Chipsbank Microelectronics Co., Ltd

     Chipsbank Microelectronics Co., Ltd., provides system solutions, IC design, and services for digital audio and video processing, networking and storage, and consumer electronics.  Chipsbank designs result in IC chips that are high stability, high performance, and low cost.  Chipsbank is headquartered in ShenZhen, China.