Vivante GPU IP Chosen By Leading Mobile Multimedia SoC Provider

Providing OpenGL ES 2.0 Graphics Solutions with Smallest Silicon Area


     SUNNYVALE, CA, May 22, 2009–(PRNewswire)–Vivante Corporation announced today that a Taiwanese developer of high quality multimedia chipsets for mobile applications and a trusted supplier to global first-tier handset makers has added silicon proven Vivante scalable 2D and 3D graphics solutions to their system-on-chip (SoC) designs.

     Combining remarkably small die size with outstanding performance and image quality, the Vivante graphics solution was the clear choice for distinguishing in a visual way these highly integrated mobile chipsets in the marketplace.

     Vivante GPU IP technology enables OpenGL ES 2.0/1.1 and OpenVG graphics hardware acceleration in customer SoCs targeting low power computing for consumer applications like personal multimedia, entertainment, and portable navigation, where the user’s visual experience makes the difference.

      “As silicon area savings and performance delivered per milliwatt have become critical factors in selecting a GPU, we have seen rapid market adoption of our Khronos-compliant GPU cores,” observed Wei-Jin Dai, President and CEO of Vivante Corporation.  “Each of our silicon proven GPU cores leads in its category with the best performance per square millimeter, giving our SoC customers the ability to differentiate their platforms with fast, high quality on-screen displays, graphical user interfaces and handheld games.”

     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.