Imagination Technologies

Imagination Technologies penetrates the RISC-V ecosphere

It's RISC, not Risk   Frankwell Lin, Andes Technology Corporation, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO Andes Technology Corporation, founded in 2005, is a Taiwanese supplier of 32-/64-bit embedded CPU cores and a founding Premier member of RISC-V International Association. The company focuses on the embedded market and delivers CPU cores with an integrated development environments and associated software and hardware for … Read more

Imagination gets into the board of RISC-V development

Imagination Technologies announced that Shanghai-based StarFive, a RISC-V developer-board supplier, has licensed the IMG B-Series GPU IP to support its latest RISC-V single-board computer (SBC). Imagination thinks the collaboration will help grow the RISC-V ecosystem. StarFive is including Imagination’s GPU in the production version of its $119/$149 85mm × 70mm BeagleV AI single-board computer, announced in January 2021. StarFive says … Read more

Imagination Technologies new B-series multi-core GPU IP

  Late last year, Imagination Technologies introduced its IMG A-Series. At the time, they said it was their most important GPU launch since the mobile PowerVR GPU, 15 years ago. Now, 11 months later, the company says it has topped itself and announced the IMG B-Series—a new expanded range of GPU IP. Imagination says the B-series multi-core lets customers reduce … Read more

Imagination under UK government scrutiny

When Canyon Bridge Partners, which is owned by China Reforma Chinese state-owned investment fund, sought to buy Imagination Technologies in 2017, Theresa May's government approved the acquisition on the basis that Canyon Bridge was licensed and regulated by US law. When the Trump administration blocked Canyon Bridge’s attempted acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor in September 2017, Canyon Bridge moved its headquarters … Read more