Imagination submits POWERVR SGX cores for OpenCL conformance
MWC, Barcelona, Spain, February 14th 2011: Imagination Technologies, a leading multimedia and communications technologies company, announces that it has submitted POWERVR SGX drivers for OpenCL 1.0 Embedded Profile conformance with Khronos.*
Says Tony King-Smith, VP marketing, Imagination: “OpenCL enables developers to take their algorithms beyond the computational limits of CPUs and run them on highly parallel, scalable and compute intensive GPUs. We are delighted to be at the forefront in enabling this trend which will drive demand for embedded GPU technologies to new levels.”
OpenCL capability will be available to POWERVR SGX licensees with the latest release of production drivers.
Imagination is demonstrating OpenCL applications running on currently shipping POWERVR SGX enabled products at MWC 2011 in Barcelona from Feb 14-17th (Hall 1D45).
*Conformance submission is POWERVR SGX 535, Linux, for OpenCL 1.0 EP
Product is based on a published Khronos Specification, and is expected to pass the Khronos ConformanceTesting Process. Current conformance status can be found at www.khronos.org/conformance.
About Imagination Technologies
Imagination Technologies Group plc (LSE:IMG) – a global leader in multimedia and communication technologies – creates and licenses market-leading processor cores for graphics, video, multi-threaded embedded processing/DSP and multi-standard communications applications. These silicon intellectual property (IP) solutions for systems-on-chip (SoC) are complemented by platform level IP and services, a strong array of software tools and drivers and extensive developer and middleware ecosystems. Target markets include mobile phone, handheld multimedia, home consumer entertainment, mobile and low-power computing, and in-car electronics. Its licensees include many of the leading semiconductor and consumer electronics companies. Imagination has corporate headquarters in the United Kingdom, with sales and R&D offices worldwide. See: www.imgtec.com.