BANGALORE, INDIA: ARM announced today that MediaTek Inc, a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, has licensed the ARM Mali-400 MP multicore graphics processing unit (GPU) for its system-on-chip (SoC) technology.
A market leader and pioneer in cutting-edge SoC system solutions for wireless communications, high-definition TVs, DVD and Blu-ray products, MediaTek has licensed the Mali-400 MP GPU for its SoC products.
Mali-400 MP technology will enable MediaTek to deliver high graphics performance and graphics rendering with low power consumption. Additionally, the Mali-400 MP multicore GPU provides a level of scalability that enables MediaTek to deliver a range of graphics solutions.
“We have chosen to license ARM Mali technology for its scalability and performance credentials,” said MediaTek. “It is vital that we are able to achieve flexibility in our product portfolio.”
The combination of the ARM processors previously licensed by MediaTek, with the Mali-400 MP GPU demonstrates ARM’s unique position in delivering the market’s widest range of power efficient, easily configurable CPU and graphics IP.
The ARM Connected Community of more than 600 Partners includes a graphics ecosystem of leading silicon Partners, device manufacturers and content providers in the graphics industry.
These partners are working together to bring Mali GPU-enabled mobile phones and consumer devices to market, with the latest in user interfaces, navigation applications, gaming experiences and Web browsing capabilities.
“MediaTek has a strong record of execution and success in the mobile and digital home market place and we are pleased to be working together to deliver the best graphics technology to meet their customers’ needs,” said Lance Howarth, general manager, ARM Media Processing Division. “The scalability of the Mali hardware architecture will enable its use in a vast range of MediaTek consumer SoC products.”