MediaTek signs SoC licensing deal with Imagination Technologies

Taiwanese MediaTek has signed on the dotted line with plucky British system-on-chip IP firm Imagination Technologies.

Imagination will licence part of its POWERVR SGX Series5XT graphics processor family to Mediatek.

MediaTek in turn is expected to use the technology in upcoming system on chip devices, specifically for digital TV.

Through the deal, Imagination will get a bundle of cash in licence fees as well as royalty revenues from any shipments of MediaTek’s SoCs that use its technology.

Exact terms of the deal were not disclosed.