Imagination Technologies says Altair's new FourGee-3800 and FourGee-3802 processors are built on the architecture of Altair's MIPS-Based Verizon-Certified FourGee-3100/6200 chipset.
Eran Eshed, co-founder and VP marketing of Altair, says: "MIPS cores are at the heart of all our FourGee product families, which are gaining increasing traction across the globe. The inherent scalability and efficiency of MIPS cores, along with their compelling multi-threading technology, help us to provide the right mix of performance, features and cost. We see a great opportunity for our single-mode chipsets as carriers look to avoid the high cost of 3G and multi-mode solutions in a range of applications, including the 'internet of things,' which has the potential to achieve billions of units over the next decade. We are pleased to work with Imagination to help our customers achieve success in the market."
Tony King-Smith, EVP marketing, Imagination Technologies says "As LTE networks become increasingly pervasive, OEMs and carriers are looking to take advantage of the extra speed that 4G provides, while ensuring affordability for consumers across the globe. This is particularly true for IoT devices, where high-end functionality meets embedded power constraints and economics. We are delighted to continue our long relationship with Altair as it powers a new generation of LTE devices with its innovative and proven MIPS-Based solutions."
Altair's new FourGee-3800 and FourGee-3802 chipsets, together with a new a new radio chip - the FourGee-6300 - comprise a new chipset family that includes support for LTE Release 10 features, Category 4 throughput, support for Carrier Aggregation (CA), wide frequency band span of 400-3800MHz with six concurrent LTE bands for both primary and diversity antennas for global band combinations, integrated IMS/VoLTE with support for HD-Voice, Altair's proprietary interference cancellation technology, Envelope Tracking (ET) technology, enhanced Inter-cell Interference Coordination (eICIC) and other advanced features.