Imagination Technologies has joined the Open Handset Alliance (OHA), the group behind the success of Android.
Imagination says its tech ship in nearly 40% of both the Android smartphone and tablet markets as well as smart TV, mini-PC and STB products powered by Android. The company’s MIPS processor family is one of the officially supported architectures in the upstream Android platform.
Tony King-Smith, EVP marketing, Imagination says “We are delighted to be part of the OHA as we take our technologies to their next evolution, enabling exciting new features for smartphones and tablets. The vision of the Open Handset Alliance for Android has proven to be a strong force in the creation of a compelling, mass market and truly open platform. Across our PowerVR, MIPS and HelloSoft families, Imagination is delivering technologies that enable low-power consumption, competitive cost, stunning graphics and rich communications to Android handset vendors worldwide.”