LONDON Imagination Technologies Group plc has provided some details of a graphics accelerator core family aimed at providing graphics and video on mobile systems, called the PowerVR SGX Shader Graphics Accelerator.
The SGX cores are part of the PowerVR Series5 family of shader graphics and video cores, previously codenamed Eurasia and already licensed to Intel Corp.
The PowerVR SGX is available for licensing in three scaled variants the SGX510, SGX520, SGX530 with sizes ranging from less than 2 square millimeters to 8 square millimeters in 90-nanometer manufacturing process technology, Imagination (Kings Langley, England) said.
The PowerVR SGX is intended to follow on from the PowerVR MBX family, which has been licensed to six of the world's top 10 semiconductor manufacturers, Imagination claimed. The first PowerVR SGX deliverables are set to be shipped to lead partners in the fourth quarter, Imagination said.