SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Graphics chip vendor Nvidia Corp. has agreed to develop media communications processors to accompany Transmeta's next processor, dubbed Efficeon, Transmeta said Wednesday (September 17, 2003).
The chips should enable mobile personal computers designed around the Efficeon to show "exceptional" multimedia and graphics, Transmeta said, without elaborating. The two companies are already collaborating, Transmeta said, although no details of what chips
"Transmeta's collaboration with Nvidia, an industry leader, will spur innovative graphics capabilities in mobile devices," said Matthew Perry, president and chief executive officer of Transmeta, in a statement.
"Nvidia's collaboration with Transmeta enables a new class of ultra portable mobile computer," said Jen-Hsun Huang, president and chief executive officer of Nvidia, in the same statement.