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Posted by on Nov 21, 2012 in Hardware News |

Intel graphics technology licensed from Creative Labs for $ 50 million

Intel graphics technology licensed from Creative Labs for $ 50 million

Creative Labs, known for its Sound Blaster sound cards, and owner of the graphics division (formerly 3DLABS), have signed a succulent announces licensing with in the amount of U.S. $50 million, which Intel can access some technologies division ZiiLABS (SoCs and GPUs), a subsidiary of Creative Labs

If for some months it was rumored that Intel was planning to abandon the use of Imagination Technologies PowerVR GPUs , this story ends up confirming the rumors, being now Creative Labs, the new graphics provider (GPUs) that may be present in future x86 Intel Atom for tablets and smartphones.

As part of the agreement between the two companies gives up some of its assets and engineers UK subsidiary of Intel, Creative Labs, in turn, could eventually make its SoC ZiiLABS ZMS Series on Intel production plants using their advanced manufacturing process, treatment undoubtedly benefit both companies.

Intel’s first product resulting from the agreement with Creative Labs is a with advanced motion detection, capable of capturing human movement and interaction with intensive PC games, other products would future SoCs Intel graphics tablets ZiiLABS Creatoive Labs .

Link: Creative to License Technology and Patents to Intel in $ 50 Million Deal (TechPowerUp)

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