Imagination Technologies Group plc

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Imagination Technologies Group plc
Founded1985; 37 years ago (1985)
FounderTony Maclaren
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom
Area served
Key people
Ray Bingham (Chairman and CEO)
ProductsPowerVR GPU designs
Parent companyCanyon Bridge Capital Partners
DivisionsPowerVR, Ensigma

Imagination Technologies Group plc is a semiconductor design company owned by China through Canyon Bridge Capital Partners. It is headquartered in Hertfordshire, UK. Imagination is notable for their PowerVR graphics chips found on a lot of tablets, smartphones, single-board computers and things like that.

Linux Support

Imagination is not a very Linux-friendly company. It is possible to use their graphics card with a closed-source binary blob. There is no free software support.

Imagination does not submit patches to the Linux kernel or contribute to free software in any other way.