HiSilicon adds ARM Mali GPU licence to Cortex
ARM has announced that HiSilicon has licensed a range of its Mali graphics processors, including the Mali-400 MP GPU and the Mali-T658 GPU.
HiSilicon is a leading mobile chipset supplier in China.
“Mass deployment of heterogeneous computing platforms is becoming more of a reality and I see ARM technology providing a unique advantage to address the needs of smart terminals through to the cloud.”said George Yiu, Head of Processor BU, HiSilicon.
HiSilicon, which is in the top 10 fastest growing fabless chip firms in the world, already licenses the ARM Cortex processor.
“The Mali GPU architecture enables HiSilicon to optimise our range of graphics solutions to address next-generation mobile and home device requirements,” said Yiu.
“In the past 12 months we have seen tremendous uptake and growth in the unit shipments of Mali-enabled SoCs across multiple device categories, including market-leading smartphones, tablets and DTV solutions,” said Simon Segars, EVP and General Manager, Processor and Physical IP Divisions, ARM.