ARM, MediaTek extend licensing deals

Taipei, Feb. 24 (CNA) British chipset designer ARM Holdings Plc announced Friday it would extend its partnership with Taiwan’s MediaTek Inc. to license its intellectual property (IP) used in smartphones, smart televisions and blue-ray players.

The Taiwanese integrated circuit designer will also be extending its existing license with ARM for graphics processing units used in smartphones and smart TVs, according to a statement.

“Future consumer electronics devices, such as smartphones and smart TVs, must satisfy consumer demand for an outstanding user experience that brings their worlds to their fingertips,” said Mike Inglis, executive vice president and general manager of ARM’s processor division.

“We are excited to see the fruits of this agreement as MediaTek enables the next generation of consumer devices using advanced ARM IP,” Inglis said.

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