Imagination Technologies

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Imagination Technologies is a British company with a world outlook. We have developed notable international influence while building the environment for future success. Imagination has over 1,500 employees across nearly twenty countries. Our sales and support teams are located in all our key regional markets to ensure that customers always have access to someone in their time zone who speaks their language. And our R&D centres, which offer highly-developed skills and academic excellence, are located in strong technology regions. We hold the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category, the fifth Queen’s Award we have won. This important award is given each year in recognition of the top UK companies who have shown outstanding achievement on the world stage. Each year, we run successful events with our partners around the world, in countries like China, India, Israel, Japan, Korea, Poland, Taiwan, the UAE, the USA and of course, in the UK. Across our divisions, we have employees of over 40 nationalities working at Imagination. Our facilities across the world are designed to enable our engineers to be the best, with the latest tools and resources. We choose locations where the best talent is found, or which enable us to best support key customers.
HQKings Langley, GB
Employee Ratings3.6
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2020)926(-1%)
Revenue (FY, 2017)£109.7 M(-9%)
Share Price (Oct 2017)£1.8
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Imagination Technologies

Ron Black

Ron Black

President & CEO
Simon Beresford-Wylie

Simon Beresford-Wylie

Chief Executive Officer
Oshin Cassidy

Oshin Cassidy

Group HR Director
Woz Ahmed

Woz Ahmed

Chief Strategy Officer, Chief of Staff
Steve Evans

Steve Evans

Chief Revenue Officer
Mark Logan

Mark Logan

Chief Financial Officer
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Imagination Technologies Office Locations

Imagination Technologies has offices in Kings Langley, Almondsbury, Bristol, Chepstow and in 18 other locations
Kings Langley, GB (HQ)
Imagination House, Home Park Estate
Almondsbury, GB
715 Aztec W
Chepstow, GB
Station Rd
Leeds, GB
Zurich House Canal Wharf
Chatswood, AU
level 5/12 Help St
Shenzhen Shi, CN
Fuzhong 3rd Rd, Fu Tian C B D, Futian Qu
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Imagination Technologies Financials and Metrics

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$58.4 m

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Imagination Technologies Revenue

Imagination Technologies's revenue was reported to be £109.75 m in FY, 2017 which is a 9.7% decrease from the previous period.

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Imagination Technologies Operating Metrics

Imagination Technologies's Chip Shipments was reported to be 1.2 b in FY, 2016.
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Imagination Technologies Revenue Breakdown

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Imagination Technologies revenue breakdown by business segment: 73.3% from Power VR, 25.1% from MIPS and 1.7% from Other

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Imagination Technologies News and Updates

Imagination Technologies launches PowerVR multi-core GPUs for IoT to autonomous cars

Imagination Technologies has announced its IMG B-Series, a new expanded range of graphics processing unit chip designs with multi-core customization.

Imagination Technologies launches GPUs for smart car displays

Imagination Technologies has announced its XS family of graphics processing units (GPUs) for automotive applications such as displays with 3D graphics.

Apple revives relationship with Imagination Technologies, the UK chip designer it ditched in 2017

Imagination Technologies announced a new license agreement with Apple that will grant the company access to its intellectual property.

Visual Computing Market 2018 Global Analysis By Key Players – Nvidia, Intel, Advanced Micro Devices, ARM, Imagination Technologies

Wiseguyreports.Com adds “Visual Computing Market –Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2025” To Its Research Database. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Imagination Technologies launches visually lossless image compression for GPUs

Imagination Technologies has unveiled the PowerVR PVRIC4, the new generation of its powerful image compression for better image quality.

Imagination Technologies Blogs

Our Tribute to Geoff Shingles, CBE

It is with great sadness that we heard the news that Geoff Shingles, an important part of this company for many years, has died. Geoff was a highly experienced chairman and his advice to us was always to be bold, to innovate, and to be unafraid to work with even the biggest companies in the world. T…

Running LSTM neural networks on an Imagination NNA

Speech recognition has become more relevant in recent years: it enables computers to translate spoken language into text. It can be found in different types of applications, such as translators or closed captioning. An example of this technology is Mozilla’s DeepSpeech, an open-source speech-to-text…

Imagination China sees 2020 out in award-winning style with IMG Series 4 NNA

Earlier this month Imagination Technologies picked up two awards for its recently launch IMG Series 4 neural network accelerator (NNA). Our NNA is no stranger to awards, with the design team behind the Series2 NX and the NNA itself picking up gongs for its groundbreaking performance. The Series 4 ta…

The Android Invasion: Imagination GPU IP buddies up with Google-powered devices

Google Android continues to have the lion share of the mobile market, powering around 75% of all smartphones and tablets, making it the most used operating system in the world. Imagination’s PowerVR architecture-based IP and the Android OS are bedfellows, with a host of devices based on Android comi…

Introducing Imagination Originals: a new 3D art competition for all

With ray tracing on mobile hardware an approaching reality, we wanted to show the world the kind of thing that could be created when mobile gaming meets ray tracing. Imagination Originals initiative is a challenge to the game art community to make gorgeous work but with the added sparkle of ray trac…

PowerVR SDK and Tools 2020 Release 2 now available

We all know that 2020 has been quite a challenging year, but we hope you're doing well. Over the last few months, here in DevTec, we've been working hard to get this new release out for you and the time has now come for our second release of the PowerVR SDK and Tools of 2020. So, what's new with thi…
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Imagination Technologies Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Imagination Technologies founded?

    Imagination Technologies was founded in 1985.

  • Who are Imagination Technologies key executives?

    Imagination Technologies's key executives are Ron Black, Simon Beresford-Wylie and Oshin Cassidy.

  • How many employees does Imagination Technologies have?

    Imagination Technologies has 926 employees.

  • Who are Imagination Technologies competitors?

    Competitors of Imagination Technologies include CEVA, Synopsys and VisIC Technologies.

  • Where is Imagination Technologies headquarters?

    Imagination Technologies headquarters is located at Imagination House, Home Park Estate, Kings Langley.

  • Where are Imagination Technologies offices?

    Imagination Technologies has offices in Kings Langley, Almondsbury, Bristol, Chepstow and in 18 other locations.

  • How many offices does Imagination Technologies have?

    Imagination Technologies has 25 offices.