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

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2019)996
Revenue (FY, 2017)£109.7 M(-9%)
Share Price (Oct 2017)£1.8

Key People/Management at Imagination Technologies

Leo Li

Leo Li

Oshin Cassidy

Oshin Cassidy

Group HR Director
David McBrien

David McBrien

Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Woz Ahmed

Woz Ahmed

Executive Vice President, Corporate Development
Nigel Leeder

Nigel Leeder

Executive Vice President, PowerVR
Martin Woodhead

Martin Woodhead

Executive Vice President, Ensigma
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Imagination Technologies Office Locations

Imagination Technologies has offices in Kings Langley, Almondsbury, Bristol, Chepstow and in 16 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
Tel Aviv-Yafo, IL
Kfar Saba St
Seongnam-si, KR
834 장미마을현대3단지아파트
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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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1.26 b1.33 b1.23 b
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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

Imagination Technologies Online and Social Media Presence

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Imagination Technologies News and Updates

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

Imagination to unveil innovative approaches for low-power devices at the Linley Fall Processor conference 2018

The Linley Processor Conference features technical presentations that address the latest developments in communications, IoT, servers, and advanced automotive systems. It takes place twice a year and the next one is taking place on October 31 – November 1, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara, CA…

PowerVR Vision & AI design team collect another award

We’re delighted that the design team for our PowerVR Series2NX Neural Network Accelerator (NNA) has been honoured with a prestigious British Engineering Excellence Award (BEEA). The BEEAs were established in 2009 to demonstrate the high calibre of engineering design and innovation in the UK. This ye…

Imagination Technologies: the ray tracing pioneers

After a period out of the spotlight, ray tracing technology has recently come back into focus, taking up a lot of column inches in the tech press. The primary reason is because graphics cards for the PC gaming market have been released from NVIDIA that support the groundbreaking ... Read more The po…

Amazon Lights up its Fire TV Stick 4K with PowerVR

Amazon, the internet shopping giant, announced earlier this week the latest version of its media streaming device, the Fire TV Stick 4K. First released in 2016, the Fire TV stick brings catch-up streaming services to any TV with an HDMI port – just plug in and go. This ... Read more The post Amazon …

Stuck on OpenGL ES? Time to move on! Why Vulkan is the future of graphics

Once, when you were looking to develop a mobile application with complex graphics, in most cases you immediately thought of OpenGL ES. In this blog post we’ll be discussing the benefits of Vulkan and why you really ought to consider using this next-generation of graphics API. Released in 2016, Vulka…

PowerVR in silicon: Vivo Y83 smartphone review

If you were watching the World Cup earlier this year and for some reason weren’t gripped by what you were seeing you may have noticed the brand ‘Vivo’ on the advertising hoardings running down the sides of the pitches. I’d say it was a good decision for the ... Read more The post PowerVR in silicon:…
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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 Leo Li, Oshin Cassidy and David McBrien.

  • How many employees does Imagination Technologies have?

    Imagination Technologies has 996 employees.

  • Who are Imagination Technologies competitors?

    Competitors of Imagination Technologies include Synopsys, TowerJazz and Kandou Bus.

  • 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 16 other locations.

  • How many offices does Imagination Technologies have?

    Imagination Technologies has 20 offices.