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.
TypePrivate
Founded1985
HQKings Langley, GB
Websiteimgtec.com
Employee Ratings3.9
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 ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Imagination Technologies

Simon Beresford-Wylie

Simon Beresford-Wylie

Chief Executive Officer
Steve Evans

Steve Evans

Chief Revenue Officer
Mark Logan

Mark Logan

Chief Financial Officer
John Kao

John Kao

Board Member
Chris Porthouse

Chris Porthouse

Chief Product Officer
Tim Mamtora

Tim Mamtora

Chief of Innovation
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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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Founding Date

1985

Imagination Technologies total Funding

$58.4 m

Imagination Technologies investors

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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.
GBP

Net income (FY, 2018)

(1.0m)

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

(1.1m)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(1.1m)

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

70.0k
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

170.8m156.8m121.6m109.7m

Revenue growth, %

13%(8%)(22%)(10%)

Cost of goods sold

20.5m

Gross profit

150.4m
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

8.3m6.7m7.2m10.1m12.4m9.1m6.1m6.5m7.7m6.4m10.8m7.2m14.6m29.4m49.4m66.3m76.6m19.2m2.7m5.8m17.2m70.0k

Accounts Receivable

1.3m615.0k352.0k899.0k2.3m3.6m2.5m2.7m5.1m5.2m6.2m6.6m9.6m6.9m13.1m25.0m33.8m42.3m66.0m54.1m44.5m

Inventories

1.2m754.0k337.0k965.0k1.1m891.0k1.6m2.0m2.3m3.4m3.6m5.1m3.7m5.0m6.2m5.4m8.5m9.1m7.9m220.0k76.0k

Current Assets

11.8m8.6m10.1m14.7m16.7m14.5m10.9m13.0m17.2m19.1m25.7m25.4m36.3m55.0m83.2m112.7m149.1m83.7m93.0m66.4m78.2m56.3m
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(5.3m)(3.3m)(6.5m)(7.4m)(2.5m)2.3m8.1m14.2m19.3m20.5m6.3m775.0k1.2m(26.1m)(19.0m)(1.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

867.0k1.8m1.4m3.9m4.2m1.6m2.1m3.1m5.5m10.1m(2.0m)1.0m4.7m8.6m19.1m27.7m(3.8m)(25.2m)(5.8m)12.0m6.8m

Cash From Financing Activities

1.3m1.4m187.0k1.6m432.0k67.0k5.0m7.8m9.8m6.9m766.0k3.4m8.0m43.2m1.2m26.4m(5.3m)3.3m7.2m2.6m

Net Change in Cash

1.3m1.1m107.0k1.4m259.0k1.2m477.0k1.3m69.0k1.5m3.4m2.4m5.8m14.9m16.8m8.8m(57.6m)(17.5m)2.9m11.0m
GBPFY, 1997

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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Imagination Technologies Operating Metrics

Imagination Technologies's Chip Shipments was reported to be 1.2 b in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Chip Shipments

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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

86/100

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Imagination Technologies Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Imagination Technologies Online and Social Media Presence

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Imagination Technologies Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    77/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    60/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    78/100

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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

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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

International Women in Engineering Day 2021: You’re my hero

This year’s International Women in Engineering Day theme is heroes, celebrating the best, brightest and bravest women in engineering. When I was thinking about this, I did what I think most people would do. I thought about famous female engineers that have made their mark; the likes of Hedy Lamarr, …

Why Ethernet should be the connectivity backbone of every car

It’s no exaggeration to say that connectivity is the lifeblood that enables all our everyday tech to function, and that extends to connectivity inside our cars. In this blog post though, we’re not talking about wireless comms for drivers and passengers and their devices. Rather we’re talking about t…

Imagination and Humanising Autonomy Part 2: The humans behind the autonomy

Welcome to the second in a series of articles where we explore how Imagination and Humanising Autonomy, a UK-based AI behaviour company, are teaming up to deliver practical, real-world AI-driven active safety. This time we talk to Ron Pelley, Vice President, Commercial at Humanising Autonomy about t…

High-Fidelity Conversion of Floating-Point Networks for Low-Precision Inference using Distillation

This article presents a flexible and general optimisation scheme for converting floating-point networks using Variable Bit Depth (VBD) compression as a step towards efficient, low-power inference. The post High-Fidelity Conversion of Floating-Point Networks for Low-Precision Inference using Distilla…

Imagination and Humanising Autonomy Part 1: The path to safer roads

Welcome to the first in a series of articles where we explore how Imagination and Humanising Autonomy, a UK-based behaviour AI company, are teaming up to deliver practical, real-world AI-driven active safety. We have talked at length about the steps that Imagination takes every day to make our world…

PowerVR SDK and Tools 21.1 Out Now – including ray tracing simulator

The sun is starting to come out, people are returning to society, and potentially most exciting; we at DevTech are releasing a new version of the PowerVR SDK and Tools. The PowerVR SDK contains not only our graphics development framework, but also a handful of example applications that show you not…
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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 Simon Beresford-Wylie, Steve Evans and Mark Logan.

  • 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 Reduced Energy Microsystems.

  • 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.