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SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Imagination Technologies (LSE:IMG), a leading multimedia, processor, communications and cloud technologies company, announces a significant expansion of its partnership with Mentor Graphics for Sourcery™ CodeBench development tools components for MIPS CPUs, allowing developers to accelerate their development cycle significantly thanks to the Mentor® open-source, low-cost and widely supported software platform.

Sourcery CodeBench for MIPS CPUs provides a complete C/C++ development environment that includes an optimized GNU Compiler and Debugger. As a result of this extended collaboration, embedded developers programming for the MIPS architecture will benefit from a fully optimized implementation of all Sourcery CodeBench editions across all major members of the MIPS CPU family, from low-end to high-end, including the upcoming MIPS32 and MIPS64-based Series5 'Warrior' generation of cores.

Says Amit Rohatgi, VP marketing, Imagination: "To continue to grow our ecosystem, and take the MIPS architecture to new heights, Imagination and Mentor Graphics have entered into a new multi-year agreement. Open source tools and technologies like Sourcery CodeBench are key drivers for proliferation of our IP. We will continue to work closely together with Mentor to optimize the toolchain and included components which will deliver added functionality and improved performance for new and existing MIPS cores."

Mark Mitchell, general manager, Open Source Embedded Solutions at Mentor Graphics says: "The MIPS architecture is one of the most storied - and most popular - computer architectures in history, and is poised for even greater success now that MIPS is under the stewardship of Imagination Technologies. Mentor Graphics has been a proud MIPS partner for many years. The continuing collaboration between Mentor Graphics and Imagination not only ensures the availability of free, open-source toolchains for MIPS, but ongoing improvements in functionality and performance for embedded developers."

For more information on Sourcery CodeBench, visit: http://www.mentor.com/embedded-software/sourcery-tools/sourcery-codebench/overview/.

About MIPS CPUs

MIPS processor IP family is a comprehensive portfolio of low-power, high-performance processor cores, ranging from high-end applications processors down to extremely small, deeply embedded microcontrollers. With a strong position in home entertainment and networking products and a growing position in mobile devices, MIPS processors power billions of products around the globe, and are supported by a broad ecosystem of software, operating systems and tools.

About Mentor Graphics

Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world's most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. Established in 1981, the company reported revenues in the last fiscal year of about $1,090 million. Corporate headquarters are located at 8005 S.W. Boeckman Road, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-7777. World Wide Web site: http://www.mentor.com.

Mentor is a registered trademark and Sourcery is a trademark of Mentor Graphics Corporation.

About Imagination

Imagination Technologies - a global leader in multimedia, processor, communication and cloud technologies - creates and licenses market-leading processor solutions including graphics, video, vision, CPU and embedded processing, multi-standard communications, cross-platform V.VoIP and VoLTE, and cloud connectivity. These silicon and software intellectual property (IP) solutions for systems-on-chip (SoC) are complemented by an extensive portfolio of software, tools and ecosystems. Target markets include mobile phone, connected home consumer, mobile and tablet computing, in-car electronics, networking, telecoms, health, smart energy and connected sensors. Imagination's licensees include many of the world's leading semiconductor manufacturers, network operators and OEM/ODMs. Corporate headquarters are located in the United Kingdom, with sales and R&D offices worldwide. See: www.imgtec.com.

CONTACT: Imagination Technologies' Press Contacts:
         UK: David Harold
         david.harold@imgtec.com
         +44 (0)1923 260 511
         
         USA: Jen Bernier-Santarini
         jen.bernier@imgtec.com
         +1 408-530-5178
         
         Mentor Graphics' Press Contact:
         Sonia Harrison
         sonia_harrison@mentor.com
         +1 503.685.1165

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