Vivante Corporation Joins Futuremark's 3DMark and Handheld Benchmark Development Programs.

Vivante Corporation Joins Futuremark's 3DMark and Handheld Benchmark Development Programs Low-Power Graphics and Multimedia IC Startup Joins Established Industry Leaders With Strategic Interest in 3D Graphics Performance on Handheld Devices and PCs

Vivante HAL Layer for UMPC, gaming, navigation and phone applications. SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - August 6, 2007) - Siggraph -- Futuremark Corporation, the world's leading developer of performance-analysis software and services for smartphones, handheld devices and PCs, announced today that Sunnyvale, California-based Vivante Corporation has joined both its 3DMark and Handheld Benchmark Development Programs (BDP). Vivante Corporation is a privately held fabless semiconductor company, specializing in the design and development of low-power graphics and multimedia ICs for next-generation portables and handheld devices.

Start-up Vivante Corporation recently announced their silicon proven low power GPU architecture. Vivante GPU cores are being designed into 65nm SoCs in multiple mobile applications. Vivante is a Khronos™ contributing Member Company, and listed by Khronos as an OpenGL® ES Adopter with OpenGL ES conformant products in development.

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