This agreement will bring AMD's patented Unified Shader Architecture - first introduced in the Microsoft Xbox 360 gaming system - to QUALCOMM's advanced Mobile Station Modem chipsets, potentially reaching many millions of mobile phone users.
"QUALCOMM's licensing of AMD's industry-leading OpenGL ES 2.0 IP for integration into our chipset solutions allows us to continue our leadership in providing the highest quality graphics application experience in the industry," said Steve Mollenkopf, senior vice president of product management for QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies. "We look forward to seeing devices that leverage this technology to deliver the full potential of what wireless has to offer."
Through its agreement with QUALCOMM, AMD will deliver innovative new graphics solutions, empowering the delivery of advanced hardware and software applications for outstanding mobile graphics experiences. To accelerate the evolution of immersive graphics for handheld devices, AMD continues to work with an array of hardware and software suppliers to drive new graphics standards and industry-leading technology, such as the AMD patented Unified Shader Architecture.