Intel licenses ARM Mali T658?

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  1. Ailuros

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    or more likely, as per the same article:-

    One reason that Intel may be licensed to use Mali graphics cores is that it may have inherited a license through the acquisition of the wireless business unit of Infineon Technologies AG which took place at the end of 2010.
     
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    Even then it doesn't mean that Intel won't use ARM Mali GPU IP if they want to.
     
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    Maybe it's for software/conformance stuff.
     
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    Windows 8 is built on DX11 API. Mali T658 has DX11 support, so maybe they are going to integerate it in future Atoms (Win 8 tablets).
     
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    Of course, however the inclusion of an Intel Logo in a pie chart means nothing in that regard.

    And clearly given the non-Intel announcements over the last 5 years relating to IMG, you can be sure that anything relating to other graphics IP would be equally non-announced.
     
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    I'm confused. How exactly does Intel being listed as semiconductor partner somehow become "Intel have license T658"?
     
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    On the subject of unspecified licenses, who's Panasonic sourcing for the 3D IP in their UniPhier 1 SoC?

    Some kind of Mali-400 MP config would seem the most likely. I can't imagine Panasonic are rolling their own design at this point.
     
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