AMD and Samsung Announce a multi-year Strategic Partnership in ultra-low power, high-performance mobile graphics IP. The AMD Radeon graphics technologies have been chosen by both the companies as the backbone of this collaboration.
The core component of both the partnering companies is that Samsung will be licensing AMD’s graphics IP. Samsung will also concentrate more on graphics technologies and solutions that will be pivotal in driving innovation for Smartphones and its applications.
“As we prepare for disruptive changes in technology and discover new opportunities, our partnership with AMD will allow us to bring ground-breaking graphics products and solutions to market for tomorrow’s mobile applications,” said Inyup Kang, president of Samsung Electronics’ S.LSI Business. “We look forward to working with AMD to accelerate innovations in mobile graphics technologies that will help take future mobile computing to the next level.”
“Adoption of our Radeon graphics technologies across the PC, game console, cloud and HPC markets has grown significantly and we are thrilled to now partner with industry leader Samsung to accelerate graphics innovation in the mobile market,” said Dr. Lisa Su, AMD president, and CEO. “This strategic partnership will extend the reach of our high-performance Radeon graphics into the mobile market, significantly expanding the Radeon user base and development ecosystem.”
Other key terms include –
- AMD to license custom-configured graphics IP based on the next-level graphics architecture
- Samsung to leverage this development and integrate the technology into its smartphones and other mobile devices that support AMD’s capabilities
- AMD to monetize on this partnership through licensing fees and royalties