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Press release:  TEN NEW CUSTOMERS FOR KYRO / KYROII POWERVR PROCESSORS AT COMPUTEX 2001

Date : 2001-06-04

IMAGINATION TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES STMICROELECTRONICS
KYRO(tm) AND KYRO II(tm) POWERVR 3D GRAPHICS ACCELERATOR ADOPTED
BY A BROAD RANGE OF PC GRAPHICS ADD-IN-BOARD MANUFACTURERS
KYRO and KYRO II boards announced and shown at Computex Taiwan

Taipei, 4th June 2001 - PowerVR Technologies - a division of Imagination
Technologies, the leading provider of human computer interface intellectual
property (IP), is pleased to report that leading PC Graphics Add-In-Board
manufacturers are today announcing boards based on STMicroelectronics\'
critically acclaimed KYRO II(tm) 3D Graphics Accelerator at the Computex
show in Taiwan.

KYRO and KYRO II are ST\'s 3D Graphics and Video Accelerators derived from
the partnership between ST and Imagination Technologies. Powered by
PowerVR(tm) Tile Based Rendering technology, KYRO and KYRO II demonstrate
that Tile Based Rendering is the architecture for the future by showing
clear performance leadership when compared with other products in their
class on popular games and industry benchmarks.

CHANCE-I announces its BLOOD KYRO-2 featuring ST\'s KYRO II. The BLOOD KYRO-2
will be available with 32 Mbytes.

Club3D Technology Inc (Grand Hyatt Hotel Taipei, Suite number : 1430 & 1431)
announces its Club3D KYRO I CLK-1064TV featuring ST\'s KYRO with 64MB and
TV-out. Also, its Club3D KYRO II CLK-2032TV and CLK-2064TV featuring ST\'s
KYRO II with 32MB and 64MB with TV-out and TV-Out/DVI respectively.

Ennyah Technologies Corp (Hall 1, booth number C833) announces its Michelan
KYRO 3D Pro K4000 featuring ST\'s KYRO and its Michelan 3D Pro 4500 featuring
ST\'s KYRO II. The Michelan 3D Pro 4000 and the 3D Pro 4500 will both be
offered in 32Mbyte and 64 Mbyte options, with each memory configuration
available with TV output as an option.

InnoVISION Multimedia Ltd (Hall 1, booth number B1277 and 1227) announces
its Inno3D KYROII 4500 featuring ST\'s KYRO II. The Inno3D KYRO II 4500 will
be available in 32 Mbyte and 64 Mbyte options, each available with TV Out as
an option.

Joytech (Hall 2, booth number E081 and E082) announces its APOLLO KYRO 2
featuring ST\'s KYRO II. The APOLLO KYRO 2 will be available with 64 Mbytes
with either TV Output or DVI Output.

Kifer announces its Royal Kings KYRO-1 STG4000 KO4000S64-T0 with TV-out and
KO4000S64-00 without TV-out featuring ST\'s KYRO I. Also Royal Kings KYRO-2
STG4500 KO4500S64-T0 with TV-out and KO4500S64-00 without TV-out.

Lung Hwa (Hall 1, booth number D401) announces its 3D Best 4000 featuring
ST\'s KYRO and its 3D Best 4500 featuring ST\'s KYRO II. The 3D Best 4000 and
4500 will be available in 64 Mbytes with optional TV output function.

MPLUSTECH announces its MPLUSTECH KYRO featuring ST\'s KYRO and its MPLUSTECH
KYRO II featuring ST\'s KYRO II. The MPLUSTECH KYRO will be available with 32
Mbytes and the MPLUSTECH KYRO II will be available with 64 Mbytes.

OJU CTN (Hall C, booth C1253) announces its CV-024AKYRO II featuring ST\'s
KYRO II. The CV-024AKYRO II will be available with 64 Mbytes with either TV
Output or DVI Output.

SUMA (Hall C, booth 1257) announces its SUMA KYRO and SUMA KYRO II featuring
ST\'s KYRO and KYRO II. The SUMA KYRO will be available with 32 Mbytes and TV
Output and the SUMA KYRO II will be available with 64 Mbytes and TV Output
and Video Input.

Notes for Editors


KYRO and KYRO II are ST\'s 3D Graphics and Video Accelerators derived from
the partnership between ST and Imagination Technologies. Powered by
PowerVR(tm) Tile Based Rendering (TBR) technology, KYRO and KYRO II
demonstrate that Tile Based Rendering is the architecture for the future by
showing clear performance leadership when compared with other products in
their class on popular games and industry benchmarks.

Tile Based Rendering takes a different algorithmic approach to 3D, aiming to
eliminate redundant processing and avoid memory bottlenecks. By doing only
what is absolutely necessary, and by keeping as much 3D processing as
possible on-chip, TBR allows maximum performance to be extracted from the
available memory bandwidth. The advantages of Tile Based Rendering will only
increase as future applications increase in complexity.

To enable games and other 3D titles to run with unrivaled image quality,
KYRO and KYRO II support highly efficient Full Scene Anti-Aliasing, Internal
True Color (tm), and Environmental and Dot3 Bump mapping. With an exclusive
feature set including support for 8-layer multi-texturing, Z32 (tm), and
ConstantStencil(tm), KYRO and KYRO II deliver performance and image quality
that sets new standards in PC games.

KYRO and KYRO II also include a fast 128-bit 2D engine, hardware video
playback and DVD decode assistance, AGP Bus Master Interface, a 128-bit
SGRAM/SDRAM interface with up to 64 Mbyte support, and integrated Palette
DAC. A video input port allows connection to a wide range of video source
and capture peripherals, while a digital video output port provides glueless
connection to flat panel displays and TV encoders.

About STMicroelectronics


STMicroelectronics is the world\'s third largest independent semiconductor
company. The Company shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange, on
Euronext Paris and on the Milan Stock Exchange. The Company designs,
develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of semiconductor integrated
circuits (ICs) and discrete devices used in a wide variety of
microelectronic applications, including telecommunications systems, computer
systems, consumer products, automotive products and industrial automation
and control systems. In 2000, the Company\'s net revenues were $7,813.2
million and net earnings were $1,452.1 million. Further information on ST
can be found at www.st.com.

About Imagination Technologies



Imagination Technologies Group plc is an international company that
develops, licenses and supplies market-leading 2D/3D graphics, digital
video, Digital Signal Processing, audio and speech technologies and products
for consumer entertainment and PC Markets. The company has deployed and
planned technologies for games consoles, PC\'s, arcade entertainment
machines, digital set-top boxes, in car information/entertainment systems,
and mobile devices. Since it was founded in 1985, the company has
introduced, via licensing arrangements or directly, a succession of
innovative technologies, silicon chips and add-in boards, which have played
a major role in the development of multimedia and computer-based
entertainment systems. Imagination Technologies Group plc has its corporate
headquarters in the United Kingdom and is publicly traded on the London
Stock Exchange (FTSE:IMG). More information is available on the Imagination
Technologies web site at www.imgtec.com.


About PowerVR Technologies


PowerVR Technologies - a division of Imagination Technologies - develops and
markets the unique PowerVR graphics/video technology. Existing partners
licensing the technology include NEC and STMicroelectronics. PowerVR
Technologies design wins have included Sega\'s latest video games console,
Dreamcast, the Naomi arcade system, which is used in the majority of new
arcade machines worldwide, and numerous PC add-in and OEM customers. More
information is available on the PowerVR Technologies web site at
www.powervr.com

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