AMD has just reached an agreement with Qualcomm involving the sale of a license allowing it to integrate ATI’s Unified Shader type architecture in its chips following the example of Freescale and ST. Curiously, while the press release speaks of intellectual property related to OpenGL ES 2.0, nowhere is there mention of the vector graphics standard 2D OpenVG 1.0.
In practice, the technologies developed by AMD’s graphic division will be found in the Mobile Station Modem. If it sells well, several million mobile phones will benefit from the know-how of the Radeon’s creator. Thus, some good news for AMD who will be able to slightly improve its presence on this market with considerable potential even this has taken some time to concretize.