Imagination sells Ensigma Wi-Fi technology to Nordic Semiconductor
Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei
Imagination Technologies has announced the sale of its Ensigma Wi-Fi development operations and Wi-Fi IP tech assets to Nordic Semiconductor, which specializes in low-power wireless communications technology.
The move will enable Imagination to focus on the world-leading graphics, vision, and AI processing technologies that represent the majority of its business. Imagination’s strategy is to align its IP to the high-growth and high-value segments that are driving semiconductor demand now and in the future, the company noted.
As well as the transfer of Imagination’s Wi-Fi IP technology, a number of Imagination employees located in the UK, Sweden, India and Taiwan will join Nordic Semiconductor. This represents the majority of the company’s Ensigma division, although some employees focused on broadcast IP will remain with Imagination.
“This is a dream come true for Nordic Semiconductor and its