NeoMagic

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NeoMagic Corporation

Manufacturing, e-Commerce

foundation = 1993
Headquarters San Jose, California
Products SOCs
Website http://www.neomagic.com

NeoMagic Corporation OTC Pink: NMGC is a fabless semiconductor company and supplier of low-power audio and video integrated circuits for mobile use (MagicMedia).

In October 2012, NeoMagic entered into the e-Commerce arena with the acquisition of its MercadoMagico.com division. MercadoMagico.com is an e-Commerce platform that will initially target the U.S. Market with a special focus on the fast-growing Hispanic and Latino community in the Americas. MercadoMagico.com provides a multivendor platform where users will be able to buy and sell products from one another or buy electronic products directly.

MagicGraph / MagicMedia Products[edit]

Model Chipset
MagicGraph 128 NM2070
MagicGraph 128V NM2090
MagicGraph 128ZV NM2093
MagicGraph 128ZV+ NM2097
MagicGraph 128XD NM2160
MagicMedia 256AV NM2200
MagicMedia 256AV+ NM2230
MagicMedia 256ZX NM2360
MagicMedia 256XL+ NM2380

History[edit]

NeoMagic Corporation was founded in 1993 in California.[1] Working alongside Mitsubishi Electric, NeoMagic introduced its first graphics processors in 1995;[2] these were notable for being the first chips to combine a graphics chip and video memory into one package.[3] As this was a more power-efficient method than previous graphics processors had used, most of the major laptop manufacturers of the time began to use NeoMagic graphics chips in their systems.[2] In 2000, NeoMagic left the laptop market completely,[4] and switched their focus to producing systems on a chip, or SOCs, for mobile phones and other handheld devices, like PDAs.[5] The firm's first handheld chips were unveiled in 2001, when NeoMagic introduced the MiMagic line.[6] The initial MiMagic chips were based on a 32-bit MIPS Technologies RISC processor core, and featured 4MB of embedded DRAM, as well as a 1024x768-capable graphics chip, and a AC'97-compatible sound processor.[6] In October 2012, NeoMagic acquired MercadoMagico.com.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About Us". NeoMagic Corporation. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Pitta, Julie (July 1, 1998). "Reboot NeoMagic". Forbes. Retrieved January 18, 2015. 
  3. ^ Malik, O.P. (June 24, 1997). "NeoMagic on the rise". Forbes. Retrieved January 18, 2015. 
  4. ^ Hachman, Mark (April 21, 2000). "NeoMagic to exit PC graphics mkt. for wireless". EETimes. Retrieved January 18, 2015. 
  5. ^ Blickenstorfer, Conrad H. "Magic? No, NeoMagic". Pen Computing Magazine. Retrieved January 18, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "NeoMagic hopes to weave new magic with RISC-based chips for handhelds". EETimes. July 10, 2001. Retrieved January 18, 2015. 

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