NEC?s embedded DRAM (eDRAM) technology will be incorporated in Microsoft?s
next-generation Xbox platform.
NEC?s eDRAM graphics chips are manufactured in the company?s 300mm wafer
fabrication facility and are to play a key role in the Xbox graphics
subsystem, the companies said today, promising to deliver stunning
high-definition graphics to the gamer's experience.
?The next-generation Xbox platform will provide gamers with a highly
advanced graphics experience,? said Todd Holmdahl, corporate VP of
Microsoft?s Xbox product group, in a statement.
?NEC Electronics? cutting-edge embedded DRAM technology plays a vital role
in enabling our graphics engine's performance, while its manufacturing
process provides a reliable resource that can deliver the volumes required
to support what will be an extremely popular gaming platform,? he added.
No financial details of the agreement were given.