Imagination at CES 2015: press coverage round-up

      

CES 2015 was a great way to kick off the new year in style. This time around the focus was placed on refining and improving the user experience rather than innovating; there were also several exciting announcements for IoT, wearables and automotive that highlighted important trends for the next 12 months. For more information on […]

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MIPS goes to Pluto

  

This week we found out that NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft sent on a mission to reach Pluto in 2006 came out of hibernation for its long-awaited encounter with the world’s most famous dwarf planet. Traveling across the solar system, the New Horizons spacecraft is now approximately 3.5 billion miles from the Sun, nine years after […]

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PCs are not the only devices going wireless in 2015

While browsing on Forbes a few months ago, I came across an article by Moor Insights founder and principal analysts Patrick Moorhead who described how recent wireless technologies are creating fully portable mobile devices. Since I always carry a laptop around to do my work, I was very excited about the prospect of a cable-free […]

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Miracast streaming using PowerVR video processors

      

When it comes to multimedia streaming, people tend to think about YouTube, Netflix and many other services that deliver your favorite clips on smartphones, tablets and laptops. But thanks to a series of smarter technologies, users can also stream videos between devices over wireless protocols. One example is Miracast, a peer-to-peer wireless screencasting standard that […]

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GEAK chief executive shares his thoughts on the future of smartwatches

     

Working for a company that designs silicon IP and also has a consumer electronics division means I get to see new and exciting products weeks or months before their official release. There are several categories of devices that I am following closely right now – and wearables are probably at the top of my list. […]

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MIPS P5600 sets new record for single-threaded CPU performance

        

Two months ago I was returning home from our first ever Imagination Summit in Japan. While waiting to board the airplane that would take me back to England, I saw a billboard sign for Nissan – “WHAT IF_the world’s fastest man went even faster?”. That’s an interesting question, I said to myself. A few weeks […]

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First hands-on with the Creator CI20 microcomputer

        

When we introduced Creator CI20 two weeks ago in London, we had several demonstrations on display showing the full capabilities of the board in terms of performance and power consumption. Today we will be showing you a selection of these demonstrations that focus on three areas: gaming, multimedia streaming and web browsing. For those who […]

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Our PowerVR Graphics SDK is now on GitHub

     

Traditionally, our PowerVR Graphics SDK has been made available through our PowerVR Insider website. For the v3.4 release of our SDK, we wanted to make it as easy as possible to access, modify and integrate it into graphics applications. In addition to the existing downloadable SDK installer, we have started using GitHub as an alternative […]

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Optimizing graphics applications for PowerVR GPUs

     

Knowing where to look for help is half of the battle when it comes to optimizing your application. This blog post is intended to ease your 3D graphics development process by not only directing you to relevant learning resources, but also explaining what analysis tools are available and detailing the various ways to contact our […]

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MIPS Creator CI20 development board now available for only $65

          

An exciting new microcomputer for Linux and Android enthusiasts has arrived. When we initially announced the MIPS Creator CI20 development board, we were flooded by your exciting project proposals; the launch generated so much interest in our little programme that our site crashed under the intense pressure. Introducing the new Creator programme We’ve spent the […]

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