Archive | Communications

To 802.11b or not to 802.11b – that is the question

       

Whether ’tis Nobler in the Wi-Fi to suffer The Slings and Arrows of poor performance, Or to take Arms against a Sea of troubles Wi-Fi has been around since 1997 – over 15 years since the original standard was released to the market.  In it’s original form Wi-Fi was pretty slow compared to today – […]

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Imagination Data Bite: Wearables

     

Over the summer, Imagination reached out to 428 technology users from across our connected society as part of its Technology of the Future Survey, which explored user attitudes to new technologies, like wearables and the Internet of Things, as well as the social impact of technology on our security and privacy. Some of the findings […]

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Ensigma combo IP delivers Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and FM connectivity for mobile, wearable, IoT and other applications

        

This year’s Embedded Technology conference in Japan is ground zero for a new revolution in mobile and embedded connectivity. The conference marks the launch of a range of Imagination’s Ensigma radio communications processors (RPUs) for smartphones, tablets, wearables, IoT and other connected products. The configurable baseband IP cores we are announcing include: Ensigma C4511, which […]

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The future is wireless: Introducing Caskeid®, stream synchronisation IP

        

It’s a trend happening everywhere today: devices are going wireless and connecting to the Internet.  And not just the ubiquitous smartphones, tablets and the smart TV either; add to this a growing list of consumer electronics products: refrigerators, ovens, games consoles, central heating systems, weather stations, radios and home stereo systems. Indeed the simple home […]

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Cavium introduces the MIPS64-based OCTEON III CPU family for ultra-high performance networking

         

Cavium has been a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products for networking, communications and cloud infrastructure for years, but things are about to get even more interesting thanks to the recent launch of OCTEON III, a new family of processors that is poised to make an impact in the enterprise systems market. Its brand […]

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VoLTE or VoIP over LTE – Who is the ultimate winner?

             

The IEEE Santa Clara Valley Consumer Electronics Society is an exciting forum for San Francisco Bay Area industry experts, engineers, press and analysts interested in all aspects of consumer electronics. It was a pleasure to recently be in a room buzzing with enthusiasm about my presentation discussing carrier grade VoLTE vs. VoIP over LTE OTT […]

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Ensigma Series4 Radio Processing Units for all your communication needs

           

A few months ago, we announced that our Ensigma Series3 Radio Processing Units had achieved Wi-Fi Direct certification, making them an ideal all-round connectivity solution for 802.11 a/b/g/n with MIMO smart antenna technology and Bluetooth v3.0 compatible solutions. The Embedded Technology conference and exhibition in Yokohama, Japan was the ground for the release of Imagination’s […]

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Imagination's List-o-mania: Connected home, Internet of Things and emerging markets

Imagination’s List-o-mania: A roundup of releases for the Connected Home, Internet of Things and other emerging markets in 2012

             

After focusing on everyone’s favourite smartphones, tablets and other mobile-related launches for 2012, it’s time we took a glance at the connected home, the Internet of Things and emerging markets. As before, we’ve taken a focused approach, where we chose a small selection of relevant products and solutions that really made a splash in the […]

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Carbon Design Systems - Video Demonstration Channel

Making virtual IP models work for you with Carbon Design Systems and Imagination

             

Just in case you’ve missed it, Carbon Design Systems has recently announced that it is expanding its portfolio by making virtual models available for a wide range of our IP cores, including PowerVR graphics and video cores, Ensigma RPU communications platforms and Meta general-purpose and DSP processors. You can have a look at the extensive […]

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