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My week with the Jongo S3 wireless speakers from Pure

       

Alexandru Voica contributes ‘My week with’, a regular column covering consumer products that use IP technologies from Imagination. Product design and hardware specifications Earlier last month, an interesting email found its way in my inbox. It was from my colleagues at Pure who were announcing a stereo pair promotion for the Jongo wireless speaker system. […]

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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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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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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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Next generation connected audio products: the Flow platform

Next generation connected audio products with Imagination, Onkyo and Pure

          

As the anticipation was building for Embedded Technology (ET), one of Asia’s most important tradeshows, we were busy holding a special event at the British Embassy in Tokyo where we had invited executives from leading semiconductor and consumer electronics companies to participate in a short demonstration of our main technologies and some of the products […]

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Ensigma RPU - typical SoC architecture

Ensigma RPUs: the next big thing in SoC integration

        

Following our launch of Enisgma UCCP330  and the recent announcement of a license agreement with Qualcomm for certain IP from our Ensigma broadcast, communications and connectivity family, it’s now becoming clear that the importance of Radio Processing Units (RPUs) in the context of SoC evolution is growing rapidly as the concept RF integration is bound […]

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Keeping up with Ensigma UCCP platforms: Wi-Fi Direct certification achieved!

      

If you’ve had a look over Research and Market’s latest forecast, it would seem that there is a current surge in the demand for Wi-Fi to be present in all the consumer electronics devices that one expects to find in a connected home. The rising popularity of over-the-top (OTT) content delivered by services like Netflix […]

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