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This post was written by Bryce Johnstone on March 8th, 2012
We launched the PowerVR Insider SDK 2.10 today at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco - a major upgrade that includes support for the latest PowerVR PVRTC2 texture compression format - copies are being exclusively given away on DVD at GDC then made available for download after the show. With Imagination was at the show and […]
This post was written by Eyal Barzilay on February 8th, 2012
The use of multicore technology to deliver more CPU horsepower is one of the increasingly common methods to providing higher system performance in hardware. This is true even for high volume consumer applications where cost and power can be very important. However, upgrading to a multi-core system doesn’t automatically guarantee performance improvements or an enhanced […]
This post was written by MIPS Developer Team on January 18th, 2012
While we love chips, it is always exciting and fun to attend International CES and see how engineers and the development community implement MIPS‘ processor core technology into amazing consumer products. As is the case every year, usage of MIPS-Based processors was found throughout the show – in DTVs, set-top boxes (STBs), Blu-ray players, digital […]
This post was written by David Harold on January 18th, 2012
Via Engadget we have this exciting first report on TI’s OMAP5, which includes PowerVR. OMAP5430 and OMAP5432 reportedly combine a dual-core 2GHz ARM Cortex-A15 with PowerVR SGX544MP2 to deliver blistering performance for mobile computing and smartphone applications.
This post was written by David Harold on December 16th, 2011
The latest in innovative, high tech electronics have been showcasing the very best of British manufacturing at the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) in Westminster. Mark Prisk, Business Minister met with Tony King-Smith – Vice President Marketing, Imagination Technologies Group plc – during his visit to the Electronics Showcase. UK designed and manufactured […]
Convergence with a caveat: will the TV, tablet, smartphone and computer converge into one master device?
This post was written by Kevin Kitagawa on December 14th, 2011
The evolution of the iPhone and Android smartphones have allowed consumers to be entertained, to easily access information on-the-go and to communicate with anyone from anywhere. Need directions to the nearest gas station? Look it up on Google Maps. Need restaurant recommendations? Launch your Yelp app. Need to waste 10 minutes while waiting for someone? […]
This post was written by MIPS Developer Team on December 11th, 2011
Something has changed in the Android world. The first example of a platform/form factor available with the latest release of Android is not an ARM-based platform. It’s MIPS-Based, and it really is the world’s first available Android Ice Cream Sandwich tablet, with full Android 4.0 functionality and great performance/features –all for less than $100. If […]
This post was written by David Harold on December 8th, 2011
Imagination Technologies has chosen Bristol as the location for its latest R&D facility and Silicon South West is hosting a networking event to welcome Imagination Technologies to the city. “Next Generation Multimedia & Communications Technologies” will be held by Silicon South West on 19 January 2012 at The Bristol Hotel, Bristol. This event is a perfect […]
This post was written by David Harold on November 10th, 2011
Check out today’s announcement that Samsung Electronics has signed a license agreement for IP from Imagination’s PowerVR SGX MP multiprocessor graphics family. Samsung will deploy Imagination’s technologies in multiple SoCs targeting mobile and consumer markets.
This post was written by MIPS Developer Team on November 9th, 2011
Android has really fired up everyone’s appetite in the consumer electronics market: Cupcake, Donut, Éclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, and now, Ice Cream Sandwich – the latest delight from the Patisserie Chez Google. Starting with the earliest Android releases on up through the Honeycomb release this past spring, all versions of Android have shipped on MIPS-based […]