MIPS-based Microchip PIC32 MCUs rank first among 32-bit embedded solutions in EE Times survey

          

A few days ago, David Blaza, VP of electronics at UBM Tech, and Alex Wolfe, editor-in-chief of EE Times, presented the results of the eagerly awaited Embedded Market Study 2013 to embedded electronics executives attending the DESIGN West exhibition. The UBM Tech comprehensive report covers all aspects of embedded development and had over 2,000 respondents […]

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The chipKIT from Microchip with a MIPS-based PIC32 32-bit CPU provides leading performance for MCU applications

        

How many times have you started an embedded project, then looked at all the kits available and felt you had to compromise due to software tools, community support or hardware characteristics? That ends today with the Microchip chipKIT™ Development Platforms based on a MIPS32 M4K MCU. The little techie video below courtesy of The Ben […]

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GPU compute on PowerVR with Android’s Filterscript API

          

Android is Google’s mobile and embedded operating system that targets every consumer electronics product from smartphones and tablets to handheld gaming consoles or smart TVs and wall ovens. Yes, you’ve read correctly – an oven capable of running OpenGL ES apps. But graphics APIs aside, the latest version of the Android operating system (Android 4.2 […]

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Ray tracing with the Neon plugin for Rhino v5 and the Caustic Series2 boards at DEVELOP3D Live

          

We have just returned from DEVELOP3D Live, an up and coming conference held at the Warwick Arts Centre in the UK, exploring the future of product development technology, tools and strategies. Even though it’s only in its second year of existence, this year’s keynotes were given by leading industry figures such as Autodesk CEO Carl […]

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How to build scalable mobile graphics and optimize apps for PowerVR GPUs

            

Android currently supports a range of CPU and GPU architectures, implemented in different combinations across various chipsets. Scaling the fidelity of mobile graphics to get the most out of the underlying GPU has become a unique selling point when differentiating applications from the crowd. Because our PowerVR Insider programme is about enabling applications and their […]

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Mentor Graphics, Imagination and Pure deliver an impressive graphical UI on the Pure Avalon 300R Connect Digital TV Recorder

         

Mentor Graphics, Imagination and Pure have worked together to deliver an advanced graphical UI for the Pure Avalon 300R Connect Freeview+ HD Digital TV Recorder. Philip Burr, director of UI product marketing at Mentor Graphics, is here to tell you more about the collaboration between Mentor, Imagination and Pure as well as the wide range […]

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Pure Avalon 300R Connect with PowerVR graphics ushers in a new era of smart STBs

         

The brand new Pure Avalon 300R Connect Freeview+ HD Digital TV Recorder is a high-performance digital TV recorder (PVR) with a rich and intuitive user interface running on a computing platform that integrates Imagination’s PowerVR graphics technologies. Pure is a division of Imagination and the world’s leading manufacturer of wireless music and internet radio systems. […]

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PowerVR graphics give the quad-core Allwinner A31s a competitive edge

         

Quad-core Allwinner A31s, a high-performance SoC for phablets With numerous flavours of supported operating systems, high screen resolutions, and rich connectivity options, the quad-core Allwinner A31s platform has been designed and optimized for enjoying a wide range of content, from streaming video and reading eBooks to console-quality gaming and social media interaction. At its core, […]

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Imagination and Imperial College London: a role model for industry-academic partnership

Over the past five years, Imagination has been working hard to develop strong recognition and relationships throughout the UK university community. Of these, the most advanced relationship we have today is that with Imperial College London. Regarded as one of the UK’s top universities, ranked by the Times as #10 in the world (Cambridge was […]

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PVRTC: the most efficient texture compression standard for the mobile graphics world

            

After going behind the scenes of Imagination’s latest and greatest PVRTC2 texture compression standard, we now look at how PVRTC works and compare it against other widely texture compression standards available to game developers who want to target the whole range of our PowerVR GPUs, including Series5, Serie5XT and Series6. Textures are ubiquitous in mobile […]

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