Micro-benchmark your render on PowerVR Series5, Series5XT and Series6 GPUs

                 

Benchmarking the performance of applications running on PowerVR GPUs isn’t as simple as collecting time stamps as various points in your render. The reason for this is that the graphics driver submits work to the GPU independently from the API calls that an application has made, i.e. very few graphics API calls are blocking operations. […]

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The Android Diaries | Getting started with graphics development on Android

                

Since it first hit commercial devices in 2008, the Android Operating System (OS) has gained a significant market share and became one of the main OSes for mobile device manufacturers. A driving factor behind its dominance is the large number of applications available for it. As high-performance, low-power GPUs from Imagination’s PowerVR Series5XT graphics family […]

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PowerVR Video Decoder Requirements for WiDi Miracast

PowerVR video IP solutions for wireless displays

           

After coming back from MWC 2013 in Barcelona where we’ve launched the PowerVR G6100 – our most smallest PowerVR Series6 GPU to date -, we’re dedicating this entry to a ‘behind the scenes’ look at the other important announcement made during the show. We’ve stated in a recent press release that power efficiency is now […]

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Imagination Technologies launches new logo at MWC 2013 (part 2)

  

At MWC 2013, Imagination Technologies has reinvented itself with a brand new company logo offering a new identity and a refreshed image to partners, investors, and analysts. The new branding represents Imagination’s diversification and growth due in large part to recent acquisitions of several key companies such as Caustic Graphics, HelloSoft, MIPS Technologies and Nethra […]

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Imagination Technologies launches new logo at MWC 2013 (part 1)

  

At MWC 2013, Imagination Technologies has reinvented itself with a brand new company logo offering a new identity and a refreshed image to partners, investors, and analysts. The new branding represents Imagination’s diversification and growth due in large part to recent acquisitions of several key companies such as Caustic Graphics, HelloSoft, MIPS Technologies and Nethra […]

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Renesas Mobile previews the brand new APE6 processors with PowerVR Series6 graphics at MWC 2013

                

At MWC 2013, Renesas Mobile is showcasing the APE6 ultra-high performance application processor integrating Imagination’s PowerVR Series6 Rogue graphics engine, the industry’s leading GPU IP solution. Renesas Electronics has been one of Imagination’s long-standing partners, having licensed our PowerVR graphics for over 15 years. The company is a Japan’s largest semiconductor manufacturer with R&D and […]

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PowerVR G6100: small is powerful

              

The PowerVR G6100 is the latest addition to the highly efficient Series6 family of graphics IP cores, making it the smallest member of the ‘Rogue’ area-optimized GPUs to date. A single core, single cluster GPU, it will enable mass-market adoption of OpenGL ES 3.0 on a wide range of computing platforms. Products supporting the latest […]

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PowerVR Series6 passes OpenGL ES 3.0 conformance with flying colours

          

Imagination’s PowerVR Series6 GPU technologies have now achieved full conformance with the latest version of OpenGL ES, marking another major milestone for this family of efficient, low power GPU IP cores which have been among the first OpenGL ES 3.0-conformant graphics cores to ship in consumer products. OpenGL ES is an open API from Khronos […]

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A preview of what’s to come at MWC 2013 from Imagination

         

Having just wrapped up our biggest CES shows so far, we are now getting ready for another yearly highlight for Imagination: MWC 2013. Mobile World Congress is an annual conference and trade show organized by GSMA (GSM Association) – an association of mobile operators and related companies focused on standardizing, deploying and promoting the GSM […]

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4K TVs and the Connected Home take center stage

              

The dust is starting to settle over one of the largest consumer electronics shows of the year so it’s the perfect time to review some of the best technologies we’ve seen during a very busy week for Imagination in Las Vegas. CES 2013 saw a record number of consumer electronics companies exhibiting, with exciting new […]

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