Multicore vs multithreaded CPUs

Simultaneous multithreading in CPUs and its importance for network processing

        

The Linley Tech Processor two-day conference has grown to feature 25 technical presentations, together with panel discussions, exhibits, and other networking opportunities. It was the best place for Imagination to showcase our Meta advanced simultaneous multithreading CPU technologies as the covered topics ranged from trends in multicore-processor design and programming to “manycore” architectures that address […]

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A barnstorming year for Imagination at CES 2013

         

[View the story "A barnstorming year for Imagination at CES 2013" on Storify] A barnstorming year for Imagination at CES 2013 With over a billion devices already shipped using our technologies, Imagination is known world-wide as a leading supplier of the most innovative and comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor IP in the industry. Storified by Imagination […]

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Mythbusters | Imagination’s GPU Compute special edition

             

There seems to be a dangerous trend proliferating recently in certain circles that promote misleading concepts about what GPU compute is all about. But worry not; we here at Imagination have decided to put an end to all the nonsense and give you the proverbial facts in a no-spin zone. We’ve assembled the best engineers […]

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A PVRTC2 data word

Taking texture compression to a new dimension with PVRTC2

           

Released at GDC 2012, Imagination’s updated PVRTC2 texture compression technology provides significant enhancements in quality and efficiency offering application developers unrivaled performance while lowering system memory usage and reducing GPU processing overhead for the low power-driven world of mobile graphics. Everything just got better: high contrast textures, NPOT support and sub-texturing Imagination’s PVRTC texture compression […]

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Imagination’s MIPS architecture is coming to the universities in Russia and Ukraine

          

Imagination Technologies is working with our partner and licensee Microchip Technology, a leading microcontroller company, to further promote the use of the MIPS® architecture to universities in Russia and Ukraine. Microchip’s PIC32 microcontroller uses the MIPS32® M4K™ core, and development boards based on the PIC32 are ideal vehicles through which students can learn about microcontroller-based […]

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PowerVR video solutions: MSE vs SSIM

PowerVR video IP solutions: how to make a difference in a world of standards

           

Product differentiation – one of the industry’s most dreaded topics – seems to be making a strong comeback as more and more vendors try to find ways of setting themselves apart to avoid the bottomless pit of price competition. Vendors need the so-called USPs (unique selling points) within a product that consumers will find attractive […]

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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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LG H13 PowerVR Series6 Rogue

LG’s H13 is the first SoC to feature PowerVR Series6 graphics, aims at smart TVs

           

The highly anticipated and perhaps most awaited day of the past 12 months has finally arrived. While CES 2012 saw the announcement of the first IP cores in Imagination’s ground-breaking PowerVR Series6 GPU core family, this year we are proud to reveal the first product that integrates a ‘Rogue’ core: the LG H13 SoC designed […]

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MIPS 10" reference design tablet

The brand new Ingenic JZ4780 SoC with PowerVR Series5 graphics makes an appearance at CES 2013

          

This is an exciting time for us here at Imagination. Over the past few months there have been a series of announcements from our silicon and OEM partners who have released multiple computing platforms incorporating our PowerVR Series5 and Series5XT graphics solutions. Some of the most recent products we’ve seen have been coming out of […]

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Caustic's Vizualizer plugin for Maya

Caustic previews R2500 and R2100 OpenRL ray tracing PC boards at CES 2013

          

After putting the final touches on the soon-to-be released Caustic Visualizer v1.0 for Autodesk Maya, our colleagues at Caustic set out to revolutionize the digital media and content market. By releasing two brand new OpenRL-based ray tracing PC boards, Caustic gives artists and developers the affordable hardware they require to accelerate their work at unprecedented […]

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