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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Getting the light right™ in real time with Caustic Professional and PowerVR OpenRL


Most of you might know Imagination as a leading semiconductor IP company based in the UK. We are the champions of the TBDR (Tile-Based Deferred Rendering) concept, a unique way of rendering 3D graphics that today is ubiquitous with mobile and embedded GPU architectures. You might also be familiar with our PowerVR graphics solutions that […]

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Developing AAA games with the PowerVR POD format


About the PowerVR POD format POD (the PowerVR Object Data format) is a light-weight deployment format for scene data such as meshes, animations, lights and cameras. The format was created by the PowerVR Graphics Developer Technology team to enable artists to export their assets into a container that programmers can quickly and easily import into […]

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The world’s first Android 4.0 set top box certified with Google Mobile Services – it’s MIPS!


At the recent 2013 International CES, Broadcom and Samsung announced the world’s first Android 4.0 set top box with Google Mobile Services (GMS). This first-of-its-kind device is based on—you guessed it, MIPS! While dozens of Android set-top boxes already exist in the market, Samsung’s SMT-E5015 Smart TV box is the first to pass the stringent […]

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Students take on the Internet of Things with Imagination’s FlowCloud platform


Imagination has a number of close links with universities supporting both research and teaching programmes.  One example of this is the Group Design Project which is done as part of the University of Southampton Electronic and Computer Science undergraduate Master of Electronic Engineering (MEng) courses.  The project lasts for 10 weeks, and the students work […]

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PowerVR Graphics SDK v3.0 r2 is out now, brings BlackBerry 10 support and Android SDK Manager integration


As you’ve probably noticed over the past few days, we have announced an important update to the latest version of our PowerVR Graphics SDK, which is now free to download for all PowerVR Insider members. The PowerVR Graphics SDK v3.0 r2 release brings two new important features that are definitely going to resonate with the […]

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