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PowerVR Graphics SDK v3.3 Release 2 is live!

      

The second release of the PowerVR Graphics SDK v3.3 is now available. We’ve built on our previous release to provide further support for OpenGL ES 3.1. For example, we’ve added an OpenGL ES 3.1 PC Emulation SDK for Windows and Linux, demonstrating new API features such as compute shaders. We have also added GLSL ES […]

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MIPS CPUs, the perfect Linux machines

       

When it comes to operating systems, Linux® is perhaps the world’s most popular open source OS. Linux has been running on thousands of MIPS devices that have shipped in very large volume (north of several billions of units). The MIPS ISA (MIPS32, MIPS64 and microMIPS) is fully supported in Linux, with Imagination and our licensees […]

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PowerVR Graphics SDK v3.1

The PowerVR Graphics SDK v3.1 sets a new milestone for mobile graphics development

                  

Launched at GDC 2013, the PowerVR Graphics SDK v3.1 provides developers all the SDK components, tools and utilities they need to build, test, and debug apps for Android, iOS, BlackBerry 10, Windows or Linux. The PowerVR Graphics SDK v3.1 is part of our usual cycle of bi-yearly updates when we include support for new graphics […]

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GDC 2013 in a nutshell: PowerVR sessions, a panel on mobile graphics and massive prizes

                  

We are currently making the final preparations for GDC 2013, the annual March conference on game development, software tools, and graphics technologies. We are very excited about the things we have put together this year, including four PowerVR sessions, one amazing panel on the future of mobile graphics, tons of giveaways and the upcoming release […]

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PowerVR SGX544, a modern GPU for today’s leading platforms

                  

PowerVR SGX544 is the second member of Imagination’s PowerVR Series5XT family. It can be implemented as a high-performance 4-pipeline single core or in various multiprocessor (MP) configurations of between 2 and 16 cores (8 to 64 pipelines). The list below shows just some of our partners that have shipped or will soon ship PowerVR SGX544-based […]

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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 promise of heterogeneous computing: an insider look at the HSA Foundation

         

There has been a lot of talk recently about the HSA Foundation that AMD, ARM, Imagination Technologies, MediaTek and Texas Instruments have set up. Articles in the Inquirer or PC Mag have looked at the implications of this union which was announced through the official press release at the AMD Fusion Developer Summit  in Bellevue, […]

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