Tag Archives | Wi-Fi

Ensigma Whisper - connected processor

Optimizing Wi-Fi power consumption for IoT


A recently published article by Alan Aronoff provided an excellent introduction into the world of IoT. If you are interested in designing chips for IoT, make sure you keep following our blog because we plan to touch upon two important topics in the upcoming months: Power requirements and power management Processing and connectivity requirements Inside […]

Continue Reading 0
IoT applications and data rate reqs

Processing performance requirements for IoT devices


In this article I’d like to explore some architectural considerations for the CPU and wireless connectivity performance requirements for IoT devices. This post is relevant for system designers looking to scope out the initial specifications of a next-generation IoT device while taking into account features and scalability. CPU processing performance requirements Architectural considerations for the […]

Continue Reading 0
Toshiba TZ5000 chip

Toshiba TZ5000 processors combine PowerVR, Ensigma for IoT, wearables and streaming devices


In a recent blog article, I covered a few announcements from MWC related to chips using MIPS CPUs for IoT and M2M applications, a market that is set to continue growing exponentially in the next decade. Executives at Cisco are predicting that the IoT phenomenon will be worth $19 trillion over a ten year period […]

Continue Reading 4

Taking on fragmentation in IoT


Sitting in the Imagination canteen at lunchtime, there are many, many conversations going on. At Imagination we have staff from all around the world and the lingua franca of the company is English. But at lunchtime people from the same country meet and talk – in their own language. This makes for an interesting and […]

Continue Reading 4
802.11 a b g n

To 802.11b or not to 802.11b – that is the question


Whether ’tis Nobler in the Wi-Fi to suffer The Slings and Arrows of poor performance, Or to take Arms against a Sea of troubles Wi-Fi has been around since 1997 – over 15 years since the original standard was released to the market. In it’s original form Wi-Fi was pretty slow compared to today – […]

Continue Reading 2
Caskeid Pure Jongo

The future is wireless: Introducing Caskeid®, stream synchronisation IP


It’s a trend happening everywhere today: devices are going wireless and connecting to the Internet.  And not just the ubiquitous smartphones, tablets and the smart TV either; add to this a growing list of consumer electronics products: refrigerators, ovens, games consoles, central heating systems, weather stations, radios and home stereo systems. Indeed the simple home […]

Continue Reading 6
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 […]

Continue Reading 4
Next generation connected audio products: the Flow platform

Next generation connected audio products with Imagination, Onkyo and Pure


As the anticipation was building for Embedded Technology (ET), one of Asia’s most important tradeshows, we were busy holding a special event at the British Embassy in Tokyo where we had invited executives from leading semiconductor and consumer electronics companies to participate in a short demonstration of our main technologies and some of the products […]

Continue Reading 0
Video and voice applications: native vs hybrid apps

Video and voice applications for tomorrow’s mobile world


Saraj Mudigonda, Business Development Manager for Imagination’s HelloSoft Video and Voice over IP solutions has recently been looking at how the rise of smartphones, the impact of high-resolution tablets and the rapid development of mobile operating systems like iOS or Android have determined more app designers to enter the mobile world. With 4G World coming […]

Continue Reading 0
Ensigma RPU - typical SoC architecture

Ensigma RPUs: the next big thing in SoC integration


Following our launch of Enisgma UCCP330  and the recent announcement of a license agreement with Qualcomm for certain IP from our Ensigma broadcast, communications and connectivity family, it’s now becoming clear that the importance of Radio Processing Units (RPUs) in the context of SoC evolution is growing rapidly as the concept RF integration is bound […]

Continue Reading 2