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As you may have seen, our latest PowerVR Tools and SDK release (2017 R2) is now available, and it includes some quite significant changes. One of the areas we’ve been working on is our documentation, with several improvements to which we would love to draw your attention. PowerVR Hidden Surface Removal (HSR) from “PowerVR Hardware Architecture Overview for Developers” Major … Continued

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As technology buzz words go, we think you’d be hard-pressed to find two that are more prevalent right now than neural networks and artificial intelligence; and with good reason. They are widely in use today, powering the image recognition in your favourite (or not so favourite) social media platform; the speech recognition systems on your intelligent connected speaker, and the … Continued

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If you’ve been paying attention to the neural network scene recently, and really, why wouldn’t you be – you’ll be aware that it’s a market that’s really getting a lot of attention. In fact, machine learning and deep learning are threatening to become terms that even your mother will be familiar with. If, by the way, your mother doesn’t yet … Continued

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Wi-Fi today is a ubiquitous connectivity technology and is one of the pillars one which Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity rests. The problem, however, is that Wi-Fi has traditionally been a power hungry technology. Imagination’s Ensigma Whisper low-power Wi-Fi IP has been architected from the ground-up to provide an ultra-low power solution that’s ideal for IoT and other battery operated … Continued

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For many, PowerVR is closely associated with graphics technology, from the early days of desktop PC gaming to arcade consoles, and later to home consoles and then, of course, to mobile. Indeed, we’ve recently celebrated our 25th anniversary in a series of blog posts. However, PowerVR also includes a range of other IP for vision and AI applications. This week, … Continued

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Nibiru, based in China is a global leader in VR technology and as a key partner, Imagination Technologies was invited to attend the second “N+” VR/AR/MR Technology International Summit, held in Nanjing, China, on 6 September 2017. The summit, organised by Nanjing Municipal Government, saw the exhibition of next generation prototypes and brought together all types of technologies, content, channels, … Continued

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As we celebrate 25 years of PowerVR, it’s only right that we also look to those in the industry for their thoughts – from those that worked on the technology at the very beginning to those that are incorporating the latest technology into their products. Simon Fenney, Research Fellow at PowerVR, is proud of PowerVR’s achievements since he joined Imagination … Continued

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As mentioned on the blog a couple of times this month, Imagination’s PowerVR graphics is celebrating its twenty-five-year anniversary this summer! That’s a very long time in tech, and the shelves around the PowerVR Developer Technology team here in Kings Langley reflect that. Unlike most tech cupboards, they contain a lot more than just some nests of cables and semi-functional … Continued

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Imagination’s PowerVR architecture is 25 years old this summer and to celebrate we are publishing a series of posts of our memories of the history of this groundbreaking 3D technology. Simon Fenney was one of the lead architects in what was known in 1992 as the ‘Trident Project’ and he remains at the company to this day. In this post, … Continued

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