Posts by Benny Har-Even


About Benny Har-Even

With a background in technology journalism stretching back to the late 90s, Benny Har-Even has written for many of the top UK technology publications, across both consumer and B2B and has appeared as an expert on BBC World Business News and BBC Radio Five Live. He is now Technical Communications Specialist at Imagination Technologies.

Welcome to the latest in our series of Visionary interviews with our key thinkers at the company. In this instalment, we spend some time with David Harold, VP of Marketing and Communications who has been with the company since the late ‘90s. Following on from our 25th-anniversary celebrations of last summer, and post the recent changes at Imagination after its … Continued

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You know that future everyone keeps talking about – the one with powerful AI, reusable space rockets and flying cars. Well, it’s sort of happening. We have intelligent speakers that can tell us the weather, new rockets launching and (mostly) coming back to earth and in China manned tests of passenger drones are taking place. So while some may be … Continued

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Last year, Imagination announced Furian, our newest graphics architecture and the first major update for PowerVR since 2012. This introduction marks a significant step in satisfying the ever increasing demands for more device performance, especially for new use cases such as AR, VR and AI, while keeping PowerVR at the top of the pile for power efficiency and performance in embedded … Continued

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Could you live without your smartphone? Almost everybody relies on one these days for so much of what they do – email, messages, social media, banking and more. Some people have even been known to use them to make phone calls! While this may not be unexpected for developed markets, it may come as a surprise to some that this … Continued

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As big events go, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) divides opinion almost as much as a Star Wars movie. It never fails to attract the crowds, but with its numerous halls and myriad devices (of variable quality), all vying for attention it never fails to delight and frustrate in equal measure. No doubt though if you’re involved in creating the … Continued

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Imagination Technologies is a company with a vision to help our customers create innovative products that will change the world. We are always thinking ahead to see how we can best deliver that future – a future that’s bright, bold and empowering. At the core of this vision are our employees. They are key in bringing this future to fruition. … Continued

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A film I remember fondly is High Fidelity, in which the main protagonist has four obsessions – pop music, getting his ex-girlfriend back, making Top Five of All Time lists, and making Top Five lists of pop music that will help him get his ex-girlfriend back. In typically manly fashion then this is another list, but with only one obsession … Continued

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Welcome to the first of new series of blog posts where on a monthly basis we will be exploring some of the big issues facing the industry right now. We will do so by asking a question to experts in the industry and also the expertise within our company. The first question is simply: “is AI overhyped?” Imagination recently entered … Continued

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“The future of television is a hard nut to crack,” a wise man once said. While this line is taken from our own blog, I can safely describe it as wise as I’m actually quoting my predecessor who last year took a look at ‘the evolution of TV and set-top box chipsets’. The post discussed how TV has evolved rapidly … Continued

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As a former technology journalist it’s not often I find myself bamboozled by technology, but the other day it happened. I was in the process of upgrading from one generic fruit-related smartphone device to another when something seemingly remarkable took place. I took the ‘new’ device out of the box and placed it on the table next to the old one … Continued

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