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.

Once again, we bring you another of our Visionary series of interviews with key thinkers at the company. This time we’re in conversation with Paul Brasnett, senior research manager for the PowerVR Vision & AI division. Paul leads three teams at Imagination; two research the latest developments in the rapidly moving world of neural network acceleration and a third that … Continued

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In our report on last year’s Embedded Vision Summit, we observed that machine learning was at the top of the classic Gartner hype cycle. Imagination was of course once again in attendance at the show last month and we’d say it was still riding high. Kristof Beets, Senior Director of Product Management & Technical Marketing at Imagination reported back that … Continued

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Back in September Imagination changed the game for embedded AI acceleration with the introduction of the Series2NX neural network accelerator (NNA) and today we are proud to announce two cores in the range: the PowerVR AX2185 aimed at the premium markets, and the AX2145 for the mid-range. (We go into more detail about each below). As we explained in our … Continued

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This week Imagination is once again on its travels as we set down in Santa Clara, California for this year’s Embedded Vision Summit (EVS). This event is dedicated to one of the hot topics of the moment – vision and AI in embedded and mobile devices – or as the EVS website describes it, “bringing visual intelligence to products.” Our … Continued

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Last week the National Technology Awards 2018 took place in the luxurious surroundings of the Waldorf Hilton, London. The NTAs are an annual event that celebrates excellent in the industry and we are delighted to announce that Imagination’s PowerVR’s Vision & AI team has won in the category for ‘Tech Team of the Year.’ The judging panel, ranging from journalists … Continued

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This week Imagination will be showcasing our innovative technologies at AutoSens, the Automotive Sensor and Perception Conference, which connects engineers and others who are involved in the ADAS and autonomous vehicles markets. The conference takes place in locations in the US and Europe, and this week it’s located in Detroit, a place long associated with the motor car. Once the … Continued

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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 Carlos Sarria, Senior Developer Technology Manager, for PowerVR Developer Technology. Carlos has been with the company since the late ‘90s and was part of many of the company’s early success in console and mobile. He … Continued

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While these days most of us with a smartphone might take gaming on mobile for granted many of us with older memories will recall that it’s actually a relatively recent development. In the days of basic Nokia phones, the likes of Snake ruled the roost (is that a mixed metaphor?). In fact, it’s now viewed as a cool ‘retro’ game. … Continued

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Recently, Imagination attended GDC 2018, presenting an opportunity for game developers to get the latest info on our recent hardware and learn more about our new, groundbreaking developer tools. At our booth, we had a number of demos on show and one of these was an AR application we dubbed ‘Game of Gnomes’ (for no other reason than we love … Continued

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On Monday 19th March, the Game Developer Conference 2018 will open its doors, and professionals involved in the world of making games, from designers and artists to programmers and producers, will gather together for five days of learning, networking and general inspiration. Imagination Technologies has been powering the mobile gaming world since the very beginning and we will, of course, … Continued

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