Imagination Blog

It’s nearly time for our Annual GDC party. We’ve only invited people who’ve attended in the past so far and we’re already filling up quickly, but we wanted to open the invite to blog readers next. If you’d like to come RSVP to louise.jose@imgtec.com.

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  MWC is the greatest gathering of mobile manufacturers, suppliers and technologies in the world. Imagination is a world leader in technologies ideally suited for mobile, and is already deployed in more than 400m mobile products. MWC is the most important show in Imagination’s ever-growing events calendar, and for 2011 we’ll be demonstrating some of our latest technologies, alongside some … Continued

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If you’re going to the shows why not visit Imagination Technologies at GDC Smartphone Summit Feb 28 – March 1 & GDC EXPO March 2-4?   At GDC 2011 Imagination will be talking about: Why POWERVR is the graphics technology of choice in the most iconic smartphones, tablets and computing devices POWERVR SGX543MP, the graphics technology powering SONY NGP and new smartphone SoCs The … Continued

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As has become tradition Imagination will be taking part in the GDC Smartphone Summit (yes, even though they’ve changed the name again) and will be sending over DevTech engineers to soak up interesting sessions and seize the opportunity to have one-on-one discussions with developers. We are especially looking forward to seeing both those we rarely have the opportunity to meet … Continued

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Hello one and all, With GDC 2011 rapidly approaching it seems like as good a time as any to give this blog some much needed love and attention. As has become tradition Imagination will be taking part in the GDC Smartphone Summit (yes, even though they’ve changed the name again) and will be sending over DevTech engineers to soak up … Continued

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We’ve just got back from the MIPS event in Israel and we’re sorting out our show schedule for late 2010 and 2011 now. Whilst there will be several more conferences and events for Imagination to announce, this is what we’ve confirmed so far: Embedded Technology 2010, Yokohama, Japan, December 1-3 Siggraph Asia 2010, Seoul, Korea, December 15-18 CES 2011, Las … Continued

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We announced today that Imagination’s partners have now shipped over 400m devices, cumulatively, incorporating our multimedia SoC (System on Chip) IP cores. What’s more, we foresee the total addressable market (TAM) for SoCs incorporating mobile and embedded graphics and video acceleration engines will exceed 3 billion units per annum within five years. Good news for us and good news for the … Continued

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Samsung Electronics UK has today announced a collaboration with Virgin Atlantic Airways to launch the new Galaxy Tab at  Virgin Atlantic’s flagship Clubhouse at Heathrow Airport. The brand alliance will enable Virgin Atlantic customers to be amongst the first people to experience the latest Samsung tablet, which includes POWERVR technology.

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Check out the new processors from Texas Instruments. The new AM3894 Sitara and C6A8168 Integra feature a POWERVR 3D graphics accelerator to enable richer graphical user interfaces and an enhanced user experience. They deliver support for up to two high-quality displays at up to 1920 x 1280 resolution with an SGX530 graphics accelerator up to 333 MHz  to render 3D graphics.

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Driverless cars. No, not the kind that roll down hills. Both New Scientist and TechNewsDaily have this week looked at the possibility of a future in which we enjoy a new level of automobile automation. ‘The tech industry needs a fresh market to address after TV, computers and cellphones – and the car is being seen as that “fourth screen”,’ says … Continued

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