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Internet of Things (IoT)
Narayanan Raman

How low-powered Wi-Fi sensors are the future of the IoT

As is well known, one of the pillars on which the success of the IoT rests is its requirement for a multitude of devices to be connected to the rest of the world via the internet. As such, it’s safe to assume that wireless communication will be the

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News and events
Benny Har-Even

Will low-power Wi-Fi be the saviour of the IoT?

The other day one of my colleagues at Imagination pulled from her pocket an old, battered, but clearly much cherished, music player. I couldn’t help but comment on its age, but she was proud to still be using it and that the music contained on it was six

Networking
Narayanan Raman

A new framework for enterprise, small cell and outdoor access points

Policy frameworks usually can vary broadly from one system vendor to the next, from a no-rules approach to performing deep packet inspection-based classification. However, all policies need to be based on Mobility policies per user ID Applications like SIP, H.323, Skype, MSN Messenger AP and station location Port’s

Networking
Narayanan Raman

Existing networking solutions and their shortcomings

The data bandwidth requirements of Wi-Fi devices have been increasing tenfold every five years while the number of Wi-Fi devices inside the home is doubling every year. This means the data processing requirement of wireless access points is growing at a compounded rate. With the advent of devices

Networking
Richard Edgar

802.11ac Wave 2 brings new levels of performance and efficiency to Wi-Fi networks

With the Wi-Fi Alliance launch of the second generation of the 802.11ac certification program, the Wi-Fi industry has taken another huge step forward in increasing the speed of Wi-Fi – and more importantly a big step in improving the efficiency of Wi-Fi networks. When it was officially approved

Internet of Things (IoT)
Richard Edgar

Heterogeneous and cognitive connectivity in the 5G era

Whenever I talk about Imagination Technologies, my colleagues in the industry almost always identify us with PowerVR and MIPS – two of the biggest brands in the GPU and CPU space, respectively. However, Imagination is starting to make a name for itself in the wireless market courtesy of

Networking
Narayanan Raman

Ensigma Series5 radio processors for high performance connectivity

Since their release, the Ensigma Series4 family of Radio Processing Units (RPUs) has been the powerhouse for high-performance connectivity standards such as 802.11ac 2×2 and 802.11n 4×4 as well as many TV and radio broadcast standards supported by Imagination. Multiple customers have licensed these RPUs to integrate more

Internet of Things (IoT)
Narayanan Raman

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

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Internet of Things (IoT)
Richard Edgar

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

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