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Hardware multi-threading: a primer

At Imagination, making the best use of the hardware resources available is a guiding principle of our design thinking. Our graphics processors are famous for their tile-based deferred rendering architecture, which ensures that they don’t waste time rendering pixels that don’t appear on screen. In a similar vein, ensuring the optimal use of hardware was … Read more

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Ukraine MIPS fpga hackathon proves big success

This post is by Ievgen Korotkyi, associate professor at the department of Design of Electronic Digital Equipment (DEDEC), Faculty of Electronics at the Igor Sikorsky Polytechnic Institute, Kiev, Ukraine. Ievgen is an IoT developer/consultant at IT company Infopulse. He has a PhD in Computer Science and is the founder and coordinator of the “Lampa” Open … Read more

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CES 2017 is coming: book your meetings now!

Some rejoice at its power and influence, while others are filled with dread as it looms large over the horizon. No, I’m not talking about the Death Star, I’m talking about the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 (CES), which is currently filling the skies of everyone in the tech industry. While Imagination does not deal directly … Read more

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Ingenic T10 MIPS-based processor helps consumers get the full picture with 360 camera

You may remember our news from last year about the partnership between Celeno, Imagination and Quanta to provide the first WebRTC-enabled, VP8 and H.264 camera solution. What you may not know is that our MIPS CPUs are used in a range of dashcam cameras and 360-degree cameras, where every direction is filmed at once. A … Read more

Imagination’s Keno Mario-Ghae bags ‘Young Engineer of the Year’ award

At the recent NMI Awards, held at the Thursday, 17 November 2016 at the Hilton Bankside Hotel, London, Imagination’s Keno Mario-Ghae, came away as the proud recipient of the ‘Young Engineer of the Year’ award. The National Microelectronics Institute is a body that looks to connect people across the UK and Ireland’s electronics industry to strengthen … Read more

Register for our webinar: ‘Hardware Security for the Car with OmniShield’

98 seconds. Just 98 seconds. That’s all the time it took recently for an internet-connected security webcam to be attacked by malware once it was plugged in. This is a clear illustration that anything that connected to the internet is almost certain to face a malware attack sooner rather than later. Such is the nature … Read more

Level Up: Why Imagination and DENSO are teaming up on automotive.

There’s no doubt that big changes are coming down the road in the automotive world. The main thrust of these changes is undoubtedly the steady move to self-driving cars. While Tesla is perhaps the biggest name in town at the moment, the established players, such as the VW group, BMW, Volvo, are not standing still … Read more

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How to build a MIPS-powered web server in five minutes

We do like to keep an eye out for great uses of MIPS processors and this little project on Hackster IO caught our eye. It simply involves setting up a web server using a MIPS-based PIC32 microcontroller running the popular open source web server software, Mongoose. The projects author claims that once you have everything … Read more

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Register for our webinar: ‘Smart architectures for smart home gateways: new challenges, new thinking’.

The smart home is a challenge. While the industry has been talking about it since the turn of the century, for the majority it’s still not a reality. A key issue is the plethora of proprietary solutions, all competing for physical real estate in the home. One possibility is evolving the home gateway into a … Read more

Microchip announces two new MIPS-based Curiosity boards for IoT development

While IoT is continually hyped there is still much uncertainty around it for many companies. Either way, businesses, big and small are eager to grab a piece of this growing market. What will the applications look like and to what degree will they be accepted, whether in the home or within industry? That’s why it’s … Read more