Sizing up the IoT, IoE and connected devices market

Whenever you hear analysts or companies talking about the next big thing in consumer electronics, you instantly know that the Internet of Things (IoT) is going to get at least one shout out. However, there has been a lot of debate around the actual size of the IoT market: more conservative estimates place it at … Read more

What is the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is an emerging market trend impacting semiconductor devices, system OEMs, cloud service providers, and internet infrastructure companies. The trade press, accompanied by the types of companies mentioned above, has spilled a lot of ink on the subject, but this is typical in an emerging market with evolving requirements. For the … Read more

How do I get started with FlowCloud?

FlowCloud has been engineered by Imagination to optimize device to cloud connectivity for embedded applications. It provides a comprehensive, application-independent platform that enables rapid construction and management of machine-to-machine and man-to-machine connected services. It is designed to address the needs of emerging IoT and cloud-connected devices but is equally adept at handling complex services relying … Read more

Designing a full cloud music streaming service with FlowCloud

These blog articles explore the potential of FlowCloud by offering several real-world examples, from home control systems or healthcare to fully-fledged music subscription services. The potential of Imagination’s FlowCloud goes far beyond simple IoT and M2M applications. Indeed the APIs and head-end servers are more than capable of hosting full subscription services, with customer registration, … Read more

Creating secure electronic healthcare systems with FlowCloud

These blog articles explore the potential of FlowCloud by offering several real-world examples, from home control systems or healthcare to fully-fledged music subscription services. Electronic healthcare systems are gaining in popularity, not just within the home environment where remote monitoring can reduce the necessity for a patient to regularly visit their doctor, but also for … Read more

PowerBox is a simple home automation system that uses FlowCloud

These blog articles explore the potential of FlowCloud by offering several real-world examples, from home automation systems or healthcare to fully-fledged music subscription services. One of the simplest applications of FlowCloud is found within the Connected Home; essentially this is focused on adding connectivity, monitoring and control to passive devices, previously unable to be operated … Read more

What is FlowCloud?

During the Imagination Summit in Santa Clara we’ve announced that we are making our innovative FlowCloud technology more easily available to developers, including the maker community, hobbyists and students, so that our ecosystem can speed application development for the Internet of Things (IoT). But what is FlowCloud and how can developers use it for IoT … Read more

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FlowCloud IoT and cloud technology emerges in a world of challenges

We’re at the beginning of a new technological revolution: an era where thousands of hitherto disparate and unrelated devices will become connected and able to share information via cloud-based services. Imagine a world where your tablet is automatically populated with the latest movies, simply because you placed a diary entry into your smartphone indicating you … Read more

Extending the award-winning MIPS Aptiv generation of CPU cores

Paul Evans, senior business development manager for Imagination, recently gave an exciting keynote at the Imagination Summit in Asia titled ‘MIPS CPU Processor Solutions: A Roadmap to High Performance and Low Power’. During this exciting and well-attended presentation, he talked about the latest developments within our MIPS Aptiv generation of CPU IP and introduced MIPS … Read more

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MIPS is bringing intelligence to everyday things

As Imagination’s Director of Technology PR, I spend most of my time writing about high-performance platforms for connected consumer electronics, networking and smartphones. It’s usually all about multiprocessing, multicore, multithreading, 1 GHz+ frequencies, and so on. But there are some really interesting things happening at the other end of the spectrum too—right around the 80 … Read more