Updated Creator Ci20 features improved board layout, out of the box FlowCloud support

Introducing the first version of our Creator Ci20 microcomputer during a dedicated event in London was a historic moment for Imagination – and a lot of fun for me! For the first time in the history of mobile and embedded computing, two of our most recognized brands (MIPS and PowerVR) came together in an accessible, … Read more

Creator Ci20 now shipping to Europe and North America

The Creator Ci20 microcomputer made quite a splash at its original launch in December, impressing reviewers with good specifications and an affordable price tag. The development board has been widely popular with the maker community, being already used in several home automation and IoT projects. Creator Ci20 was also recently featured in a CES 2015 … Read more

First hands-on with the Creator Ci20 microcomputer

When we introduced Creator Ci20 two weeks ago in London, we had several demonstrations on display showing the full capabilities of the board in terms of performance and power consumption. Today we will be showing you a selection of these demonstrations that focus on three areas: gaming, multimedia streaming and web browsing. For those who … Read more

Ingenic introduces MIPS-based M200 chip and Newton2 platform for wearables and IoT

Earlier this year I reported about Ingenic Newton, a new MIPS-based platform targeting a wide range of connected consumer devices, including wearables, smart appliances and e-health sensors. This board was powered by an Ingenic JZ4775 chip which included a MIPS32-based XBurst single-core processor clocked at 1 GHz. Today I am very excited to introduce Ingenic … Read more

New MIPS Creator Ci20 development board for Linux and Android debuts

Features a 1.2GHz MIPS-based, dual-core Ingenic apps processor that runs Debian 7 and Android 4.4 KitKat UPDATE1: We are now accepting orders for Creator Ci20 dev boards from users. If you are interested in buying one, please go to our store. A few weeks ago, when I first published an article titled MIPS CPUs, the … Read more

MIPS CPUs, the perfect Linux machines

When it comes to operating systems, Linux® is perhaps the world’s most popular open source OS. Linux has been running on thousands of MIPS devices that have shipped in very large volume (north of several billions of units). The MIPS ISA (MIPS32, MIPS64 and microMIPS) is fully supported in Linux, with Imagination and our licensees … Read more

Leading performance and superior code density for new microAptiv-based PIC32MZ 32-bit MCU family from Microchip

Although mainly known for our leadership position in CPU IP for digital home and networking, the MIPS architecture has recently seen rapid growth in the 32-bit microcontroller space thanks to the expanding list of silicon partners that are offering high-performance, feature-rich and low-power solutions at affordable price points. The most recent example of our expansion … Read more

Unleashing the first Series5 ‘Warrior’ CPU: MIPS P5600 for leading 32-bit performance

One of the highlights of this week’s Linley Group Processor Conference 2013 is the official launch of the MIPS P5600 CPU IP core, the first member of the highly anticipated MIPS Series5 ‘Warrior’ CPU family from Imagination. The ‘Warrior P-class’ P5600 CPU IP core is a ‘best in class’ processor that addresses all four aspects … Read more