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Imagination launches the world’s smallest OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU for Android and Android Wear

by: Gary SimsJuly 17, 2014

Imagination Technologies has introduced a new PowerVR GPU that is targeted specifically at wearables, IoT, and other small embedded applications that require OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics. The silicon for the GPU takes up just 0.55 mm2 (post layout) on a 28nm manufacturing process. According to Imagination that makes it the smallest OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU capable of running Android and Android Wear.

The PowerVR GX5300 is optimized for low power solutions like smartwatches, smart glasses and other connected devices.

The PowerVR GX5300 GPU is specifically designed for ultra-low power, low area applications that require OpenGL ES graphic rendering. That makes it perfect for wearables. [...]
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Imagination Technologies – building next generation processors for mobile

by: Rob TriggsJune 16, 2014
Imagination Technologies has unveiled its new Warrior P5600 CPU and PowerVR6 GPU designs recently, but is this the company's big break in the mobile space?
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How good is the Snapdragon 805? It’s mostly about graphics, benchmarks show

by: Bogdan PetrovanMay 22, 2014
AnandTech’s Anand Lal Shimpi ran a suite of benchmarks on a Mobile Development Platform tablet provided by Qualcomm to see exactly what kind of performance the Snapdragon 805 brings to the game. His conclusions? It’s mostly about the next-gen graphics.
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Imagination brings ray tracing to mobile GPUs

by: Gary SimsMarch 18, 2014
Imagination has announced the new PowerVR Wizard family of GPUs that offer high-performance ray tracing capabilities in a chip that is suitable for use in smartphones and tablets.
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Why Apple chooses Imagination for its GPUs

by: Gary SimsMarch 6, 2014
Last month Apple announced that it had extended its license agreement with Imagination Technologies allowing it to use the PowerVR GPUs. Without a doubt Apple is Imagination's biggest mobile customer, however other chip makers like Samsung, MediaTek, AllWinner also use the same GPUs. What is it that makes these GPUs so popular, especially with Apple?
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Imagination Technologies announces new chips, including a PowerVR GPU and an octo-core SoC

by: Rob TriggsFebruary 25, 2014
Imagination Technologies has unveiled five new chips at MWC 2014, including new PowerVR GPU, two Warrior microprocessors, and a big.LITTLE octo-core SoC.
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Tegra K1: an in-depth look

by: Rob TriggsJanuary 9, 2014
Nvidia has unveiled the latest member of its Tegra mobile processor lineup. Here's an in-depth look at the Nvidia Tegra K1 and what it means for mobile devices.
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Imagination Technologies unveils new PowerVR GPUs

by: Rob TriggsJanuary 8, 2014
Imagination Technology has unveiled a refresh to its PowerVR Series6 range of GPUs, the new high-end 6XT and entry level 6XE.
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New Mali-T760 is ARM’s fastest GPU yet, 400% better energy efficiency

by: Gary SimsOctober 29, 2013
ARM has unveiled two new members of its Mali family of GPUs. The new units are the Mali-T720 and Mali-T760. The T720 is a mid-range GPU and is seen as the successor to the very popular Mali-400 MP and 450 MP GPUs, while the Mali-T760 is ARM's new flagship GPU and boasts a 400% increase in energy efficiency when compared to the Mali-T604.
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ARM demoes a Cortex-powered future (videos)

by: Bogdan PetrovanSeptember 18, 2013
From your smartphone, to your car, to your washing machine, there could be an ARM-designed Cortex chip in most devices that you use every day.
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