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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 recent example is the Ingenic T10 processor. … Continued

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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 and build up the eco-system … Continued

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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 central platform that aggregates a … Continued

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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 vital that there are good, … Continued

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If you’re tired of all the noise around the U.S. election the initials CNN are probably not what you want to be seeing right now. However, in our upcoming webinar CNNs are exactly what we’ll be talking about. However, in this case, by CNN we are referring to convolutional neural networks, which are set to be a key tool in enabling … Continued

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Imagination Technologies is a company with a vision. That vision is to create fantastic products for innovators, for those that are looking to change the world. As such, we are always thinking ahead to see how we can best deliver that future – a future that’s bright, bold and empowering. At the core of this vision are our employees. They … Continued

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Over the last few years the digital camera market has come under increasing attack from the smartphone. As each year sees an increase in quality of the standard smartphone camera so the consumers’ need for a compact camera declines. And the pressure is relentless; with the appearance of dual cameras on newer phones, which offer higher quality, and the ability to … Continued

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In this post, we will explore how the heterogeneous design of the MIPS Warrior I-class I6500 CPU processor, delivers significant benefits in terms of performance and low power consumption. High-performance processors typically employ techniques such as deep, multi-issue pipelines, branch prediction and out-of-order processing to maximise performance, but this can have consequences for power efficiency. If some of these tasks … Continued

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VR is one of the major exciting trends of the moment. As is well known, it’s expected to gain huge traction in entertainment and is also set to have a significant impact in other areas such as medical and automotive. Non-dedicated SoCs are great for many purposes but for equipment makers looking to make headway in this exciting new market, a … Continued

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