December is here, and with it comes several technical summits ahead of the holiday break. The most notable of which this week is the annual RISC-V summit, which is being put on by the Linux Foundation and sees the numerous (and ever increasing) parties involved in the open source ISA gather to talk about the latest products and advancements in the RISC-V ecosystem. The summit always tends to feature some new product announcements, and this year is no different, as Imagination Technologies is at the show to provide details on their first RISC-V CPU cores, along with announcing their intentions to develop a full suite of CPU cores over the next few years. The company, currently best known for their PowerVR GPU lineup, has...
Imagination Technologies Acquires MIPS Technologies
Imagination Technologies (ImgTec) announced their intent to acquire Sunnyvale-based MIPS Technologies for $60 million in cash. This price includes the operating business as well as ownership of 82 patents...35 by Ganesh T S on 11/6/2012
iPad 4 GPU Performance Analyzed: PowerVR SGX 554MP4 Under the Hood
As always, our good friends over at Kishonti managed to have the first GPU performance results for the new 4th generation iPad. Although the new iPad retains its 2048...114 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/2/2012
Samsung Licenses PowerVR SGX MP from Imagination Technologies
Samsung is a bit of a mobile GPU conoisseur it seems. Its previous flagship, Hummingbird, used a PowerVR SGX 540 GPU. Its most recent high-end SoC, the Exynos 4210...18 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/10/2011