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See Vivante GPU Highlights @ ARM TechCon 2014 (Freescale Booth #906)

Source: Freescale Freescale Helps Drive the Internet of Things Forward at ARM TechCon 2014 Leader in ARM®-based solutions kicks off its Internet of Tomorrow Tour: a mobile showcase of more than 120 IoT products and demonstrations Freescale Semiconductor (FSL) will

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Mobile GPU Primer

Source: Embedded Computing Design Understand the mobile graphics processing unit The mobile GPU or graphics processing unit is a dedicated co-processor designed to accelerate graphics applications, user interfaces, and 3D content on your smartphone, tablet, wearables, and IoT devices. Photorealistic

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RIoTboard – Revolutionizing the Internet of Things

The RIoTboard open source development platform is a low-cost, fully-featured, single-board computer developed to address the needs of demanding applications requiring high levels of processing power on an open source platform. The RIoTboard is a fully-featured development platform with just

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Marvell announces 64-bit Armada PXA 1928 SoC

Source: Android Authority Marvell also has something of the 64-bit variety to show us this week, with its new Armada system-on-chip. The new Armada PXA 1928 is based on the new ARMv8 architecture and features four 1.5GHz Cortex A53 cores, accompanied

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Vivante Creates Secure GPUs

Source: Design & Reuse Data and device security play a very important role in today’s always connected lifestyle. The proliferation of devices found at home, at work, in the car, and all around us (i.e IoT) blur the lines between

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Freescale Wearable Reference Platform (WaRP)

Source: WaRPboard.org WaRPboard.org is a nonprofit community based organization providing service and support for the wearables reference platform. The solution’s hardware and software will be open sourced and community driven. No closed development tools or licensing fees are required when

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Freescale launches $149 Android wearables platform

Source: CNET Freescale Semiconductor, a maker of small, low-power processors, has announced an effort based on a $149, Android-powered, open-source electronics board to try to help hardware developers build its chips into wearable computing devices.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite benchmark confirms its low-end status, GC1000 GPU

Source: PhoneArena “The Tab 3 Lite was benchmarked at GFXBench, this allowing us to see that the tablet features Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, a 7-inch display with 600 x 1024 pixels, 1.2GHz processor – likely dual-core – and a GC1000

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4K Displays and More at CES 2014

Source: Electronic Design “Vivante announced the release of its next generation GC7000 series graphics IP cores to enhance performance and quality of 4K rendering to any mobile or TV screen.”

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Marvell unveils Armada SoC for Google services for Smart TV

Source: Telecompaper “With a multi-core 1.2 Gigapixel GPU based on Vivante GC4000, the ARMADA 1500 PRO enables support for 3D gaming that will support new gaming business models.”

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