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Freescale’s collaboration with ALPS produces advanced automotive connectivity solutions for telematics in ADAS market

Source: Yahoo! Finance Highly integrated modules based on i.MX 6 series processor delivers world-class automotive connectivity and applications support As part of a two-year collaboration with ALPS Electric Co. of Japan, Freescale Semiconductor (FSL) announces three automotive-grade connectivity modules for

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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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GC Nano User Interface Acceleration

A white paper by Vivante Corporation This paper describes the importance and necessity of 3D graphics processors (GPUs) in wearables and IoT. Historically, wearables and IoT had simple user interfaces (UIs), but the industry is moving towards a GPU-based platform

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Marvell Receives Top Honor from Network Products Guide’s 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards

Source: Yahoo! Finance “As a recent addition to the award-winning ARMADA 1500 SoC family, the ARMADA 1500 Plus offers outstanding graphics performance with its OpenGL ES 2.0 compatible graphics engine. At the heart of the ARMADA 1500 Plus are three

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Vivante Powers Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

Source: phoneArena.com On Wednesday, Samsung announced U.S. pricing and availability for the Wi-Fi only Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. Since these tablets do not connect to a carrier network, you will find them in retail outlets like Best Buy, Office Max,

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Freescale FTF Americas 2014 – Vivante GPU Highlights

Source: Freescale Technology Forum (FTF Americas) 2014 FTF 2014 Wrap Up: “More than 2,000 embedded enthusiasts joined us at the 2014 Freescale Technology Forum this week to explore technology innovations that are making our roads safer, our networks more productive,

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Khronos Releases OpenGL ES 3.1 Specification

Source: Yahoo! Finance The Khronos™ Group today announced the immediate release of the OpenGL® ES 3.1 specification, bringing significant functionality enhancements to the industry-leading, royalty-free 3D graphics API that is used on nearly all of the world’s mobile devices. OpenGL

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64-Bit SoC Mobile Processor Integrates Five-Mode Modem

Source: Electronic Design Marvell’s ARMADA Mobile PXA1928 64-bit mobile system-on-a-chip (SoC) with production-ready five-mode modem is a Long Term Evolution (LTE) solution that supports mobile broadband standards such as LTE TDD/FDD, High Speed Packet Access Puls (HSPA+), Time Division HSPA+

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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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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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