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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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Freescale Concept Car – FTF 2014

Source: EE Times Freescale’s Concept Car with infotainment, dewarping HUD by i.MX6 series applications processor; Qorivva MCU providing Ethernet, CAN, and Lin gateways and cluster and camera (also i.MX6); S12 MCU and analog ASICs provide battery managment and motor control.

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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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Research and Markets: Mobile Devices and the GPUs Inside

Source: Research and Markets Report “One area that is fueling the growth of portable SoCs is the exploding tablet market in China, which is contributing significantly to the astounding growth that ARM and Vivante are experiencing.”

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Vivante VEGA IP Enables Full GPU Hardware Virtualization

Source: EDACafe Vega GPU IP allows silicon vendors to unleash full hardware-accelerated OpenGL ES 3.0 graphics in virtualized, secure multi-OS client platforms.

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Vivante GC7000 comes in 2014

Source: Fuad Abazonic, Fudzilla We spent a fair amount of time chatting with Frido Garritsen who is the chief architect at Vivante Corporation as we wanted to learn a bit more about the upcoming GC 7000 Vega-based GPU. The idea

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Vivante: Challenging the Status Quo In Mobile GPUs

Source: Joel Hruska, Hot Hardware Over the past few years, a handful of mobile graphics companies have emerged as key pillars of the industry…But now, there’s a kid on the block — a company with a tiny, highly customized GPU, a

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Mobile GPU Share…Biggest winner is Vivante

Source: Nermin Hajdarbegovic, Fudzilla The biggest winner, however, was not ARM or Qualcomm. It was Vivante, which had an 0.3 share last year, but ended the first half of 2013 with a 9.8 share.

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Jon Peddie Research: Vivante growing rapidly, showing tremendous growth year to year

Source: Jon Peddie Research The market for portable devices (mobile devices that we can carry including notebooks) continues to soar in spite of economic difficulties and general uncertainty. Although personal devices are not necessarily replacing the PC, they are outselling

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Vivante Ups Mobile GPU Ante With Vega

Source: Dorian Black, Tom’s Hardware Last week, we had the opportunity to sit down with Vivante and discuss the company’s upcoming GPU core. Codenamed Vega, the product is aimed at the mobile, home entertainment, and automotive segments. Suffice to say,

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