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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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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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Chromecast highlights strong quarter for Google

Source: PC World “Among the bright spots specifically mentioned in the [investor conference] call was strong Chromecast sales. The $35 dongle went on sale in 11 more countries last month, and within a few weeks of releasing the SDK, Google

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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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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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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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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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