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Three key techniques for improving mobile game graphics using PVRTexTool

The power of silicon hardware has risen dramatically over the years, particularly in GPUs, allowing us to store and display more information on-screen at once. Player expectations have grown even faster, and so texture mapping remains a key technique for increasing the quality and detail of a video game world with minimal power and processing overhead. It is a core factor that enables mobile gaming to match the visual quality of modern desktop hardware. Exploring PVRTexTool and texture mapping has always been a critical technique in improving the visuals of a video game at a low processing cost.

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Making surround-view for cars smarter and safer

With modern advancements in automotive safety, we are seeing advanced driving assistance (ADAS) technology such as surround-view become the new standard in modern cars. This demonstration shows how this application can be enhanced with the addition of accurate real-time reflections and AI to detect hazards that make the car safer. When this is combined with the new safety mechanisms in our new XS family of GPUs, it is clear why our GPUs are considered the safest in the world.

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Unveiling XS: the ultimate GPU family for automotive

Introducing the XS family of GPU for automotive. XS is the first GPU IP compliant with ISO 26262, offering a new methodology and architecture for functional safety with specific safety-optimised mechanisms designed to protect against transient and permanent faults. Tuned on real-world ADAS applications, it offers unrivalled performance for graphics and compute in next-generation cars.

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The importance of male allies in engineering

To mark Women in Engineering Day (23 June 2020), in this blog post, Elliot Taylor, a hardware engineer at Imagination, gives his personal views on the importance of diversity.

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PowerVR SDK and Tools 2020 Release 1 now available

The PowerVR SDK and Tools have been updated with brand new features and improvements. In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the most important and exciting new updates of this release.

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How Wi-Fi 6 unlocks the potential of low-power IoT

Whatever the application, many IoT devices need to be battery operated, so power efficiency is paramount. IMG iEW400, our latest IP for low-power connectivity, is based on the new IEEE 802.11ax standard, now widely referred to as Wi-Fi 6, making it the ultimate solution for low-power IoT.

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