A major communications and multimedia technology company called Imagination Technologies has come up with something called POWERVR SGX solutions which involves single and multiple processors to give a major boost to mobile embedded graphics performance. These solutions will make an appearance in their latest generation of SoCs. POWERVR SGX technology’s next generation, codenamed as “Rogue”, which has reached advanced stages in its development has already been licensed by many partners from tier one lead. Hussein Yassaie, the CEO of Imagination, has said that POWERVR is increasingly becoming popular in the mobile and embedded graphics and processing market and is generally the preferred choice over their competitors.
The secret behind the company’s exceptional roadmap and technological advantage is arguably its team, one of the largest in the world, comprising of the best of graphics engineers and the large array of developers of third party apps which have contributed hundreds of thousands of apps for most of the popular platforms in cell phones and tablets which have been optimized for POWERVR. Imagination’s POWERVR Series 5XT multi processor power cores based chips are set to be demonstrated by Renesas at MWC 2011. Major players in the market such as Sony and Texas Instruments have announced that these chips will be used for manufacturing many of their forthcoming devices, most noticeable of which is the NGP handheld line of game consoles which are being developed by Sony.
The Tile-Based Deferred Rendering (TBDR) patented by Imagination is the unique and most successful architecture behind its popular graphics solutions. The company has used strategies like major investments in drivers which are production-ready in all sorts of embedded and mobile operating systems and advanced architectural techniques which the company makes use of to become the market leaders in terms of the performance indexes of their on-chip communication and multimedia solutions.