Items tagged with Kyro II

At the iPad 3 next-gen iPad unveiling this week, Apple flashed up a slide claiming that the iPad 2 was 2x as fast as Nvidia's Tegra 3, while the new iPad would be 4x more powerful than Team Green's best tablet. Nvidia's response, delivered by spokesperson Ken Brown, boils down to "Hey guys, it's flattering to be compared to you, but how about a little data on which tests you ran and how you crunched the numbers?" Nvidia is absolutely right to call Apple out on the meaningless nature of such a comparison, and the company is likely feeling a bit dogpiled given that TI was waving unverified webpage... Read more...
The specs and capabilities of modern smartphones/handheld devices have been increasing rapidly for several years and according to the GPU developers of Imagination Technologies, the sky's the limit. The company owns and develops the PowerVR 3D architecture that dominates the mobile 3D segment; company reps at GDC this week have told journalists that it's already designing smartphone-style GPUs that will deliver PS3-quality graphics and come to market in the next three years. Games wouldn't be limited to tiny screens or lousy resolutions either, but could be delivered (or output to TV) at 720P. This... Read more...
The Kyro II... IMAGINATION TECHNOLOGIES: NEXT GENERATION KYRO IIT 3D GRAPHICS ACCELERATOR 12TH MARCH 2001 IMAGINATION TECHNOLOGIES' PARTNER STMICROELECTRONICS ANNOUNCES NEXT GENERATION KYRO II(tm) 3D GRAPHICS ACCELERATOR AND CUSTOMER HERCULES Imagination Technologies Group plc (LSE: IMG), the leading provider of human computer interface intellectual property (IP), reports that STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) has today launched its revolutionary KYRO  II(tm) 3D graphics and video accelerator based on PowerVR(tm) technology> from Imagination Technologies. STMicroelectronics has also announced... Read more...