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2009-03-20 10:21:00

Imagination, Digital Legends, Firemint, Nokia and Samsung deliver mobile 3D leadership SAN FRANCISCO, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagination Technologies, a leading provider of System-on-Chip (SoC) silicon IP, is working with partners including Digital Legends, Firemint, Nokia and Samsung to bring the best in 3D tutorials, demonstrations and devices to Games Developers Conference 2009 (San Francisco, March 23-27). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090320/NY86704) At GDC...

2009-01-28 07:00:00

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Multicore Expo, the premier forum devoted to the multicore technologies that are transforming the embedded computing industry, announced today that the fourth annual event will take place March 16 through 19 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif. The Multicore Expo will expand this year to represent the application of multicore technology to multimedia and embedded graphics used in mobile and consumer devices....

2008-07-28 09:00:34

Vivante Corporation today announced that it has become the first OpenGL(R) ES 2.0 3D graphics technology provider to submit conformance results that include the Depth Texture extension (OES depth texture). OpenGL ES 2.0, an industry-specified fully programmable application programming interface (API), enables rapid rendering of cutting-edge 3D graphics for consumer electronics devices like high definition home entertainment, cell phones and cameras as well as navigation and automotive...

2008-07-16 09:00:17

Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq:MENT) today announced that the Nucleus(R) Operating System (OS) Multimedia Framework (MMF) has passed OpenMAX(TM) IL conformance testing on the Atmel AT91SAM9261 platform, making it the first commercial OS to achieve such platform conformance validation awarded by the Khronos(TM) Group. Reaching this industry milestone promotes easier porting of multimedia components to the Nucleus OS, speeding up design and delivery of multimedia applications. "We are...

2004-11-30 06:00:11

Hybrid Graphics, the leading provider of mobile 3D graphics technology has agreed with Nokia about licensing 3D graphics technology. Hybrid's OpenGL(R) ES, Java M3G and SVG solutions are already licensed by major mobile manufacturers for mobile games and navigation applications. "Nokia drives the consumer market for mobile phones, and we are glad to see them adopting a strong position in the emerging 3D graphics content for mobile phones," says Mikael Honkavaara, CEO of Hybrid Graphics....

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