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Vivante’s next-gen graphics could be faster than this year’s Tegra 4

Vivante‘s graphics technology powers low-power devices including the Google Chromecast and phones, tablets, and TV boxes with Freescale i.MX6 processors, among others. And while Vivante’s current graphics tech isn’t exactly bleeding edge, it does provide enough power for HD video playback and hardware-accelerated 3D graphics. But it looks like the company’s next-gen graphics technology could […]

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Etnaviv Project working on open source drivers for Vivante GCxxx graphics

A number of ARM-based processors including Freescale’s i.MX6, Marvell’s Armada 1500, and the Rockchip RK2918 use Vivante GCxxx graphics. The Freescale chips are particularly interesting to open source developers, since Freescale provides documentation necessary to run Linux and other open source software on the chip. But the Vivante GC2000 graphics processor that’s paired with Freescale’s […]