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Vivante's GPUs ready for Google TV Android 4.2.2 update

Posted: 21 May 2013 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:Google? Vivante? Android? TV? IP cores?

During the Google I/O developers conference, Vivante Corporation announced product readiness for the latest Android 4.2.2 operating system update. Google TV products that feature the Vivante GC1000 IP cores ready for the update include the Sony Google TV NSZ-GS7 Internet Player, the VIZIO Goggle TV Co-Star, the NETGEAR NeoTV PRIME, the Asus CUBE, the Hisense Google TV, and the Lenovo Smart TV.

Built from the ground up for mobile and deployed in many of today's Android Jelly Bean smartphones, the Vivante GC1000 IP cores are integrated into the Marvell ARMADA 1500 SOC provided on the Google TV platform. The Vivante graphics cores perform complex computational processing for the latest 3D graphics and dynamic composition application programming interfaces (APIs) used to create eye popping user interfaces, realistic 3D games, GPU accelerated web applications, and live social media content. Android Jelly Bean performance is optimised with triple buffering and GPU compute as well as composition enhancements for fast, smooth and responsive user interface interactions.

The rapidly-growing Google TV ecosystem including hardware manufacturers, software providers and developers are charging towards providing Interactive, on-demand and web-based media content that is best experienced when accelerated by a GPU. By combining low power, high performance graphics processing with industry initiatives like HTML 5, GPU media processing, natural user interfaces (NUI), and interactive web apps, the consumer experience is becoming more dynamic, responsive and engaging.

Further information regarding the the GC1000 and other Vivante cores can be found here.

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