Alongside today’s 76-series CPU and GPU announcements from Arm, the company also has one last product announcement for the day. Joining Arm’s video processor family is a new encode/decode IP block, the aptly-named Mali-V76. Arm’s Mali video decoders aren’t as flashy as their GPUs and don’t get the same degree of attention accordingly. But for an IP vendor like Arm, they’re an important part of their graphics portfolio and a very necessary counterpart to their Mali GPU designs. So along with the new Mali-G76 GPU, Arm has put together a new video block to go with it. The new V76 is essentially the successor to Arm’s previous high-end video block, the Mali-V61, which was announced back in 2016. Understandably the world of video encoding and decoding...
These days ARM and its customers are in the midst of a major evolution in GPU design. Back in May the company announced their new Bifrost GPU architecture, a...23 by Ryan Smith on 10/31/2016
Earlier this month we took a look at ARM’s new Mali-G71 GPU. Based on the company’s equally new Bifrost architecture, Mali-G71 marks a significant architectural change for the Mali...24 by Ryan Smith on 6/16/2016