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Multicore: 800 TFlops, Bulk MultiCore, HMPP Workbench and More

  • 800 TFLOPS chip for ray tracing 800 TFLOPS chip for ray tracing Courtesy of Multicoreinfo.com, Tops Systems Corp of Japan, a venture involved in multicore technology, together with Toyota Motor Corp and Nihon Unisys Ltd, both of Japan, is developing a dedicated integrated circuit (IC) for ray tracing*, an image rendering method used in 3D computer …
  • The Bulk Multicore Architecture The Bulk Multicore Architecture The Bulk Multicore Architecture for Improved Programmability, by Josep Torrellas, Luis Ceze, James Tuck, Calin Cascaval, et al., describes a novel, general-purpose multicore architecture called the Bulk Multicore that is designed to enable a highly programmable environment. In the Bulk Multicore, the programmer and run time …
  • CAPS announces new version parallel programming workbench CAPS announces new version parallel programming workbench This over the email transom last week. CAPS Entreprise has announced a new version of its HMPP (Hybrid Multicore Parallel Programming) workbench Based on C and FORTRAN directives, HMPP Workbench provides developers with powerful data-parallel code generators that efficiently leverage the computing power …
  • NetLogic-RMI to intensify multicore battle NetLogic-RMI to intensify multicore battle NetLogic Microsystems Inc.’s recent move to acquire RMI Corp. will help the multicore processor specialist to devise new products more rapidly, according to executives. The move will also intensify the battle in the emerging embedded multicore sector. During a press event here on July 1, …
  • Report: UPCRC Summer School on Multicore Programming Report: UPCRC Summer School on Multicore Programming Program featured both and hands-on projects Sponsored Topics: Multicore cable – Programming – Education – Parallel computing – UPCRC Summer School
  • ARM licenses graphics processor to MediaTek ARM licenses graphics processor to MediaTek by Richard Wilson ARM has announced that MediaTek has licensed the Mali-400 MP multicore graphics processing unit (GPU) for integration in its system-on-chip (SoC) technology. Increasingly, ARM is seeing its Mali graphics processor IP as a differentiator for adoption of its IP in consumer …