Adapteva Shows Off $99 Supercomputer Boards

April 23, 2013

Last week, Adapteva revealed the first production units of its $99 Linux "supercomputer." Speaking at the Linux Collaboration Summit in San Francisco, California, CEO Andreas Olofsson announced the first batch of Parallella final form factor boards will be shipped to the chipmaker's 6,300 Kickstarter supporters by this summer. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Adapteva Reaches Funding Goal for Parallella Project

October 29, 2012

Kickstarter investment model notches another high-tech success. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Adapteva Launches Crowd-Source Funding for Its Floating Point Accelerator

September 28, 2012

Chipmaker Adapteva is attempting to bypass the conventional venture capital funding route and collect money via a micro-investor platform known as Kickstarter. In the process, the company will open up its software and hardware design for its manycore Epiphany architecture, and deliver a parallel computing kit to anyone who can ante up $99. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Adapteva Unveils 64-Core Chip

August 22, 2012

Chipmaker Adapteva is sampling its 4th-generation multicore processor, known as Epiphany-IV. The 64-core chip delivers a peak performance of 100 gigaflops and draws just two watts of power, yielding a stunning 50 gigaflops/watt. The engineering samples were manufactured by GLOBALFOUNDRIES on its latest 28nm process technology. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Adapteva Builds Manycore Processor That Will Deliver 70 Gigaflops/Watt

October 3, 2011

In May, chip startup Adapteva debuted Epiphany, a manycore architecture designed to maximize floating point horsepower with the lowest possible energy footprint. The initial silicon was a 16-core processor, implemented on the 65nm process node. This week, the company announced it has taped out a 64-core version of the design on the 28nm process node, delivering 100 gigaflops of performance at under 2 watts of power. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Startup Launches Manycore Floating Point Acceleration Technology

May 3, 2011

Semiconductor startup Adapteva has demonstrated a manycore floating point processor architecture that promises ten times the performance per watt as the best chip technology on the market today. The architecture, called Epiphany, is aimed initially at embedded applications, but has general applicability across all math-intensive workloads in mobile computing, telecommunications and high performance computing. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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