Adapteva launches 64-core Epiphany-IV

(THINQ_): Many-core start-up Adapteva has announced its latest creation: a 64-core microprocessor which draws just 2W of power, making it – the company claims – the most energy-efficient microprocessor in the world. Andreas Olofsson, the company’s chief executive, talks us through what’s new with the company. We first covered Adapteva’s dramatic performance claimsback in May, when the company announced a third-generation chip design based on the Epiphany architecture. Simply put, Epiphany is a many-core co-processor designed to sit next to a host processor and accelerate highly-parallel tasks. Full Article