Adapteva Kickstarts credit card-sized supercomputer project

(EMBEDDED) Adapteva, a semiconductor start-up company has just initiated the crowd-funded Parallella Kickstarter project  to build an open and affordable $99 credit card-sized supercomputing platform that offers a 50x performance boost over existing open hardware platforms like Raspberry Pi. The disruptive performance leap of the Parallella computer  is enabled by Adapteva’s 16-core and 64-core Epiphany microprocessor chips. FULL ARTICLE