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(EETIMES): This article was posted in March 2012 and marked a stage in the development of the company where company CEO and founder Andreas Olofsson was already seeking to get chips to market without the punishing development costs of conventional design cycles. The fourth generation of the Epiphany multicore architecture IP is a 28-nm design with 64 independent RISC cores, each with 32-kbytes of memory on an 10 square millimeter die. Adapteva went on later in the year to raise nearly $900,000 on the crowd-sourcing Kickstarter web-site to fund a mask set for its Epiphany processor and seed a developer community of nearly 5,000 potential customers in the process. FULL ARTICLE