News Release


More news releases by year:

2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
1999
1998

Return to: 2016 News Releases

New Infographic from HSA Foundation Details Importance, Benefits of Heterogeneous Systems

Beaverton, Oregon, June 17, 2016 - The Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) Foundation today released a new infographic entitled, 'HSA FOUNDATION, Harmonizing Hardware & Software Design for a Connected Future'. The infographic details why heterogeneous architectures are important for future electronic systems, and looks ahead at how heterogeneous architectures benefit end users.

HSA is a standardized platform design supported by more than 40 technology companies and 17 universities that unlocks the performance and power efficiency of the parallel computing engines found in most modern electronic devices. It allows developers to easily and efficiently apply the hardware resources—including CPUs, GPUs, DSPs, FPGAs, fabrics and fixed function accelerators—in today's complex systems-on-chip (SoCs).

"We created the new infographic based on a survey of the HSA Foundation members, many of whom are designing, programming or delivering a wide range of heterogeneous systems – including those based on HSA. As such, it provides insight into key issues and trends affecting these systems that power the electronic devices across every aspect of our lives," said Dr. John Glossner, HSA Foundation president.

To access the infographic, visit www.hsafoundation.com/infographic.

About the HSA Foundation

The HSA (Heterogeneous System Architecture) Foundation is a non-profit consortium of SoC IP vendors, OEMs, Academia, SoC vendors, OSVs and ISVs, whose goal is making programming for parallel computing easy and pervasive. HSA members are building a heterogeneous computing ecosystem, rooted in industry standards, which combines scalar processing on the CPU with parallel processing on the GPU, while enabling high bandwidth access to memory and high application performance with low power consumption. HSA defines interfaces for parallel computation using CPU, GPU and other programmable and fixed function devices, while supporting a diverse set of high-level programming languages, and creating the foundation for next-generation, general-purpose computing.

Follow the HSA Foundation on Twitter and Facebook.

Return to: 2016 News Releases