Adapteva Ships Parallella Cards to Kickstarter Backers

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This week Adapteva delivered the first Parallella computers ordered through its highly successful Kickstarter campaign. Powered by the company’s 16- and 64-core Epiphany multicore processors, Parallella is designed to bring parallel computing to a new generation of programmers in a low-cost, credit card-sized package.

The Kickstarter community took a chance that we could deliver an entirely new type of computing platform for only $99,” said Andreas Olofsson, Adapteva Founder and CEO. “We could not have done this without the passion and backing of this unique community and I’m excited to see where the developer community will take this platform in the future.”

In this slidecast from last year, Andreas Olofsson describes the goals of the Parallella project,

Delivery to all Kickstarter backers will be fulfilled first and general availability orders will ship later this fall. Parallella boards will be available in different build configurations with a starting price of $99. Read the Full Story.