The Portland Group Ships OpenCL Compiler for Multi-core ARM
PORTLAND, Feb. 28 — The Portland Group (PGI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of STMicroelectronics and the leading independent supplier of compilers and tools for high-performance computing, today announced the general availability of the PGI OpenCL framework for ARM-based ST-Ericsson NovaThor platforms. The framework includes a PGI OpenCL compiler for multi-core ARM CPUs as a compute device and complements OpenCL for GPUs. NovaThor is a highly integrated complete mobile product platform with performance and power optimized multi-core ARM Cortex™ A-series CPUs, advanced graphics processors, powerful multimedia engines, and the latest mobile broadband and connectivity technologies. With this announcement, The Portland Group extends its product line to encompass both OpenCL and multi-core ARM-based microprocessors.
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