MEDIA ALERT: AMD, HP and IBM to Join RapidMind for Technical Presentations and Live Multi-Core Demonstrations at Supercomputing 2007
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MEDIA ALERT: AMD, HP and IBM to Join RapidMind for Technical Presentations and Live Multi-Core Demonstrations at Supercomputing 2007

RENO, Nev.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—November 12, 2007— RapidMind, developer of the award-winning RapidMind Multi-core Development Platform, will feature technical presentations from guest speakers and RapidMind Chief Scientist, Dr. Michael McCool, at its booth during Supercomputing 2007. Speakers will discuss how HPC and enterprise organizations are using RapidMind today to create manageable, single-threaded applications that leverage the full potential of multi-core processors from AMD(R) and Intel(R) and seamlessly take advantage of the application acceleration available from GPUs and the Cell Broadband Engine(TM).

RapidMind will also offer live demonstrations of the RapidMind Platform throughout the duration of Supercomputing 2007. RapidMind will be at booth number 342 on the exhibition floor.

Featured Speakers

Tuesday, November 13, 2007:

-- "AMD multi-core and acceleration strategies", Doug O'Flaherty, AMD Acceleration Strategies, 1:15 PM PT

-- "GraphStream solutions leveraging RapidMind", Craig Dunwoody, GraphStream Incorporated, 2:00 PM PT

-- "Qbase solutions", Scott Lightner, Qbase, 2:45 and 4:15 PM PT

Wednesday, November 14, 2007:

-- "Quasi-static Elastography", Susan Schwarz, Dartmouth Medical College, 2:00 PM PT

Thursday, November 15, 2007

-- "GraphStream solutions leveraging RapidMind", Craig Dunwoody, GraphStream Incorporated, 11:45 AM PT

-- "Leveraging the Cell Broadband Engine with RapidMind", Peter Hofste, IBM, 12:30 PM PT

-- "HP Multi-core Toolkit", David Korf, HP, 2:00 PM PT

All presentations will take place in the RapidMind Theater, booth 342; speakers will also be available for interview after each session.

In addition, Dr. Michael McCool, Chief Scientist, RapidMind will be presenting "A Unified Development Platform for Cell, GPU and CPU Programming with RapidMind", 1:30 PM PT on Thursday, Nov. 15 in room A7.

Live Application Demonstrations

RapidMind will showcase a variety of industry applications built using RapidMind, including:

-- Real-time ray tracing for the automotive, aerospace, and consumer goods industries

-- Image reconstruction for the medical imaging and seismic analysis industries

-- Image processing for the graphic design industry

-- Fluid simulation computation for the gaming and animation industries

RapidMind will also discuss how performance improvements of 8x are achievable for financial applications by leveraging the full performance of quad core CPUs.

About RapidMind

RapidMind provides the award-winning RapidMind Multi-core Development Platform that simplifies the development of parallel applications, minimizing the impact on traditional lifecycle costs and timelines. Developers of HPC and enterprise software are using RapidMind today to create manageable, single-threaded applications that leverage the full potential of multi-core processors from AMD(R) and Intel(R) and to seamlessly take advantage of the application acceleration available from GPUs and the Cell Broadband Engine(TM). For more information on RapidMind, visit www.rapidmind.com

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Melissa Power, 401-454-1314
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