Monday, March 15, 2010

OpenCL Getting More Prevalent?

General Electric's new CUDA-expanding system board doesn't just promise unit sales, it reflects a broader demand for systems responding to demand for support of portable new programming standards like the OpenCL standard embraced by Apple.

The more demand by government and other major purchasers for OpenCL-supporting hardware, and the larger the portable code base grows, the more Apple will be able to offer hardware compatible with users' existing code bases – whatever operating system they end up using on the hardware.

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