Intel acquires RapidMind

August 23rd, 2009

Intel has acquired RapidMind, the company behind the RapidMind (formerly Sh) programming environment targeting multicore CPUs, AMD and NVIDIA GPUs and the Cell processor. The RapidMind Platform continues to be available, including support. In the medium term RapidMind’s technology and products will be integrated with Intel’s data-parallel products, in particular Intel’s Ct technology.

This blog entry by James Reinders from Intel describes the acquisition and future plans in more detail.