Past Issues May 18, 2012 
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In this issue:
» HC Visionary Spotlight: Daniel Moth, C++ AMP Product Manager
» Adobe, Corel, hx264 and Battlefield 3™ Use OpenCL to Accelerate  Apps that Matter for Every Day Computing
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Upcoming Webinar: Heterogeneous Compute Features of AMD CodeAnalyst Performance Analyzer
» OpenCL Jobs
» Acceleware Offers New C++ AMP Programming Courses - Get your AMD Discount Code!
» News and Reviews
 
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HC Visionary Spotlight:
Daniel Moth, C++ AMP, Principle Program Manager
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Daniel Moth, Principal Program Manager for C++ AMP at Microsoft is in our spotlight this month.  He is passionate about C++ AMP and will be speaking about Harnessing GPU Compute with C++ AMP at the AMD Fusion Developer Summit in June.  Also, check out his recorded webinar on C++ AMP and get his slides here.  We started off by asking him to tell us a little bit about himself and here's what he had to say.

"My name is Daniel Moth. I started with Microsoft in the UK in 2006, working on the Developer and Platform team. I moved to the US in 2008 to join the Parallel Computing team in Visual Studio. It was like joining a startup company within a company and incubated all kinds of parallelism-related technologies - some that shipped and some that didn’t. Outside of work I enjoy playing chess and, when I can get away from Seattle, SCUBA diving with my wife...." Read more here.

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Adobe, Corel, x264 and More use OpenCL to Accelerate Consumer Apps

We launched our 2nd-Generation AMD A-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs, codenamed "Trinity") for mainstream markets this week.  The graphics included in this APU is an AMD Radeon™ HD 7000 Series graphics, which is very exciting when you think about the opportunity for GPU acceleration on low power consumer devices.  Over 100 applications and games exist today that take advantage of the APU, with recent additions such as Adobe Photoshop CS6, WinZip 16.5, VLC Media Player and Battlefield 3TM.  See the AMD APP Showcase to see for details.

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Upcoming Webinar:  Heterogeneous Compute Features of AMD CodeAnalyst Performance Analyzer

Do you have a need for speed?  AMD CodeAnalyst Performance Analyzer can help identify hot spots in your code that are ripe for optimization.  This powerful performance analyzer software suite works for object oriented languages like C/C++ and Fortran as well as managed code such as Java and .NET.  OpenCL is supported as well.  You won't want to miss the demonstration of this valuable tool. Register today!

Date: May 22nd, 2012
Time: 11:00AM PDT 

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OpenCL Jobs

Qualcomm is looking for an engineer who knows OpenCL to work in their Grahpics and Gaming Tools Team.  The position is located in sunny San Diego, CA.  Go to their website for more details and tell them that we sent you!  


AMD is also hiring for engineers and engineering managers who have OpenCL and C++ AMP backgrounds to work with our growing list of heterogeneous computing software partners.

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Acceleware offers New C++ AMP Programming Courses - Get your AMD Discount Code!

Acceleware is pleased to offer the first C++ AMP training course for creating and optimizing applications on heterogeneous platforms. The course is designed for programmers looking to acquire comprehensive skills in accelerating applications through parallel programming. Register before May 31, 2012 and SAVE $350 (promotional code AXCPPAMP). Class sizes are restricted to 12 students, so book early!

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News and Reviews

Future AMD APU's to Boost in Performance through Improved GPGPU Design Architecture
AMD Rolls Out 'Trinity' APUs for Mainstream, Ultrathin Laptops

 
 
Code Faster Recently Added to developer.amd.com

The latest AMD CodeAnalyst v3.6 for Windows (Q1 2012 release) is now available


 
 
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