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Wednesday, October 15 • 11:15am - 12:05pm
Introduction to prpl Foundation - Art Swift, prpl Foundation

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The prpl foundation is the exciting new open source community for all things MIPS. prpl (pronounced “Purple”) is an open-source, community-driven, collaborative, non-profit foundation targeting and supporting the MIPS architecture. It focuses on enabling next-generation datacenter-to-device portable software and virtualized architectures.  In this session, Art Swift, President of the prpl Foundation, will introduce the forum, describing its goals, mission and current projects. Initial domains targeted by prpl include data center, networking & storage, connected consumer and embedded/IoT. The Foundation hosts several projects (2 main ones being the OpenWRT and QEMU for MIPS) for the advancement of these open source projects for MIPS processors.

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Art Swift

prpl Foundation
Art Swift is president of the prpl Foundation. Art has spent most of the last decade building innovative chips and IP for the mobile PC, tablet and smartphone industries. He has served as CEO of low power chipmaker Transmeta (NASDAQ, TMTA), CEO of nanotech innovator Unidym, VP of marketing and business development at MIPS Technologies (acquired by Imagination), and was also a division general manager at chipmaker Cirrus Logic, responsible... Read More →


Wednesday October 15, 2014 11:15am - 12:05pm
Room 18

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