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Company Overview of Soft Machines, Inc.

Company Overview

Soft Machines, Inc., a semiconductor company, develops architecture-based microprocessors and system-on-chip products for performance computing platforms. The company offers VISC, a single software thread/task that runs on multiple cores using existing instruction sets. Soft Machines, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Santa Clara, California. The company has operations in the United States; Hyderabad, India; and Moscow, Russian Federation. As of September 9, 2016, Soft Machines, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Intel Corporation.

3920 Freedom Circle

Santa Clara, CA 95054

United States

Founded in 2006





Key Executives for Soft Machines, Inc.

Founder, Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder, President, Chief Technology Officer and Director
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President and Managing Director of India Operations
Vice President of Legal & Human Resources, General Counsel and Secretary
Age: 55
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Soft Machines, Inc. Key Developments

Intel Reportedly Acquired Soft Machines

Intel Corporation (NasdaqGS:INTC) is reported to have acquired Soft Machines, Inc. for $300 million.

Soft Machines Unveils VISC Processor and SoC

Soft Machines Inc. revealed its VISC processor and SoC roadmap at the Linley Processor Conference. The first VISC processor, Shasta, will deliver unprecedented performance efficiency levels. Soft Machines also disclosed the highly scalable Mojave VISC SoC platform, which can be customized for smart mobile to server applications. Both Shasta and Mojave will be released in 2016. Shasta delivers on the promise of the VISC architecture, which was unveiled in October 2014. The VISC architecture offers 2-3 times instructions per cycle (IPC) speedup, with up to 4 times performance per watt over CPUs. The VISC architecture is based on virtual cores that permit one processor thread to operate concurrently on multiple processor cores, overcoming many single-core frequency and power-scaling issues, and multicore programming challenges. VISC also includes a virtual software layer that makes it portable to all CPU ISAs and ecosystems.

Soft Machines, Inc. Presents at Linley Processor Conference, Oct-07-2015 10:30 AM

Soft Machines, Inc. Presents at Linley Processor Conference, Oct-07-2015 10:30 AM. Venue: Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara, California, United States. Speakers: Mohammad Abdallah, Founder, President & CTO.

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