HSA Foundation is now in flight and already locked on target.
One year ago Phil Roger stood up at AFDS and stated he wanted to change 30 years of PC Architecture legacy, truly address the core chalanges in getting heterogeneous paralallel computing to be approachable by all programers. On top of this he told the Audience AMD wanted to make the specification for this open.
Roll one year forward, AMD worked with ARM, Imagination Technologies, MediaTek, and Texas Instruments to establish the HSA Foundation. We are all interested in solving similar issues around moving computing platform forward in mobile devices, Tablets, Laptops, Workstation, and Servers. On the anniversary of 2011 AFDS, the team has achieved it goal of bring your truly open specifications around HSA technology via the HSA foundation. Which has very solid team of passionate people and founding companies who will drive this capabilities forward into market.