HTC Project Donates Unused Processor Power To Scientific Research

HTC Project Donates Unused Processor Power To Scientific Research
technology

Chained cell phones have the quivalent amount of power as a supercomputer.

Ross Brooks
  • 25 february 2014

Scientific research requires a lot of brain power, but is also requires a lot of computer processing power. As part of a joint effort with the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC), HTC wants to turn its network of mobile phones into the equivalent of a supercomputer. The combined power of these spare computing cycles would be enough to solve complex problems related to AIDS and Alzheimer’s Disease.

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