Press Release

Stillwater and Pico to collaborate on bioinformatics appliance architecture.

August 2012

El Dorada Hills, CA Stillwater Supercomputing, Inc., the leader in high-performance data flow IP, and Pico Computing, Inc., the leader in high performance FPGA solutions, announce their collaboration to design bioinformatics appliances. Based on the scalable Pico SuperCluster architecture of high performance FPGA modules the goal is to create a range of appliances for every throughput target. The appliances will be leveraging the Stillwater Knowledge Processing Platform, a virtualization platform for parallel hardware.

About Stillwater Supercomputing, Inc.

Stillwater Supercomputing, Inc. was founded in 2006 and Incorporated in 2007 to develop the next generation platform for computational science and engineering. Focused on improving the efficiency of execution, the Stillwater Knowledge Processing framework is facilitating the creation of best-in-class intelligent systems for high-performance embedded and autonomous systems, to large-scale cloud-based systems for bioinformatics, science, and engineering. For more information about Stillwater products and services, visit, or contact

About Pico Computing, Inc.

Based in Seattle, Washington, Pico Computing specializes in highly integrated development and deployment platforms based on Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) technologies. Applications for Pico Computing technologies include cryptography, networking, signal processing, bioinformatics, and scientific computing. Pico Computing products are used in embedded systems as well as in military, national security, and high performance computing applications. For more information about Pico products and services, visit