Each ZMS-05 SoC has dual ARM-926 cores with 48 programmable processor elements capable of 10 GFlops of processing power. The chip is able to re-program itself in real-time to suit the needs of the application being executed, and there's linux software to control the PEs.source:http://vr-zone.com/articles/the-zii-myster...8.html?doc=6408First I saw the demo at www.ziilabs.com and thought it was a bit cheesy.It got me interested though. Then I browsed youtube and found out a few no hype vids such as these:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qk-g6CRB0O8http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7a6yvEDwdEIf SDK is widely available then the Zii might propel quite a lot of innovative programming..
How does this differ from Sony's Cell Processor?
ARM is normally all about low power, if the huge fan noise on the PS3 is to go off, the Cell processor is not.