AMD, BlueStacks join forces on tablets and PCs

Staff writer
AMD  announced an investment in BlueStacks, a venture-backed firm developing innovative software.
BlueStacks has introduced a solution to enable Android applications to run fast and full-screen on Microsoft Windows-based devices.
AMD and BlueStacks are collaborating to optimize the BlueStacks App Player for Windows software for use with tablet and notebook PCs powered by AMD Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) with AMD VISION technology. With this combination of BlueStacks software and AMD technology, consumers will be able to access their favorite Android apps on virtually any AMD-powered Windows-based device, including more than 200,000 apps currently available in the Android Market.
The AMD Fusion Fund program makes strategic investments in companies that are developing unique, digital consumer and professional experiences that harness the horsepower of AMD Fusion APU products. AMD Fusion APUs deliver powerful computing capabilities plus discrete-class graphics with dedicated HD video processing on a single chip. AMD Fusion APUs are powered by AMD VISION Engine Software, with regular driver updates designed to improve system performance and stability.