RAPID tackles the challenge of how many low-power devices or embedded systems cannot always cope with the increased demand for processing power, memory and storage required by modern applications. RAPID delivers a secure unified model where almost any device or infrastructure, ranging from smartphone, notebook, laptop and desktop to private and public cloud can operate as an accelerated entity and/or as an accelerator serving other less powerful devices in a secure way.

RAPID contributes to the Alliance in security, offloading and energy efficiency aspects of heterogeneity.