ISSCC 2002 Press Release

Multithreaing was one of the hottest issues at the ISSCC 2002 as two papers in the microprocessor session newly employed multithreading at the same time.
As it was a year before Intel announced to introduce Hyper-Threading, multithreading was brand-new technology for industries at that time.
As the impact of ISSCC is very huge, they didn’t hesitate to say Multi-threading “rules”.