I am glad to share with you news about allowing running Intel x86 apps on Raspberry Pi 1 and 2 with help of Eltechs ExaGear Desktop software. http://eltechs.com/product/exagear-desktop/
Eltechs just launched new version of ExaGear Desktop and added support of Raspberry Pi and Raspberry Pi 2 devices. http://eltechs.com/eltechs-can-run-intel-x86-application-on-raspberry-pi/
ExaGear Desktop is virtualization solution which opens up a host of new possibilities for running apps across platforms. ExaGear Desktop makes it possible to run Intel x86 application on ARM-based devices, and is targeted to individuals running ARM-based Mini PCs and to businesses deploying ARM-based devices to cut costs. For example you can run Skype on ARM devices (youtube; https://youtu.be/4GUP27TJ5w4). Moreover you can run x86 Windows applications on ARM-based devices by installing Wine.
ExaGear Desktop also boasts outstanding performance specs – in tests it runs 5 times faster than Qemu.
Eltechs (http://eltechs.com/) is a technology startup which focuses on cutting edge cross-architecture virtualization technologies. Eltechs provide solutions for running Intel x86 applications on ARM-based devices for servers, mobile and desktop markets. Praise for Eltechs??? products has been building since the project’s launch in 2012, and the company has been recognized by Wired Magazine (???…a secret weapon for these ARM upstarts…??? http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2012/10/russian-hackers-arm/), CIO (???In this context it makes sense for many data center operators to consider switching to ARM-based servers in the future.??? http://www.cio.com/article/718388/Russian_Startup_Working_on_Intel_to_ARM_Software_Emulator), and Digital Trends (???…if you’re a huge fan of classic strategy games and want to bring them wherever you go, then give ExaGear Strategies a try.???http://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/hands-android-app-plays-starcraft-fallout/#ixzz3GiVSYgR3).