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ARM DynamIQ

Community Round-Up: ARM DynamIQ, GAP8, RISC-V Survey, BeagleBone Blue, Intel tinyTILE, Flow Batteries, Vint Cerf on Security, Employee IP Agreements, and an IoTUK Boost Extension

ARM, now under the ownership of Japanese technology giant Softbank, has announced a new microarchitecture for its next-generation processors, built with many-core and deep-learning projects firmly in mind: DynamIQ. “DynamIQ technology is a monumental shift in multicore microarchitecture for the industry and the foundation for future ARM Cortex-A processors. The flexibility and versatility of DynamIQ…

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IoTUK Boost hardware

Community Round-Up: IoTUK Boost Deadline, RISC-V Workshop, Nvidia’s TX2, Microchip’s CEC1702, Cypress PSoC4 Hacked, DPS5005 Firmware, OpenScope Success, a Goodenough Battery, RF Modules, and Bunnie’s Book

Technology journalist Gareth Halfacree is running the AB Open Community Round-Up series, offering a fortnightly glimpse at what’s happening in and around open source hardware and software, wireless and related topics. Applications for the IoTUK Boost innovation programme, run in Calderdale by AB Open in partnership with IoTUK, RS Components, The Things Network, and Calderdale…

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DoES Liverpool's LoRaWAN Gateway

Community Round-Up: Liverpool LoRaWAN, RISC-V Events, SHAttered, Linux 4.10, DeviceHive, FPGA Tips, Kaspersky OS, and LimeNET

Technology journalist Gareth Halfacree is running the AB Open Community Round-Up series, offering a fortnightly glimpse at what’s happening in and around open source hardware and software, wireless and related topics. Community wireless effort The Things Network is a little larger today thanks to the official launch of The Things Network Liverpool’s first permanent gateway,…

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Andrew Back's LoRaWAN display

Community Round-Up: LoRaWAN Projects, iolinker, OpenScope, SoC PoC, Autorouting in gEDA, an Open Laptop, and Wuthering Bytes 2017

Technology journalist Gareth Halfacree is running the AB Open Community Round-Up series, offering a fortnightly glimpse at what’s happening in and around open source hardware and software, wireless and related topics. If you’ve ever wondered how difficult getting into long-range, low-power wireless networking might be, our own Andrew Back’s post over at RS DesignSpark should…

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AB Open Invites Calderdale Businesses to Participate in LPWAN Technology Programme

Halifax, West Yorkshire, 31st January 2017—Open-source and technical communities consultancy AB Open has opened a call for businesses in the Calderdale area to participate in a free long-range wireless communications network testbed built with the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications in mind, as part of the IoTUK Boost project launched by the Digital and Future Cities Catapults.

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SiFive RISC-V processor

Community Round-Up: RISC-V in GCC, Right to Repair, Sub-Threshold MCUs, Debugging, 32-Bit Upgrades, FPGA Follies, and Microelectrical Repair

Technology journalist Gareth Halfacree is running the AB Open Community Round-Up series, offering a fortnightly glimpse at what’s happening in and around open source hardware and software, wireless and related topics. The open RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA) has taken a major step towards the mainstream with the news that the GCC Steering Committee has…

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SiFive HiFive1 development board

Hands-On with the SiFive HiFive1 RISC-V Development Board

It’s been many a decade since there was a shortage of microcontrollers to choose from, with everything from eight-bit low-power chips to 64-bit high-performance parts flooding the market in implementations ranging from hobbyist-friendly to engineer-approved. Now, though, there’s something new: RISC-V, a fully open processor instruction set architecture (ISA) which is finally making the jump…

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OnChip's Publicly-Accessible Open-V Dev Board

Community Round-Up: RISC-V Boards and Emulators, Harvey OS, Embedded Security Advice, and Open-Source Quantum Computing

Technology journalist Gareth Halfacree is running the AB Open Community Round-Up series, offering a fortnightly glimpse at what’s happening in and around open source hardware and software, wireless and related topics. It’s been a great start to the year for the open-source processor architecture RISC-V starting with the release of a publicly-accessible web-hosted development board…

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1Bitsy Boards on Panels

Community Round-Up: ARM Dev Tools, Five-Network IoT, 128-bit RISC-V, Choosing an RTOS, and an Osmocom CFP

Technology journalist Gareth Halfacree is running the AB Open Community Round-Up series, offering a fortnightly glimpse at what’s happening in and around open source hardware and software, wireless and related topics. Piotr Esden-Tempski has successfully completed a crowdfunding campaign for the 1Bitsy development board and Black Magic v2.1 JTAG/SWD probe, both of which are being developed…

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An Open-V Chip, Wire-Bonded

Community Round-Up: Open-V, Zephyr, Solar LoRa, Android Things, and Cortex-M0

Technology journalist Gareth Halfacree is running the AB Open Community Round-Up series, offering a fortnightly glimpse at what’s happening in and around open source hardware and software, wireless and related topics. RISC-V-based microcontroller creator OnChip has a convincing reason to investigate its Open-V crowdfunded hardware, courtesy its latest campaign update: the company is working on developing…

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