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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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