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SiFive RISC-V processor

Community Round-Up: RISC-V Improvements, Caffe2, PCBA Visualisation, Solar Supercapacitors, Arduino Sigfox, Intel Developer Forums, IoT Requirements Guide, and the Vinduino LoRa Project

Researchers at Princeton University have helped boost the robustness of the burgeoning RISC-V architecture, having developed a tool which has picked up on data storage and retrieval ordering problems that could otherwise have derailed attempts to use it in high-reliability applications. “Incorrect memory access orderings can result in software performing calculations using the wrong values,”…

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Nordic Semiconductors' nRF52832

Community Round-Up: Bluetooth 5 in Apache Mynewt, Microsoft’s Sopris MCU and CodePlex Closure, ARM Compute Library, Canonical’s IoT Push, Embedded World Videos, Sinclair Spectrum Flashing, and Bomb Squad Academy

The Apache Mynewt open-source embedded operating system has received support for Bluetooth 5, Runtime has announced during the Bluetooth World 2017 conference, with ports already under test for the Nordic Semiconductor nRF52832 and nRF52840 system-on-chips (SoCs). “Last year at Bluetooth World 2016, Runtime announced the world’s first open source, controller-level BLE protocol stack for microcontroller-class (MCU)…

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AB Open Names SME Cohort Participating in LPWAN Technology Programme

Eight businesses selected to participate in IoTUK LPWAN Boost. Halifax, West Yorkshire, 3rd April 2017 — Open-source and technical communities consultancy AB Open has released the names of businesses chosen to participate in a free long-range wireless communications network testbed built with the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) in mind, as part of…

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