Month: October 2017

SiFive Freedom E310 processor

Get the latest news on developments in the wider community and topics including wireless, embedded and open source silicon.

Carlton Alfred Smith - The First Lesson

Linux Foundation Launches Community Data Licence

The Linux Foundation has announced the launch of the Community Data Licence Agreement (CDLA), which it claims makes it easier for organisations and individuals to share, analyse, and use data collaboratively. “An open data license is essential for the frictionless sharing of the data that powers both critical technologies and… Read More

FireSim Brings RISC-V to Amazon’s AWS Platform

Researchers at the University of California at Berkeley RISE Lab have released FireSim, an open-source cloud instance of RocketChip RISC-V processors running on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. “FPGA-accelerated hardware simulation is by no means a new concept. However, previous attempts to use FPGAs for simulation have been fraught… Read More
Microsemi Mi-V Ecosystem

Microsemi Launches Mi-V Ecosystem

Microsemi has announced it is to help push RISC-V adoption through Mi-V, a new ecosystem which gives those developing on the open architecture full tier-one vendor support from the top down. “As a leader in RISC-V, we are pleased Microsemi is the first tier one vendor to build out a… Read More