Author: Gareth Halfacree

Gareth Halfacree is a technology journalist and technical author best known for his work on the Raspberry Pi User Guide and an upcoming book covering the BBC’s micro:bit project. A keen open source advocate and RISC-V fan, Gareth is responsible for curating our fortnightly community round-up posts.
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Observer Tacks RISC-V Cores to Sensors to Simplify Heterogeneous Aggregation

Olof Kindgren, director of the Free and Open Source Silicon Foundation (FOSSi Foundation), has released a tool designed to make multi-sensor aggregation on field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) simpler: the RISC-V-powered Observer. “Implementing the logic for sensor communication, post processing and format conversion directly in an FPGA can quickly become very… Read More

RISC-V Foundation Announces RISC-V Summit 2019 Agenda

The RISC-V Foundation has announced the agenda for its second annual RISC-V summit, taking place this December in San Jose, California. “The RISC-V Foundation, in partnership with Informa’s Tech Division, is hosting its annual RISC-V Summit, a four-day conference featuring keynotes, smaller breakout sessions, tutorials, exhibitions and networking receptions, as… Read More