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.
Microsemi PolarFire SoC Block Diagram

Microchip Open Early Access Programme for RISC-V-Enabled PolarFire SoC FPGA Family

Microchip has opened an early access programme for its RISC-V-enabled PolarFire SoC family of field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), providing what the company claims is “the world’s first hardened real-time Linux-capable RISC-V-based microprocessor subsystem” to a low-power FPGA range. “Delivering the industry’s first RISC-V based SoC FPGA along with our Mi-V… Read More