Tag: RISC-V

With the groundswell of interest in open source digital design in recent years we decided to take the opportunity to chat with some of the key people involved in this fast growing movement, working in association with the Free and Open Source Silicon Foundation to produce the Open Source Digital Design Insights (OSDDI) video series.

An Overview of SHAKTI Processor Program

SHAKTI is an open-source processor program based on RISC-V ISA and is an academic initiative started in 2014, by Reconfigurable Intelligent Systems Engineering (RISE) Group in IIT-Madras. The motivation of the SHAKTI project was to create an open-source processor ecosystem, to increase collaborations between academia and industry. The program aims to include open-source production grade processors, SoCs, and even development boards. 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
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Western Digital Partners with SiFive, PlatformIO for Extended Open-Source Dev Toolset

Western Digital has announced a partnership with SiFive and PlatformIO Labs which will see the latter’s embedded development platform extended in order to provide a vendor-agnostic, end-to-end open environment with full RISC-V support. Western Digital’s interest in embedded development in general and the open RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA) specifically… Read More