EE World Article: Why RISC-V Is Becoming More And More Popular

EE World interviewed RISC-V Executive Director, Rick O’Connor, to discuss the growth of the RISC-V Foundation, increased RISC-V brand awareness in China and plans for 2018. Please see an excerpt from the article below:

Recently, The Information reported that close to 80 technology companies  have joined the open source RISC-V alliance to develop new technologies including autopilot.

RISC-V is based on an open source instruction set architecture based on established Reduced Instruction Set (RISC) principles. The project began in California at Berkeley in 2010, but many contributors are volunteers and industry workers outside the university. Compared to most instruction sets, the RISC-V instruction set can be freely used for any purpose, allowing anyone to design, manufacture and sell RISC-V chips and software.

Read the full article (in Chinese) here: