RISC-V Foundation CEO Calista Redmond to Give Keynote at Open Source Summit Japan

Keynote to highlight the evolution of the computing industry and need for an open source approach

WHERE: Toranomon Hills Forum, Toranomon Hills Mori Tower 5th Floor, 1-23-3 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 105-6305

WHEN: Friday, July 19, 2019 at 9 a.m. JST

WHAT: The RISC-V Foundation CEO Calista Redmond will be giving a keynote at Open Source Summit Japan, co-located with the Automotive Linux Summit. The presentation, titled “Open, from Software to Silicon. The New Reality and Tremendous Opportunity of Custom, Open Source Processing,” will cover the evolution of the computing industry. Redmond will explain how the industry is seeing a shift from general purpose processors to custom processors amid trends including 5G, the Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, machine learning, high performance computing (HPC) and other industries undergoing compute disruption. Redmond will highlight how an open source approach to processors reduces risk and investment, accelerates time to market and opens up the opportunity for thousands of possible custom processors. Attendees will also hear about innovative applications built with the RISC-V ISA from smart watches to supercomputers.

At Open Source Summit Japan more than 1,000 developers, operators, and industry leaders gather together to collaborate and learn about the latest open source technologies. The event covers a wide variety of technologies and trends around open source, including networking, serverless, edge computing, AI and more. The co-located Automotive Linux Summit will bring together industry leaders accelerating the development and adoption of a fully open software stack for the connected car.

For executives and press interested in meeting with Redmond onsite, please contact Racepoint Global at  RISC-V@racepointglobal.com

To learn more about the RISC-V Foundation, the free and open RISC-V architecture and membership information, please visit: https://riscv.org.

About RISC-V Foundation

RISC-V (pronounced “risk-five”) is free and open ISA enabling a new era of processor innovation through open standard collaboration. Founded in 2015, the RISC-V Foundation comprises more than 275 member organizations building the first open, collaborative community of software and hardware innovators powering innovation at the edge forward. Born in academia and research, RISC-V ISA delivers a new level of free, extensible software and hardware freedom on architecture, paving the way for the next 50 years of computing design and innovation.

The RISC-V Foundation, a non-profit corporation controlled by its members, directs the future development and drives the adoption of the RISC-V ISA. Members of the RISC-V Foundation have access to and participate in the development of the RISC-V ISA specifications and related HW / SW ecosystem.

 

Media Contacts:

Allison DeLeo

Racepoint Global for RISC-V Foundation

Phone: +1 (415) 694-6700

risc-v@racepointglobal.com

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