Rambus Selects Codasip Studio for SDK Development of RISC-V Processor

Codasip, Ltd., the leader in RISC-V embedded processor IP cores, today announced that Rambus selected Codasip Studio for developing its next-generation RISC-V security products. Codasip Studio provides fully automated generation of the Software Design Kit (SDK) for RISC-V processors. Codasip Studio utilizes a high-level design flow based on a proprietary modeling language called CodAL that significantly reduces the amount of engineering time and resources required to create, verify, and validate…

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Inside Secure Unveils Industry’s First Root-of-Trust Solution Based on RISC-V Processor

Inside Secure (Euronext Paris: INSD), at the heart of security solutions for mobile and connected devices, today announces the launch of its Silicon IP Programmable Root-of-Trust Engine, the industry’s first RISC-V -based platform security solution.https://www.insidesecure.com/Company/Press-releases/Inside-Secure-Unveils-Industry-s-First-Root-of-Trust-Solution-based-on-RISC-V-Processor

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Inside Secure Joins RISC-V Foundation

Inside Secure (Euronext Paris: INSD), at the heart of security solutions for mobile and connected devices, today announced that it has joined the RISC-V Foundation, a non-profit corporation controlled by its members to drive the adoption and implementation of the open, free RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA) 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…

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UltraSoC Selected by Microsemi for Growing RISC-V Product Range

UltraSoC today announced that Microsemi, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, has licensed UltraSoC’s universal analytics and embedded intelligence platform for use in an expanding range of Microsemi products based on the RISC-V open source processor architecture. https://www.ultrasoc.com/ultrasoc-selected-by-microsemi-for-growing-risc-v-product-range/ 

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FactorDaily Article: Meet The Brains Behind India’s Ambitious Processor Project From IIT, Madras

Shakti is a part of India’s homegrown program to develop its own processors, ranging from IoT to high-end servers, AI and ML processors. Physical manufacturing of chips – slated for first quarter of 2018 – could be the beginning of competition against traditional processor chipmakers. It piggybacks on the open source RISC-V instruction set architecture, an alternative to the existing closed and costly designs.To read the full article, please visit: https://factordaily.com/india-chip-design-shakti-iit-madras/Members…

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RISC-V Ecosystem Surpasses 100 Members Globally, Paving the Way for the Next 50 Years of Computing Design and Innovation

RISC-V Foundation Continues Ecosystem Growth with 120 Percent Increase in Membership Since November 2016Berkeley, Calif. – Nov. 7, 2017 – The RISC-V Foundation, a non-profit corporation controlled by its members to drive the adoption and implementation of the open, free RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA) forward, today announced that the Foundation’s membership has exceeded more than 100 organizations, individuals, academics and universities from 19 countries and six continents around the…

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SemiAccurate Article: FlexLogix Joins SiFive’s DesignShare Program

SiFive and FlexLogix have teamed up to offer embedded FPGAs in the DesignShare development program. This is the third IP vendor that SemiAccurate knows of to join that program and it is an interesting idea.To read the full article, please visit: https://www.semiaccurate.com/2017/11/02/flexlogix-joins-sifives-designshare-program/ 

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Flex Logix to Provide Embedded FPGA IP to ‘DesignShare’ for SiFive Freedom Platform

SiFive, the first fabless provider of customized, open-source-enabled semiconductors, and Flex Logix™, a leader in embedded FPGA IP and software, today announced they will partner to make Flex Logix EFLX® embedded FPGA available for the SiFive Freedom Platform as part of the DesignShare program.https://www.sifive.com/posts/2017/10/31/flex-logix-to-provide-embedded-fpga-ip-to-designshare-for-sifive-freedom-platform/

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SemiWiki.com Article: Open Source RISC-V ISA Brings A New Wrinkle To The Processor Market

By now most people are quite comfortable with the idea of using an open source operating system for many computing tasks. It speaks volumes that Unix, and Linux in particular, is used in the vast majority of engineering, financial, data base, machine learning, data center, telecommunications and many other applications. It was not always so.To read the full article, please visit: https://www.semiwiki.com/forum/content/7089-open-source-risc-v-isa-brings-new-wrinkle-processor-market.html

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Andes 32-bit CPU IP Cores Implemented on GLOBALFOUNDRIES 22FDX® Process Technology

Andes Technology Corporation (TWSE: 6533) and GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF) today jointly announced that Andes’ 32-bit CPU IP cores have been implemented on GF’s 22nm FD-SOI (22FDX®) technology. GF’s 22FDX technology offers the optimum combination of performance, power consumption and cost for IoT, mainstream mobile, RF connectivity and networking applications. http://www.andestech.com/news-d.php?cls=1&id=462

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