RISC-V Ecosystem News

Running Linux with Quad-core SMP in LiteX/VexRiscv on Arty A7 | Antmicro

FPGAs can be seen as a bridge between the domains of hardware and software as their hardware operation can be reprogrammed using code, giving developers unprecedented flexibility. In advanced products that Antmicro helps its customers build, this flexibility to process parallel data often needs to be complemented with a more standard, sequential processing capability provided by a CPU, which can run control software and interface with the user or other…

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SiFive Partners With Coherent Logix for Mission-Critical Processor Solutions

SAN MATEO, Calif. May 19, 2020 – SiFive, Inc., the leading provider of commercial RISC-V processor IP and silicon solutions, today announced that Coherent Logix has chosen SiFive Core IP to complement its HyperX™ memory network processor for its next-generation solutions targeting mission-critical markets. Coherent Logix performed a comparison of CPU IP available in the market based on requirements of the military and aerospace customers and selected SiFive IP that enabled very low Size,…

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ARM Wrestles With RISC-V as Mobile Chip Battle Spills Over Into IoT | Phil Hunter, Rethink Research

The advance of the open source RISC-V reduced instruction set platform to become a serious contender in the mobile OS space is now threatening the dominance of Intel and especially Softbank’s ARM in their respective spheres. The latest significant development is a memorandum of understanding (MoU) just signed between RISC-V International, the non-profit consortium promoting the platform, and Global Platform, an industry group working on secure digital services and devices….

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Open hardware FPGA platform for multi-camera systems | Antmicro

Advanced multi-camera systems often require the low latency, high bandwidth and energy-efficiency that FPGA solutions can provide.The deep control over hardware and software working in tandem offered by FPGAs can be a great fit for applications such as real-time object detection and tracking, signal conversion, stereovision, as well as image compression, overlays and ISP processing.article: https://antmicro.com/blog/2020/04/zynq-video-board/

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