RISC-V Ecosystem News

Market Trends: Custom ICs Based on RISC-V Will Enable Cost-Effective IoT Product Differentiation | Amy Teng, Gartner

Today’s chip design process can be more flexible, thanks to the evolution of electronic design automation (EDA) tools and the leverage of cloud computing technologies that have simplified the licensing process and lowered the investment in on-premises computing power. Alongside the strong semiconductor investment from the Chinese government and vibrant activity around RISC-V (pronounced “risk five”) among the open software community and top vendors, the semiconductor manufacturing industry has formed a healthy ecosystem for market development for RISC-V-based custom ICs.Article: https://www.gartner.com/doc/reprints?id=1-1Z8EWG75&ct=200612&st=sb

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OpenHW Ecosystem Implements Imperas RISC-V reference models for Coverage Driven Verification of Open Source CORE-V processor IP cores

Oxford, United Kingdom, July 21st, 2020 — Imperas Software Ltd., the leader in virtual platforms and high-performance software simulation, today announced that OpenHW Group, the not-for-profit global organization set up to facilitate collaboration between hardware and software designers in the development of open-source IP, has established the CORE-V processor verification test bench using the Imperas RISC-V reference model to deliver quality IP cores to the OpenHW Group ecosystem and the open source hardware…

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OneSpin Solutions to Participate at the 57th Design Automation Conference Highlighting Certified IC Integrity Verification Solutions in the Technical Program

Security, Automotive Safety, RISC-V, Nuclear Energy Topics Tackled During SessionsMUNICH, GERMANY –– July 15, 2020 –– OneSpin® Solutions, provider of certified IC integrity verification solutions for building functionally correct, safe, secure and trusted integrated circuits will have a visible presence at the upcoming Design Automation Conference, being held virtually July 20 – 24, 2020.  OneSpin’s experts will be participating in two Research Track sessions, the RISC-V Theater and several technical poster sessions in…

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Open Source Paves the Way to More Flexible, More Responsive Processor Designs | David Schiavone, Embedded Computing Design

The microprocessor plays a fundamental role in electronic design. As the demand for increased functionality through advanced techniques such as data analytics and machine learning increases, the ability to handle software efficiently is vital to success. To make the most of limited energy and silicon resources to this end we are seeing a demand in much greater use of tuned instruction sets and accelerators. Yet this is one area where…

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Axiomise Announces the Release of the Next-Generation RISC-V® App

LONDON, July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Axiomise® announced the availability of its new RISC-V formal verification app formalISA®. The app supports all the leading commercial formal verification tools and includes a new coverage solution for formal verification of RISC-V processors.Article: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/axiomise-announces-the-release-of-the-next-generation-risc-v-app-301092761.html

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The 57th Design Automation Conference Virtual Experience Filled with Deep Technology Insights and Innovation | DAC 2020

LOUISVILLE, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–When the Design Automation Conference opens July 20, it will be the first ever virtual event experience for the 57-year-old conference. Attendees will embark on a two week-long virtual journey on Monday, July 20th starting at 9:00 A.M. PDT with Zhuo Li, the 57th DAC General Chair, who will open the 2020 conference. He’ll be immediately followed by Dr. H.S. Philip Wong, Chief Scientist, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) Ltd., who will…

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