Computer architecture research has a long history in the Berkeley EECS department, dating back to the CALDIC computer finished in 1951. Other notable computer architecture projects include Project Genie, RISC-I, RISC-II, SOAR, SPUR, RAID, VLSI-BAM, T0, NOW, IRAM, and RAMP. Berkeley computer architecture research has always emphasized construction of prototypes, and this continues to this day with multiple microprocessor tapeouts in advanced processes every year. All recent microprocessor designs have been based on the RISC-V instruction set and are implementing using the Chisel Hardware Description language, both developed at Berkeley.
Bluespec, Inc. provides tools and IP for ASIC and FPGA system design and verification with a focus on the RISC-V ecosystem. Our RISC-V Factory provides a complete verification and debug environment for design teams developing their own RISC-V processors. Future products include RISC-V synthesizable cores enhanced by general purpose hardware acceleration.
Cortus is a leading provider of processor IP and technology for a very wide range of integrated circuits from extremely low cost, low power secure ICs to high end multicore processor systems such as those required for some image processing applications.
Integrated circuits containing Cortus cores have been manufactured in high volumes for a wide range of applications including SIM cards, bank cards, ePassports, automotive sensors, image processing, industrial controllers, M2M controllers, secure microcontrollers, sensors, smart meters, wireless, touch screen controllers and IoT devices. About 150 Million integrated circuits with a Cortus processor are fabricated each quarter.
As a not-for-profit research and development company, Draper focuses on the design, development and deployment of advanced technological solutions for the world’s most challenging and important problems. We provide engineering services directly to government, industry, and academia; work on teams as prime contractor or subcontractor; and participate as a collaborator in consortia. We provide unbiased assessments of technology or systems designed or recommended by other organizations — custom designed, as well as commercial-off-the-shelf.
Google Inc. is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software.
As the central research organization for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Hewlett Packard Labs delivers breakthrough technologies and pioneering research; addressing the most complex challenges and opportunities on the horizon for our customers and society.
We focus on championing discoveries and inventions that will profoundly improve tomorrow’s products and services, and enable Hewlett Packard Enterprise to enter new markets. We’re passionate about turning research into reality, so we partner with our businesses to commercialize Labs’ technologies and deliver innovation to our customers. We start with our customers in mind, harnessing real-world customer problems to build technologies that meet the needs of the marketplace.
For more than sixty years, IBM Research has been the innovation engine of the IBM corporation. From helping the Apollo space missions land on the moon to the discovery of fractals; from the technology behind laser eye surgery to a question answering computer called Watson now being applied to health care, IBM Research continues to define the future of technology.
Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX) is a leading supplier of end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand intelligent interconnect solutions and services for servers, storage, and hyper-converged infrastructure. Mellanox intelligent interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance. Mellanox offers a choice of high performance solutions: network and multicore processors, network adapters, switches, cables, software and silicon, that accelerate application runtime and maximize business results for a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.0, cloud, storage, network security, telecom and financial services.
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for communications, defense & security, aerospace and industrial markets. Products include high-performance and radiation-hardened analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs; power management products; timing and synchronization devices and precise time solutions, setting the world’s standard for time; voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; enterprise storage and communication solutions, security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Ethernet solutions; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., and has approximately 4,800 employees globally.
Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
NVIDIA is a computer technology company that has pioneered GPU-accelerated computing. It targets the world’s most demanding users — gamers, designers and scientists — with products, services and software that power amazing experiences in virtual reality, artificial intelligence, professional visualization and autonomous cars.
Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications, platform services, and engineered systems. With more than 420,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—in more than 145 countries, Oracle provides a complete technology stack both in the cloud and in the data center. Oracle’s industry-leading cloud-based and on-premises solutions give customers complete deployment flexibility and unmatched benefits including application integration, advanced security, high availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance, and low total cost of ownership.
Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We are from many different countries and speak many different languages. We come from diverse cultures and have unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—invent mobile technology breakthroughs.
Rambus creates cutting-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security, smart sensors and lighting. Our chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, services, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of our customers. We collaborate with the industry, partnering with leading ASIC and SoC designers, foundries, IP developers, EDA companies and validation labs. Our products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems, powering and securing diverse applications, including Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer and media platforms. At Rambus, we are makers of better.
SiFive was founded by the creators of the free and open RISC-V architecture as a reaction to the end of conventional transistor scaling and escalating chip design costs. By leveraging the power of open-source and agile hardware design, SiFive reduces the cost and time to harness the performance and energy-efficiency of customized silicon, enabling a wide range of applications from IoT to hyper-scale computing – all unified by the common RISC-V platform.
Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) is an industry-leading developer and manufacturer of storage solutionsthat enable people to create, leverage, experience and preserve data. The company addresses ever-changing marketneeds by providing a full portfolio of compelling, high-quality storage solutions with effective technology
deployment, high efficiency, flexibility and speed. Our products are marketed under the HGST and WD brands (You can add G-Technology if you’d like) to OEMs, distributors, resellers, cloud infrastructure providers and consumers.
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Driven by responsible operations, ongoing innovation, and open collaboration, we have established a competitive ICT portfolio of end‐to‐end solutions in telecom and enterprise networks, devices, and cloud computing. Our ICT solutions, products, and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one‐third of the world’s population. With more than 170,000 employees, Huawei is committed to enabling the future information society, and building a Better Connected World.
Micron Technology is a global leader in the semiconductor industry. Micron has dedicated itself to collaborating with engineers to drive innovation and transform memory technologies, both semiconductor and computing.
NXP Semiconductors NV operates as a global semiconductor company. The Company designs semiconductors and software for mobile communications, consumer electronics, security applications, in-car entertainment, and networking. NXP offers its products to the automotive, identification, wireless infrastructure, lighting, mobile, and computing applications.