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EE Times Article: RISC-V Momentum Seen Growing In China

By November 15, 2018No Comments

Momentum is growing in China for RISC-V, according to reports from two vendors at an event here. Andes detailed six cores it currently sells and four more in the works using the open-source instruction set architecture, and GOWIN demonstrated FPGAs using them.
Overall, the growth of RISC-V adoption and ecosystem “is moving in the right direction,” said one market watcher.
“In China, pretty much every company is asking for RISC-V, and they think it should include everything” other cores have, said Charlie Su, chief technology officer for Andes, a Taiwan-based core vendor that does 30% of its business in the People’s Republic.
So far, Andes has 12 licensees worldwide for its RISC-V cores. Their uses range from storage servers and fingerprint recognizers to several AI apps, he said.
 
To read more, please visit: https://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1333974.