San Jose, Jan. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Andes Technology Corporation (TWSE: 6533), a leading supplier of high efficiency, low-power 32/64-bit RISC-V processor cores and founding premier member of RISC-V International, today announced that EdgeQ, a leading innovator in 5G base station-on-a-chip, will utilize an AndesCore™ RISC-V license to deliver industry’s first fully open and programmable 5G platform with integrated AI. EdgeQ has licensed the Andes core with Andes Custom Extension™ (ACE). ACE enables EdgeQ to design, extend, and customize their own instruction sets to achieve novel performance, features, and power profiles unmet by today’s solutions for the wireless infrastructure.
EdgeQ’s platform targets a 5G market that will enable $13.2 trillion of global economic output by 2035, according to the Omdia report “The 5G Economy“. The 5G value chain will invest an average of $235 billion annually to continually expand and strengthen the 5G technology base within network and business application infrastructure.