SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SiFive, Inc., the leading provider of commercial RISC-V processor IP and custom silicon solutions, today announced an open licensing agreement with the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to accelerate technology innovation as part of the DARPA Toolbox Initiative. SiFive will provide access to a broad portfolio of IP to create differentiated processor cores, using the free, open RISC-V ISA standard invented by the founders of SiFive.

“Extending access to SiFive’s industry-leading portfolio of RISC-V-based processor, security, trace, and debug IP to the DARPA Toolbox program will help participants develop new and innovative solutions to modern computing challenges,” said Chris Jones, VP, Product Marketing, SiFive. “SiFive’s silicon-proven portfolio of RISC-V processor IP includes the tools and support needed to enable next-generation research and development projects.”

 

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