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The Android Open Source Project Is Now RISC-V Compatible | Laveesh Kocher, Open Source For You

By November 1, 2022November 7th, 2022No Comments

A crucial advancement for the technology is the porting of the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) to the RISC-V processor architecture.

The AOSP has begun enabling RISC-V upstream, which will promote the use of RISC-V CPUs in wearables, the Internet of Things, and eventually smartphones and laptops.

In an effort to open up the ecosystem, engineers and software developers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ PLCT Lab started porting Android 10 to the RISC-V architecture in 2020. Together, Alibaba’s Cloud division and T-Head chip subsidiary have worked hard to maintain the development up to date with the latest Android releases.

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