RISC-V Foundation News

Enter the RISC-V Soft CPU Contest to Drive Security Innovation

RISC-V SoftCPU Contest IntroductionThe RISC-V Foundation is excited to unveil our RISC-V Soft CPU contest sponsored by RISC-V Foundation members Microchip Technology and Thales.The aim of the contest is to challenge designers to develop a hardware secure RISC-V soft CPU solution that can thwart malicious software security attacks. The contest targets the Creative Development Board using Microchip’s 25K LUT IGLOO™ 2 FPGA available at Future Electronics for $149.95.   RulesThe entries should…

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RISC-V Foundation CEO Calista Redmond to Give Keynote at Open Source Summit Japan

Keynote to highlight the evolution of the computing industry and need for an open source approachWHERE: Toranomon Hills Forum, Toranomon Hills Mori Tower 5th Floor, 1-23-3 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 105-6305WHEN: Friday, July 19, 2019 at 9 a.m. JSTWHAT: The RISC-V Foundation CEO Calista Redmond will be giving a keynote at Open Source Summit Japan, co-located with the Automotive Linux Summit. The presentation, titled “Open, from Software to Silicon. The…

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RISC-V Foundation Announces Ratification of the RISC-V Base ISA and Privileged Architecture Specifications

Ratification marks a milestone for the growing RISC-V ecosystem The RISC-V Foundation, a non-profit corporation controlled by its members to drive the adoption and implementation of the free and open RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA), today announced the ratification of the RISC-V base ISA and privileged architecture specifications. The RISC-V base architecture is the interface between application software and hardware. Software that’s coded to this specification will continue to work on…

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The RISC-V Foundation Receives Donation from Arduino to Further Strengthen its Open Source Community

Arduino donates $5,000 to the RISC-V Foundation to stimulate open source collaboration for hardware and software design and implementation The RISC-V Foundation, a non-profit corporation controlled by its members to drive the adoption and implementation of the free and open RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA), today announced that it received a donation of $5,000 USD from Arduino to advance the RISC-V ecosystem and efforts focused on open source hardware and software development. The…

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RISC-V Workshop Zurich Proceedings

RISC-V Workshop Zurich Proceedings June 11-13, 2019The RISC-V Workshop Zurich took place from Tuesday, June 11 to Thursday, June 13, 2019 at ETH Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland. The RISC-V Workshop Zurich showcased the open, expansive and international RISC-V ecosystem, highlighting current and prospective projects and implementations that influence the future evolution of the RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA), with a focus on the momentum and growth of the RISC-V ecosystem…

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RISC-V Foundation Announces Call for Papers for the 2nd Annual RISC-V Summit

WHAT: RISC-V Summit in San Jose, Calif.WHERE: The San Jose McEnery Convention Center, 408 Almaden Blvd., San Jose, Calif., 95110WHEN: Monday, Dec. 9 to Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019DETAILS: The RISC-V Foundation, in partnership with Informa Tech, will hold its second annual RISC-V Summit at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center from Dec. 9-12, 2019. The Summit is a major international event promoting RISC-V, bringing together the community for a multi-track conference, tutorials, exhibitions and…

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Get Ready for the RISC-V Workshop Zurich!

Next week, the RISC-V ecosystem will gather together for the RISC-V Workshop Zurich. The event will feature two full days of talks and one day of member meetings.The 40+ sessions will discuss the RISC-V architecture, commercial and open-source implementations, software and silicon, vectors and security, applications and accelerators, simulation infrastructure and much more. You can check out the action-packed agenda here. If you don’t have a ticket for this sold…

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Getting Started with RISC-V China Roadshow Proceedings

China Roadshow Proceedings May 6-16, 2019In collaboration with the Linux Foundation, the RISC-V Foundation hosted a series of free, Getting Started with RISC-V events in Shenzhen, Chengdu, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Beijing. These events showcased innovative RISC-V implementations from members of the Foundation.The roadshow featured talks from Alibaba Group, Andes Technology, Codasip, GreenWaves Technologies, Nervos, Nuclei System, NXP, PerfXLab, SiFive, Syntacore, Tangram, UC TECH IP and UltraSoC.Check out the agenda and slide presentations below…

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Semico Announces Agreement with RISC-V Foundation for RISC-V Research Report

Phoenix, AZ  – May 29, 2019 – Semico Research and Consulting and the RISC-V Foundation, a non-profit corporation controlled by its members to drive the adoption and implementation of the free and open RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA),  recently announced an agreement for Semico to author a market research report on the current and future potential of the RISC-V architecture. Scheduled for release in the third quarter of 2019, the comprehensive…

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RISC-V Sessions at DAC 2019 in Las Vegas

RISC-V Foundation members will be out in full force at Design Automation Conference (DAC) 2019, taking place from June 2-6 in Las Vegas, talking about interesting developments and innovations in the RISC-V ecosystem.Read on to find out more about the RISC-V sessions taking place at the show. Plus, see if you can spot the RISC-V logos in members’ booths throughout the show floor!  New Frontiers in Formal and Static Verification Monday, June…

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