RISC-V International News

Strengthening the Internet of Things with a Secure RISC-V IoT Stack

By Sandro Pinto, Head of Research and Development at Hex Five Security Inc.The Internet of Things, also known as the IoT, refers to the billions of physical devices around the world that are now connected to the internet, all collecting and sharing vast amounts of data. Due to the sheer amount of connected devices, the IoT has become an integral part of the lives of billions of people around the…

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Welcome Mark Himelstein, RISC-V International CTO!

Today RISC-V is honored to welcome Mark Himelstein to our leadership team as the RISC-V Chief Technology Officer. Mark brings an incredible set of experiences in leading technology innovations in both software and hardware to the microprocessor and systems industry. His collaboration across teams, companies, individuals, customers, and diverse stakeholders has shaped his approach and acumen to take on challenges and opportunities with mutual success in mind. RISC-V has gained…

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Q&A with RISC-V Ambassador Wei Fu on the Growth and Future of RISC-V

The inaugural group of RISC-V Ambassadors was announced in March 2020, consisting of an incredible group of engineers, developers and influencers that have actively contributed to the RISC-V community. The RISC-V Ambassadors are passionate about growing and engaging the RISC-V community by: promoting RISC-V projects and technology; educating people on the RISC-V mission and technical aspects; and helping to drive RISC-V member participation and community growth. To learn more about…

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Happy 10th Birthday RISC-V!

It is hard to believe, but the RISC-V project is ten years old today! RISC-V at HotChips, Flint Center, Cupertino CA, August 2014After careful perusal of old email files, we’ve decided that May 18th, 2010, was the day when we finally decided to develop our own clean-slate ISA, and so we’re using this as the official birthday of RISC-V, even though the actual name came a bit later.Back then, we…

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Getting Started with RISC-V Verification

By Kevin McDermott, Vice President of Marketing at Imperas Software Ltd. Design Verification (DV) test planning using a trusted SoC methodology for RISC-V processor verification including custom extensions Introduction Given that RISC-V is an open instruction set architecture (ISA), a RISC-V processor designer has many implementation and configuration options, plus the freedom of extending the ISA with custom instructions and extensions. While fundamentally a processor is a hardware design with…

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RISC-V International Announces Call for Speakers for the Third Annual RISC-V Summit

The Summit will showcase the continued rapid expansion of the RISC-V ecosystem, with both commercial offerings and exciting open-source developmentsWHAT: RISC-V Summit in San Jose, Calif.WHERE: The San Jose McEnery Convention Center, 408 Almaden Blvd., San Jose, Calif., 95110WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 8 to Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020DETAILS: RISC-V International will hold its third annual RISC-V Summit at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center from Dec. 8–10, 2020. Members Only Day…

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Trace Techniques for RISC-V – How to Use it Efficiently | Robert Chyla and Thomas Andersson, IAR Systems

Authors: Robert Chyla and Thomas Andersson, IAR Systems In embedded software development, utilizing full application trace gives developers endless possibilities to analyze their product’s behavior. With complete insight into the application, they can track every single instruction and see if their application is running as intended, or if errors or vulnerabilities occur. So, how can you best utilize trace which is now available for RISC-V? What is Trace?In contrast to traditional…

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RISC-V International and GlobalPlatform Partner to Enhance Security Design of IoT Devices

Industry associations collaborate to drive open source standards that simplify security design for hardware developers and enhance the security of IoT devices and processors May 11, 2020 – GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, RISC-V International, a global non-profit consortium, are pleased to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU). Collaboration between the two organizations will help accelerate the development of open standards for the…

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Q&A with RISC-V Ambassador Florian Wohlrab on the Growth and Future of RISC-V

The inaugural group of RISC-V Ambassadors was announced in March 2020, consisting of an incredible group of engineers, developers and influencers that have actively contributed to the RISC-V community. The RISC-V Ambassadors are passionate about growing and engaging the RISC-V community by: promoting RISC-V projects and technology; educating people on the RISC-V mission and technical aspects; and helping to drive RISC-V member participation and community growth. To learn more about…

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