RISC-V is a straightforward list of what a CPU should do. It’s an open and frozen instruction set that can be used in many applications with a standard core or custom extensions using an FPGA.
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An introductory look at RISC-V and how discrete chips and cores provide a learning experience that gives designers a head start in gaining familiarity with the architecture and tools.
NASA has selected SiFive’s X280 RISC-V device as the CPU core for its upcoming High-Performance Spaceflight Computer (HPSC) project.
September 09, 2022 by Jake Hertz
Setting out to enter the high-end processing niche within RISC-V, startup LeapFive has unveiled a quad-core 1.8 GHz RISC-V SoC.
August 30, 2022 by Chantelle Dubois
More companies continue to leverage RISC-V, a free open source instruction set architecture, to push innovation in GPUs and real-time CPU devices.
August 27, 2022 by Abdulwaliy Oyekunle
The RISC-V architecture continues to gather momentum as organizations make efforts to leverage the open-source ISA technology and innovate with new RISC-V solutions.
August 24, 2022 by Lianne Frith
This article is a primer into the basics of RISC-V. The open architecture philosophy is exposed, along with a technical description of the modular ISA, and some commercial RISC-V microprocessor implementations.
June 12, 2022 by Eduardo Corpeño
A major player has joined the effort to build out the world’s largest and most successful open-source ISA.
February 09, 2022 by Jake Hertz
RISC-V is often associated with embedded projects. Now, the open-source ISA may be a more common player in higher-end computing markets.
September 07, 2021 by Jake Hertz
RISC-V, the open-source instruction set architecture, is making inroads against industry giants, with the support of the RISC-V Foundation.
June 25, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
On the heels of RISC-V’s 10th birthday, let's explore the history of RISC-V from its inception to today.
August 25, 2020 by Jake Hertz
As the co-founders of RISC-V, SiFive's level-up on processors could have significant implications for custom SoC design.
July 25, 2020 by Vanessa Samuel
It all starts with firmware that runs a routing protocol, allowing routers to pay each other for bandwidth and automate network configuration.
May 22, 2020 by Kayla Matthews
Remote work during this pandemic has shed light anew on the virtues of RISC-V, which has just gotten more accessible.
May 20, 2020 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
Microchip's new RISC-V-based PolarFire SoC family is said to provide 50% lower power than competing mid-range FPGAs.
December 10, 2019 by Lisa Boneta
In this article, Ted Speers of Microchip reflects on how RISC-V and its security stack offer a solution for the development of computer architecture and processor security.
November 26, 2019 by Ted Speers, Microchip
This article discusses technologies for memory-centric computing and introduces OmniXtend, a cache coherence protocol.
July 09, 2019 by Ted Marena, Western Digital
Will open source hardware become as ubiquitous as open-source software, such as Linux and Android?
July 08, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
This article discusses Foundries.io's microPlatforms which support Intel, Arm, and RISC-V architectures and are designed to avoid lock-in to specific hardware implementations.
March 28, 2019 by Trina Watt, Foundries.io
This article discusses the RISC-V-based SoC FPGA architecture for PolarFire SoC, which allows hard real-time applications and Linux applications to coexist.
March 26, 2019 by Tim Morin, Microchip
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