Codasip Announces Latest RISC-V Processor

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The Newest Codasip RISC-V Processor is Ideal for IoT Designs Brno, Czech Republic – August 21st 2017 – Codasip, the leading supplier of RISC-V® embedded CPU cores, today announced the newest addition to their Berkelium (Bk) family of RISC-V processors. The Codasip Bk-1 processor is an FSM processor targeted at the Internet of Things (IoT) by offering ultra-low power, the …

Does RISC-V mean Open Source Processors?

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“So, RISC-V is an Open ISA, that means a RISC-V processor core is Open Source”. This is a statement that I have often heard this year – however, is it true or false? Before answering this, let’s consider the broader issue of whether open standards automatically mean open source. Open standards are widespread in technology. The communication protocols TCP/IP have …

A Tale of Two Approaches to High-Performance IoT

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Extensible Processors vs Accelerators – and how RISC-V changes the dynamic If you were to ask any good designer today what is the best architecture for an SoC that needs to manage complex DSP or high bandwidth traffic demands – you will almost always find the recommendation of using one or more off-the-shelf processors, complimented by hardware accelerators to offload …

Disruption in the Embedded Processor Market

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… and it’s not why you expected. Dan Ganousis Codasip, LTD   Big change is occurring in the embedded processor market … and surprisingly, it’s not just because of RISC-V. If you didn’t spend 2016 stranded on an abandoned island, you’re likely aware of the phenomenal growth of the RISC-V open-source ISA movement. Much the same way Linux quickly outgrew …

BaySand, Codasip, Codeplay and UltraSoC accelerate IoT development with “silicon-to-intelligence” RISC-V platform

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, 29th November 2016 BaySand, Codasip, Codeplay and UltraSoC today announced an integrated IoT development platform based on the RISC-V open processor instruction set architecture (ISA).  The platform offers an open-standards-based solution that allows designers of systems-on-a-chip (SoCs) for IoT applications to get from concept to silicon with a high level of software integration in record time and …

Codasip and UltraSoC deliver advanced RISC-V SoC analysis and debug

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San Jose, CA – Nov 22nd – Codasip, the leading RISC-V processor IP provider, and UltraSoC, the leading provider of semiconductor IP for on-chip analytics, performance optimization and hardware-based security and debug, announced a broad collaboration to integrate the Codix-Bk series of RISC-V compliant processor cores seamlessly with the UltraSoC environment. As RISC-V based SoCs enter the mainstream, the need …

What is RISC-V?
Why Do We Care and Why You Should Too!

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I’d like to start by talking about the biggest misconception regarding RISC-V. Many of you who have heard about RISC-V likely believe it is an open-source processor … but it is not. So what is it? RISC-V is an open specification of an Instruction Set Architecture (ISA). That is, it describes the way in which software talks to an underlying …