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RISC-V Announces First New Specifications of 2022, Adding to 16 Ratified in 2021 - News

June 22, 2022

RISC-V International announced its first four specification and extension approvals of 2022 – Efficient Trace for RISC-V (E-Trace), RISC-V Supervisor Binary Interface (SBI), RISC-V Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) specifications, and the RISC-V Zmmul multiply-only extension.


Renesas Pioneers RISC-V Technology With RZ/Five General-Purpose MPUs Based on 64-Bit RISC-V CPU Core - News

March 03, 2022

Renesas Electronics Corporation's RZ/Five employs the Andes AX45MP, based on the RISC-V CPU instruction set architecture (ISA). The RZ/Five augments Renesas’ previously available Arm® CPU core-based MPUs, expanding customer options and providing more flexibility in the product development process.


Using Imagination Around Arm & RISC-V - Podcast

December 17, 2021

Champions of the open-standard ISA expect it to start displacing competitive offerings en masse over the next few years. While that remains to be seen, the introduction of custom RISC-V instruction extensions, the formation industry-specific working groups, and advances in tools are redefining the technology’s true winners.


SiFive Announces Licensable RISC-V P650 Processor IP Core - Blog

December 08, 2021

San Francisco-based fabless semiconductor company SiFive has launched its second high-performance processor P650 claiming to be the fastest licensable RISC-V processor IP core in the market. Within 6 months of the initial launch of the P550, the manufacturer realized the need for some significant upgrades in terms of the performance directly linking to the clock speed frequency.

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RISC-V International Ratifies 15 New Specifications - News

December 06, 2021


RISC-V members ratified the Vector, Scalar Cryptography, and Hypervisor specifications, which will help unlock new opportunities for developers creating RISC-V applications for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), the Internet of Things (IoT), connected and autonomous cars, data centers, and beyond.

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Mission for Inclusion: The Open Hardware Diversity Alliance - Story

December 03, 2021

STEM fields have long struggled with a lack of diversity. A recent report from Lindström Group highlighted the problem in a microcosm, revealing that just 12% of engineers and 16% of engineering students in the United Kingdom are women.

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Embedded Executive: Mark Himelstein, CTO, RISC-V - Podcast

April 28, 2021

There’s no moss gathering on the RISC-V stone. The group continues to make progress in just about all facets of its roadmap.