Bluespec, Inc. just released an updated version of the RISC-V Explorer, a free tool for quickly and accurately evaluating RISC-V open source cores. This is the second in a series of future releases to enable users to track relative changes in the features, performance, and size of the best RISC-V open source cores. Hundreds of … Continue reading “Bluespec Updates Its Free RISC-V Explorer with OpenHW Group CV32E40P Cores and Ubuntu Support”
Bluespec CTO Rishiyur S. Nikhil conducted a tutorial, “Designing Hardware Systems and Accelerators with Open-Source BH (Bluespec Haskell)” on August 23, 2020 at the 25th ACM SIGPLAN International Conference on Functional Programming. The Rise of Open Source Hardware Acceleration While this is a programming languages-oriented conference, not normally a venue for hardware design topics, there … Continue reading “Watch Bluespec CTO Demo BSV & BH for RISC-V Open Source Hardware Accelerator at International Conference on Functional Programming”
Bluespec, Inc. just released a fast and accurate way to navigate the rich landscape of RISC-V open source cores. The free RISC-V Explorer provides a set of tools to evaluate and compare pre-tested, pre-built cores from the best RISC-V open source products. The first in a series of planned releases covers RV32IMAC cores from the … Continue reading “Bluespec, Inc. Releases RISC-V Explorer: A Fast, Free, Accurate Way to Evaluate RISC-V”
Exciting new research from VDC reveals how embedded processor ISA alternative RISC-V is not only revolutionizing hardware design, it’s cracking a new commercial market wide open. Companies long prized for their proprietary architectures, like ARM, Intel, and others, suddenly have to contend—and compete—with nascent open source hardware companies driving a new way of thinking and … Continue reading “RISC-V & The IoT Market: How RISC-V Is Driving the Open-Source Hardware Revolution”
Last month, global online tech publication The Register issued an article whose title both asked and answered a burning question on the minds of semiconductor, hardware, and software design companies around the world: “How risky is RISC-V to ARM, Intel and the others? Very.” RISC-V’s rising power. Writer Rupert Goodwins delves into the legacy and … Continue reading “RISC-V vs. ARM and Intel: RISC-V Proving a ‘Dangerous’ Competitor”
Bluespec, Inc. is proud to be helping the cutting-edge computing and data storage company Calligo Technologies to leverage RISC-V. A Bangalore-based company serving high-performance computing, big data and AI markets around the world, Calligo Technologies has received critical support from Bluespec as they build new solutions with RISC-V. Building on the simple and elegant Posit … Continue reading “BLUESPEC’s RISC-V Factory Proves Its Dependable Productization, Helping CALLIGO TECHNOLOGIES Harness RISC-V for Posit-enabled Computing”
Bluespec, Inc. will open source its BSV development tools on January 31, 2020. The company is contributing this powerful field-proven technology to the open source hardware community to reinforce an industry uptick in the use of high-level HDLs that will address challenging new design and verification problems. According to CEO Charlie Hauck, “Open source collaborative … Continue reading “Bluespec, Inc. to Open Source Its Proven BSV High-level HDL Tools”
RISC-V just got easier. Bluespec is thrilled to announce the launch of their latest innovation: the Bluespec RISC-V Factory. From developers to embedded systems engineers and beyond, those working in the RISC-V field now have a brand new resource at their fingertips that enables them to become RISC-V power users and design with RISC-V open … Continue reading “Bluespec Unveils Groundbreaking “RISC-V Factory” — Empowering Open Source Hardware Developers to Build Faster and More Efficiently”
Bluespec’s Chief Technical Officer Rishiyur Nikhil was honored at this year’s RISC-V Summit in San Jose, California. In recognition of his significant contributions to the RISC-V movement, including his leadership in the ISA Formal Specification and Compliance groups and his work with Bluespec, Nikhil was presented with the prestigious “2019 RISC-V Foundation Board of Directors … Continue reading “Bluespec CTO Rishiyur Nikhil Presented with ‘RISC-V Foundation Board of Directors Award’ at 2019 RISC-V Summit”
Around the world, companies are realizing the power of RISC-V and beginning to harness it. Today, an exciting new partnership between Bluespec and leading Japanese IT solutions vendor Fujisoft is accelerating the RISC-V movement in Japan. Having recognized the groundbreaking potential of RISC-V, Fujisoft is now becoming one of its leading vendors in Japan by … Continue reading “Bluespec and Fujisoft Amplify the RISC-V Movement in Japan with a Landmark Partnership”
Bluespec is thrilled to be co-sponsoring the 2019 KUMICO Meetup with Fujisoft in Japan. With nearly five decades of experience, Fujisoft is a leading IT solution vendor around the globe. Bluespec is proud to share their expertise with them and the larger RISC-V community in Japan as excitement and demand for RISC-V continues to grow. … Continue reading “Bluespec & Fujisoft: Kumico Meetup”
Bluespec is pleased to announce it will be co-hosting the Boston RISC-V Technical Symposium, an opportunity to engage with the RISC-V community that is revolutionizing processor innovation through open source collaboration.
Flute is a configurable 5-stage application processor complementing the previously released 3-stage Piccolo microcontroller, both of which are suitable for IoT.
This article was originally posted on the Boston Business Journal. FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Bluespec Inc. has released Piccolo, its first in a family of RISC-V open-source processors provided as a vehicle for open innovation in embedded systems. Piccolo is a 3-stage RV32IM processor whose small “footprint” is ideal for many IoT applications. The repository … Continue reading “Bluespec, Inc. Releases a New Family of Open-Source RISC-V Processors”