MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, 29th November 2016: BaySand, Codasip, Codeplay and UltraSoC lately introduced an built-in IoT development platform in keeping with the RISC-V open processor instruction set structure (ISA).
The platform gives an open-standards-based resolution that permits designers of systems-on-a-chip (SoCs) for IoT packages to get from idea to silicon with a excessive stage of device integration in document time and considerably de-risks all of the product development procedure.This new collaboration will probably be officially introduced on the fifth RISC-V Workshop (Google Quad Campus, Mountain View, CA, 29th November), and combines the next partnership:
– BaySand’s foundational IP and Steel Configurable Usual Mobile (MCSC) technology- Codasip’s extensible Codix Bk RISC-V-compliant processor implementation- Codeplay’s ComputeSuite device development gear for open criteria middleware, and- UltraSoC’s on-chip debug and analytics structure
The result’s an end-to-end development glide that helps the speedy evolution of IoT methods, enabling well timed marketplace access, in-market function enhancement and on-going usability and charge optimization, all on the value issues demanded on this extremely cost-sensitive marketplace.
“RISC-V adoption is accelerating, and the IoT is obviously an enviornment the place an open, impartial processor structure gives very tough benefits,” mentioned Caroline Gabriel, Analysis Director of ReThink Analysis. “However as with any processor structure, the RISC-V ISA wishes a wholesome, co-operative ecosystem surrounding it: an ecosystem that places designers in keep an eye on and empowers innovation.”
Rick O’Connor, Govt Director of the RISC-V Basis, commented: “A key a part of our venture on the RISC-V Basis is to convey expertise builders in combination, in a standards-based atmosphere, to construct a powerful ecosystem across the RISC-V ISA. We’re overjoyed to look those four main corporations within the RISC-V group coming in combination to supply this sort of tough resolution.”
The brand new platform leverages BaySand’s patented MCSC expertise which delivers the facility, functionality and density benefits of usual mobile ASIC expertise whilst lowering NRE and time to marketplace (TTM) and dramatically expanding design flexibility.
The corporate’s UltraShuttle multi venture wafers (MPW) and MetalCopy FPGA porting expertise lend a hand to convey new designs to marketplace briefly, with low possibility: they mix with a confirmed and predictable design glide and a wealthy IP library to create a super resolution for IoT category designs.
On the IP stage, Codasip’s Codix-Bk IP cores are the business’s first commercially to be had RISC-V compliant processors, and are on the middle of the brand new joint platform providing.
They’re to be had in more than one configurations and can also be briefly and simply custom designed to the precise wishes of IoT designs by the use of distinctive utility research expertise and a model-based IP construction.
UltraSoC contributes silicon IP and device gear that permit safe, non-intrusive tracking and research of IoT gadget habits.
Those tough options ease the duty of writing and debugging the device this is intrinsic to the operation of advanced ICs; they accelerate first-time convey up of latest gadgets; and the similar IP permits tough hardware-based security measures that may hit upon surprising habits brought about via insects or via malicious interference (Naked Steel Safety&business;).
On the very best stage inside the new platform, Codeplay supplies builders with an open criteria founded programming mannequin that extends from device-specific functionalities the entire manner as much as extremely abstracted gadget studying paradigms reminiscent of Google’s TensorFlow.
ComputeSuite extends the RISC-V platform with OpenCL&business; and SYCL&business; permitting packages to focus on the underlying for very best functionality, the use of usual APIs.
Spouse quotesRupert Baines, CEO, UltraSoC: “We’re overjoyed to be coming in combination with three of the opposite key avid gamers within the RISC-V enviornment, BaySand, Codasip and Codeplay. Our purpose on this collaboration is to permit sped up product development cycles, decrease prices and extra agile development, particularly for IoT designs. Our expertise is helping SoC builders around the chip and all through the development glide, and this partnership reinforces the energy of that providing.”
Karel Masarik, CEO, Codasip: “This collaboration is the most important one for our shoppers as they give the impression of being to exchange proprietary ISA’s with RISC-V.
It permits them to briefly convey new SoCs to existence, whilst offering capability that exceeds what they’ve had get admission to to prior to now. Our Codix-Bk collection of RISC-V processor IP, with its LLVM-based development atmosphere, make integration fast and low possibility, demonstrating the facility of dedication to open criteria.”
Ehud (Udi) Yuhjtman, EVP advertising and marketing and Gross sales at BaySand: “BaySand is a supporter of open supply and we’re excited to be a part of this nice group that brings in combination an open supply ISA whole resolution.
This RISC-V implementation with the UltraSOC gear is a sport changer that can permit designers and firms to design at an reasonably priced finances their very own environment friendly IoT ASIC and gadget. We’re running at the ASIC implementation which will probably be to be had for analysis to our shoppers and companions.
Your complete resolution and expertise supplies the facility to construct customized designs with BaySand particular UltraShuttle MPW and the Steel Configurable Usual Mobile (MCSC)”.
Andrew Richards, CEO, Codeplay: “Codeplay is worked up to look RISC-V gaining in reputation and we’re prepared to verify device builders are accurately provided to host their device packages on it.
Codeplay is operating broadly with gadget studying answers reminiscent of Google with TensorFlow, and we will be able to bridge the space on RISC-V with the open criteria OpenCL and SYCL.”
About UltraSoCUltraSoC is an impartial supplier of SoC infrastructure that permits speedy development of embedded methods in keeping with complex SoC gadgets.
The corporate is headquartered in Cambridge, United Kingdom.
For more info talk over with www.ultrasoc.com.
About BaysandBaySand is the chief in utility configurable ASICs concentrated on quick time-to-market and cost-effective ASIC answers. With its distinctive and patented Steel Configurable Usual Mobile (MCSC) expertise and Box Configurable DSP (fcDSP) structure, the corporate supplies ASIC designers with world-class answers that includes low non-recurring engineering prices, quick time-to-market, low energy, low unit charge, excessive functionality, programmability and flexibility.
BaySand is fabless, privately held and founded within the Silicon Valley, San Jose CA.
For additional details about BaySand, talk over with http://www.baysand.com.
About CodeplayCodeplay is the world over identified for experience in open criteria for heterogeneous methods and has a few years of revel in within the development of Compilers, Runtimes, Debuggers, Check Techniques, and different specialised gear.
Codeplay has delivered standards-compliant methods for probably the most greatest semiconductor firms on this planet, focusing in particular on high-performance heterogeneous processor answers for CPUs, GPUs, DSPs, FPGAs and specialised imaging and imaginative and prescient processors.
Seek advice from www.codeplay.com for more info.
About CodasipCodasip delivers modern processor IP expertise that gives the benefits of business usual processor IP with the facility to optimize in your distinctive utility.
Codasip’s distinctive model-based processor IP, and utility research expertise, makes processor customization and optimization to be had to any design group.
As a founding member of the RISC-V basis (riscv.org) and longer term provider of LLVM and GNU founded processor answers Codasip is dedicated to open criteria for embedded processors.
Shaped in 2006 and headquartered in Brno, Czech Republic, Codasip recently has places of work in the United States and Europe. Additional information on Codasip’s merchandise and products and services is to be had at http://www.codasip.com.
ContactsUltraSoCAndy Gothard:[email protected]+44 7768 082 zero44Twitter: @ultrasoc
CodeplayCharles [email protected]+44 7766 104856Twitter: @codeplaysoft
CodasipNeil [email protected]+1 650 353 7486Twitter: @codasip
BaysandJoshua [email protected]