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PR: OpenHW Group Announced

2019-06-06

 

 

OpenHW Group created and announces CORE-V family of open-source cores for use in high volume production SoCs.

 

Rick O’Connor, former Executive Director of the RISC-V Foundation, leads organization for collaboration, ecosystem development and open-source processor cores.

 

Ottawa, Canada and Zurich, Switzerland, June 6, 2019: A new not-for-profit global organization aims to boost the adoption of open-source processors by providing a platform for collaboration, creating a focal point for ecosystem development, and offering open-source IP for processor cores.

 

Headed by Founder and CEO, Rick O’Connor, the OpenHW Group has already recruited 13 sponsor organizations and expects this to grow to 25 by the end of 2019. OpenHW Group is a member of the RISC-V Foundation of which O’Connor was Executive Director until May this year, and has entered into a strategic partnership with the Eclipse Foundation, a global community for open-source software collaboration and innovation.