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8 RISC-V Companies to Watch

<p>RISC-V (pronounced “risk five”), the open-source architecture for chip design, has been making a lot of noise in the past few years. The open source nature of RISC-V promises to enable companies to create custom chip hardware specifically tailored to their products and devices.</p><p>Now, thanks much in part to the efforts of the <a href="" target="_blank">RISC-V Foundation</a>, an entire ecosystem of companies has sprung up, both of new startups and established chip and hardware companies, dedicated to leveraging the potential of open chip hardware for a variety of applications.</p><p> </p><p>Who are the leaders of RISC-V of today and tomorrow? We've rounded up a list of eight of the top companies developing RISC-V technology and helping third parties in their own RISC-V efforts.</p><p><strong>Click the image above to start the slideshow.</strong></p><p> </p><p><em>(Image source: Antmicro / SiFive) </em></p>
These eight companies are developing their own RISC-V technologies and are committing to helping third parties do the same to help push adoption of the open-source chip architecture.


Chris Wiltz is a Senior Editor at   Design News  covering emerging technologies including AI, VR/AR, blockchain, and robotics.

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