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RISC-V RV64GC High-Performance Extendable Platform Kit For Fast Linux Execution Released by Imperas

Software Virtual Platform Boots Linux in Under Five Seconds on Standard PCs for Early Software Development and RISC-V Hardware Validation

Oxford, United Kingdom, February 26, 2018 - Imperas Software Ltd., the leader in high-performance software simulation and virtual platforms, announces availability of its RISC-V RV64GC Linux Extendable Platform Kit (EPK) specifically designed to run Linux at close-to-operational performance.

The latest in the Imperas line of RISC-V EPKs, the RV64GC Linux platform can boot Linux in under five seconds on a regular personal computer, allowing for applications to be executed at reasonable performance levels without the need for an actual RISC-V hardware device. Click here to view a video demonstrating Linux booting on the EPK. 

"The RISC-V movement has tremendous potential but it is absolutely reliant on a robust ecosystem, including early software development solutions," noted Simon Davidmann, President and Chief Executive Officer, Imperas Software, Ltd. "Imperas has uniquely solved this problem, providing RISC-V developers with commercial-grade processor simulation to accelerate software verification as well as hardware validation."

Ashling and Imperas Partner to Extend the RISC-V Ecosystem

Ashling Systems

RISC-V Community Gets a Turnkey Software Solution Via Ashling/ Imperas Alliance

Embedded World 2018, Nuremburg, Germany–February 26, 2018Ashling Systems (a subsidiary of the NeST Group) and Imperas Software today announced a partnership to provide integrated tools and solutions for RISC-V software development. The technology aspects of this alliance include the integration of Imperas’ high-performance virtual platforms, simulation engines and models into Ashling’s own RiscFree™ IDE and tools offering. On the business side, Ashling will promote, sell and support this new, comprehensive, turnkey solution spanning the solutions of both companies.

As leaders in the RISC-V initiative, both companies believe that the market demands an expanded ecosystem, a turnkey solution, and one-stop shopping for RISC-V development tools. Ashling is taking the lead in promoting and selling its RiscFree™ IDE integrated solution for RISC-V software development, debug and modeling.

Magillem Partners with Imperas

Magillem

A winning combination in delivering value to system developers

Paris, France - February 26th, 2018 - Since 2015, Magillem (www.magillem.com), the leading provider  of  front-end  design  xml  solutions  and  best-in-class  tools  to  reduce  the  global  cost  of
complex  designs,  has  partnered  with  Imperas  (www.imperas.com),  which  is  revolutionizing embedded  software development,  debug and  test  for multi-core  designs  via  high-performance
virtual  platforms,  high-level  software  and  system  simulation,  and  open  models.  Together, Magillem and Imperas provide a unique virtual prototyping solution set, fully based on the IEEE standards IP-XACT and SystemC. 

Imperas Promotes Virtual Platforms at the Embedded World Exhibition and Conference February 2018

 

Imperas Demonstrates Virtual Prototyping Solutions for RISC-V Designs; Presents Papers on Virtual Platforms

OXFORD, United Kingdom, February 13, 2018 — Imperas Software Ltd., the leader in high-performance software simulation and virtual platforms, will participate in the Embedded World Exhibition & Conference 2018 with presentations and demos, featuring technology to accelerate embedded software development and test.

Imperas will demonstrate virtual platforms solutions as part of the RISC-V Foundation booth (3A-419) at Embedded World, which will also feature two papers co-authored by Imperas:

Imperas Virtual Platform Solutions at the Automotive Testing Expo in Korea March 2018

See Imperas Virtual Platform Solutions at the Automotive Testing Expo in Korea in March 2018

Automotive Testing Expo 2018 Korea

Imperas distribution partner Coontec will present virtual platforms for automotive software debug, test and verification at the upcoming Automotive Testing Expo.

Where: Booth 2016 at KINTEX in Seoul, Korea.
When: March 13-15, 2018.

For more information on the show, see http://www.testing-expokorea.com/en/

To set up a meeting, please email Imperas at sales@imperas.com or Coontec at joon@coontec.com.

In the meantime, you can check out these automotive application case studies:

Audi / NIRA

Imperas Virtual Platform Solutions at the Embedded World Exhibition and Conference February 2018

See Imperas Virtual Platform Solutions at the Embedded World Exhibition & Conference 2018

EW2018

Imperas Software will demonstrate virtual prototyping solutions for RISC-V designs and present papers on virtual platforms at the Embedded World Exhibition & Conference 2018, featuring technology to accelerate embedded software development and test.

Imperas will demonstrate virtual platforms solutions as part of the RISC-V Foundation booth (3A-419), please see us there!

Embedded World will also feature two papers co-authored by Imperas:

1. Cycle Approximate Timing Simulation of RISC-V Processors, by Lee Moore, Duncan Graham and Simon Davidmann, Imperas Software, and Felipe Rosa, Universidad Federal Rio Grande Sud.

11 Myths About the RISC-V ISA

Semiconductor Engineering

Despite its rich ecosystem and growing number of real-world implementations, misconceptions about RISC-V are keeping companies around the world from fully realizing its benefits.

Ted Marena of Microsemi has written an interesting article in Electronic Design about the RISC-V ecosystem.

Many companies today are exploring free, open-source hardware and software as an alternative to closed, costly instruction set architectures (ISAs).

RISC-V is a free, open, and extensible ISA that’s redefining the flexibility, scalability, extensibility, and modularity of chip designs.

RISC-V.org

Despite its rich ecosystem and growing number of real-world implementations, there are misconceptions about RISC-V that have companies holding back from fully realizing its benefits.

To read the full article and see the 11 myths..., click here.

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