The “news” is that Microsemi and SiFive have collaborated on an expansion board that’s based on Microsemi’s RISC-V-based Polarfire FPGAs. The expansion board makes it easier for developers to write Linux-based applications targeting RISC-V using the Mi-V RISC-V ecosystem.
RISC-V is a free and open instruction-set architecture (ISA) that processor vendors are beginning to rally around. For the architecture to really take off, it’s products like these that are required, products that encourage and simply software development.
Read more at Embedded Computing Design.
And, check out more details in Eric Brown’s previous article.