A panel at DVCon argued too much of a focus on point tools coupled with challenges with interoperability and cross-industry cooperation is hindering the ability of SoC teams to design and verify complex products.
Sigasi aims to attract developers working on open-source projects with a version of its Studio suite the company is making available for free to that community.
This week’s RISC-V Summit in California has seen an expansion to the open-source portfolio being built around the architecture as well as increased support from software vendors such as Wind River.
Accellera has set up a public repository for the source code and other supplemental material needed for its standards.
Work by the Multicore Association to provide a standard way for applications running on different processors to communicate with each other is leading to active implementations.
Accellera has moved to an Apache 2.0 open-source license for all of the supplementary materials for its SystemC library.
“It’s the time between putting out an open-source ARM core and getting a letter from an ARM lawyer,” says UC Berkeley professor Krste Asanovic. So, some design teams are turning to IP that started out as open source to provide more scope for experimentation.
The Qt Company has changed the licenses it supports on the open-source versions of its user-interface software framework, removing the LGPL2.1 version.
Siemens has developed an open-source implementation of the Multicore Association's MTAPI to make it easier to divide and manage concurrent tasks that run on systems with multiple processors.
Digia, the company that took on the cross-platform Qt toolkit from Nokia, has formed a subsidiary to focus on the software.
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