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RISC-V in the Edge & IoT: Open-Source Hardware Gets a Kick

Published by VDC Research Group, Inc. Product code 931139
Published Content info 23 Pages/pdf; 6 Exhibits Market Study; 335 Exhibits End-User Survey
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RISC-V in the Edge & IoT: Open-Source Hardware Gets a Kick
Published: March 31, 2020 Content info: 23 Pages/pdf; 6 Exhibits Market Study; 335 Exhibits End-User Survey
Description

Open-source hardware is quickly growing from research projects to commercial embedded processing hardware with RISC-V at the forefront of the revolution. This report examines the market for commercially available RISC-V-based ASICs, FPGAs, SoCs, and other semiconductors used in IoT and embedded systems. In addition to extensive market sizing, segmentation, and forecasting, this research analyzes the growing RISC-V ecosystem as well as embedded engineers and developers' processor, software, and tool selection criteria, preferences, and trends.

WHAT QUESTIONS ARE ADDRESSED?

  • Why is RISC-V finding traction and building momentum within the IoT and embedded market?
  • How will the growth of different RISC-V processor types evolve and impact competition in the future?
  • Who were the market leaders for RISC-V merchant embedded processors in 2019?
  • Where is the RISC-V ISA being adopted more quickly than other geographies?
  • Which industries are driving the most revenues for RISC-V processors?
  • What do engineers and developers value most about embedded processors?
  • What tools do engineers view most important for RISC-V projects?
  • What software vendors are investing the most in the RISC-V ecosystem?

VENDORS LISTED IN THIS REPORT:

  • Alibaba
  • Arm
  • AWS
  • Cadence
  • Codasip
  • GreenWaves Technologies
  • IAR Systems
  • Intel
  • Microsemi (Microchip Technology)
  • NVIDIA
  • NXP
  • RISC-V Foundation
  • SEGGER Microcontroller
  • SiFive
  • STMicroelectronics
  • Syntacore
  • The Linux Foundation
  • Western Digital
  • Wind River
  • Xilinx
Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW

  • Recent Developments
  • Competitive Landscape

REGIONAL FORECASTS

COMPARATIVE FORECAST BY VERTICAL MARKET

COMPARATIVE FORECAST BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

  • Competitive Landscape Overview
  • Vendor Insights

END-USER INSIGHTS

  • RISC-V is Piquing Interest from Everyone
  • RISC-V is Boosting Emulation, Validation and Prototyping Tools Space
  • Processor Selection Still Boils Down to Price and Performance

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

List of Report Exhibits

  • Exhibit 1: Forecasted Global Shipments of RISC-V Processors Segmented by Processor Type, 2018-2023
  • Exhibit 2: RISC-V Instruction Set Architecture Extensions, Current & Planned
  • Exhibit 3: RISC-V Software Status (March 2020)
  • Exhibit 4: Types of Tools Used in Current/Most Recently Completed Project
  • Exhibit 5: RISC-V Foundation Members (March 2020)
  • Exhibit 6: RISC-V Foundation Membership Levels
  • Exhibit 7: Global Shipments of RISC-V Processors Segmented by Geography, 2018-2023
  • Exhibit 8: Global Shipments of RISC-V Processors Segmented by Vertical Market, 2018 & 2023
  • Exhibit 9: Global Shipments of RISC-V Processors Segmented by Distribution Channel, 2018 & 2023
  • Exhibit 10: Global Shipments of RISC-V Processors Segmented by Leading Vendor
  • Exhibit 11: Current Use and Consideration for Using RISC-V for Current or Similar Projects Segmented by Primary/Application Processor Type Used, Region, Vertical Market, and Organization Size
  • Exhibit 12: Languages Used to Develop Software for Current Project & Expected to Use 3 Years from Now
  • Exhibit 13: Most Important Characteristics When Selecting the Compiler Used on Current or Recent Project
  • Exhibit 14: Biggest Advantages/Benefits of Cross-Engineering Domain Integrations
  • Exhibit 15: Most Important Characteristics When Choosing an Embedded Processor Segmented by Primary/ Application Processor Type
  • Exhibit 16: Number of Different Types of Processing Units Used on Current Projects
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