SiFive Announces New DesignShare IP Partnerships
Embedded Vision Enablement With Key IP Portfolio Additions
SiFive, Inc., the leading provider of commercial RISC-V processor IP and silicon solutions, announced new partners for SiFive’s uniquely collaborative DesignShare IP ecosystem program, enabling the AI and embedded vision market. With rising costs on advanced process technology nodes, modern SoC design must include essential IP focused on the target market, designed in an efficient way. The SiFive DesignShare IP program offers a streamlined process, partnering with leading vendors to provide key IP for bringing new SoCs to market.
Embedded vision is a leading market for the use of deep learning inference models, processing video and images in IoT edge solutions where network and latency limitations make processing at the edge more desirable than in the datacenter. Applications of embedded vision with AI processing are surveillance cameras, augmented and/or virtual reality, industrial monitoring and inspection, and commercial or consumer drones and robotics.
The embedded vision market is expected to grow to reach $6 billion by 2023, and is expected to require design platforms on leading FinFET nodes featuring scalable SoC designs, created in partnership with leading IP providers for image signal processing, high-speed connectivity, and efficient process technology libraries.
SiFive is the leading provider of market-ready processor core IP and silicon solutions based on the free and open RISC-V instruction set architecture. Led by a team of seasoned silicon executives and the RISC-V inventors, SiFive helps SoC designers reduce time-to-market and realize cost savings with customized, open-architecture processor cores, and democratizes access to optimized silicon by enabling system designers in all market verticals to build customized RISC-V based semiconductors.