Edinburgh, UK (31st August, 2022) – IOTech, the edge software company, today announced that Edge Xrt, its time-critical OT software platform, is available on the new Intel® Pathfinder for RISC-V*. The partnership enables the RISC-V community and its wider ecosystem to benefit from this unique combination of edge software and processor core technology.
Originally developed at the University of California Berkley, RISC-V is an open-source instruction set architecture (ISA) rooted in reduced instruction set computer (RISC) principles. It allows for open modular building blocks essential for modern computing. The IOTech-Intel relationship will enable new and exciting use cases and associated business opportunities that can leverage the latest advances in OT connectivity, AI/ML, edge computing and Industrial IoT.
“We're excited to announce our support for the Intel® Pathfinder for RISC-V platform,” said Keith Steele, CEO, IOTech Systems. “The flexibility and choice the product brings to the RISC-V community, in combination with IOTech's edge software, provides a great solution that can be used as the basis for a new generation of embedded industrial applications.”
Edge Xrt is designed for high-performance edge computing use cases, such as industrial control and real-time signal processing applications across a variety of vertical markets. These include factory automation, renewable energy, building management, retail and hospitality.
Edge Xrt greatly simplifies the development of connected real-time edge applications and the integration with higher-level enterprise IT, SCADA and cloud applications, reducing time-to-market for new industrial edge solutions. With its small memory footprint and efficient use of computing resources, Edge Xrt is also suitable for a wide range of industrial use cases, including microcontroller-based applications where CPU and memory resources are limited.
The product’s open APIs makes third-party application integration very easy. Major industrial OEMs and ISVs are leveraging the product’s multi-vendor OT connectivity, cloud interoperability and high-performance, real-time edge processing capabilities to create a new generation of protocol-agnostic edge solutions.
“We’re pleased to collaborate with IOTech and offer our customers an edge computing platform on the Intel Pathfinder for RISC-V,” said Vijay Krishnan, General Manager, RISC-V Ventures, Intel Corporation. “It creates real business opportunities in a variety of industrial IoT markets where connectivity at the edge is crucial, time-critical and resource-constrained.”
For more information about Edge Xrt for Intel Pathfinder RISC-V cores, contact IOTech.
To start your journey on Intel Pathfinder for RISC-V, visit pathfinder.intel.com
IOTech develops market leading open edge computing and management software products for the edge infrastructure market. Our software products are embedded into the edge solution offerings of major OEMs, ISVs and Systems Integrators. We are their solution of choice because we provide the capability to accelerate the development, deployment, and management at scale of edge applications within their customer base. Our growing list of channel partners includes Schneider Electric, Accenture, Johnson Controls, Mitsubishi Power, Intel, and more. We have established a strong reputation within the industrial edge ecosystem thanks to our early involvement and material contributions to EdgeX Foundry, the most widely used open-source edge software platform (10 million+ downloads).
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