Techradar reports about a new Linux-running single-board computer (SBC) built atop a RISC-V-based processor set to take on the Raspberry Pi within the next few months.
The SBC is the result of collaboration between T-Head, the chip subsidiary of Alibaba, often thought of as China’s Amazon, with Allwinner Technology that specializes in fabricating systems-on-a-chip (SoC).
Reports have now confirmed that the two companies have produced a single-core, RISC-V-based SoC that will be used to power a SBC that’ll cost less than $13 when it launches in two months.
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Alasdair Allan provides context to the Chinese move to RISC-V when other countries are moving to ARM:
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