IIT Kharagpur is exploring the possibility of using a platform developed by a group of researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, that can be freely used for designing semiconductor chips.
In the foreseeable future, Digital India will need application-specific chips in every conceivable domain but today only a handful of companies have the ability to design integrated circuits (IC).
Inspired by the success of open source software, SiFive, a US-based company, aims to change the ecosystem of chip design by promoting OpenSilicon – a platform where pre-designed open source components can be stitched together to design customised ICs.
The OpenSilicon platform already provides the open source RISC-V processor developed by the researchers at UC Berkeley.
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