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IIT Madras To Partner With Digital Firm Thales To Design Shakti Processors With Highest Global Safety Critical Standard

By December 19, 2018May 12th, 2021No Comments

Indian Institute of Technology Madras is partnering with Thales to design a SHAKTI RISC-V processor compatible with the highest Safety Critical standards. The collaboration will result in defining and prototyping a SHAKTI RISC-V based processor suitable for mix-criticality applications, including Safety Critical applications.
As a result of this tie up, a fault-tolerant SHAKTI framework would be developed and will undergo evaluation by the world’s top experts in Safety Critical Standards. Pursuant to their approval, it can be used in sensitive equipment used in defense, aerospace, space, and transportation sectors.
Thales and IIT Madras are going to take up joint research programs in many areas including aerospace, space, transportation, security and defense.
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