Microprocessor Current Affairs, GK & News

Atma Nirbhar Bharat, to get a boost with ‘Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge

The ministry of electronics and IT of the government of India launched a contest titled ‘Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge’ with the vision of going one step further towards self-reliance or “Atma Nirbhar Bharat”. In the launching event, Union electronics and information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad stated, the contest is going to provide impetus to the ..

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Shakti: IIT Madras develops India’s first indigenous microprocessor

The researchers from Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) have designed India’s first indigenous microprocessor called ‘Shakti’. It is aimed at developing industrial-grade microprocessors and other components of the microprocessor ecosystem. It will also help to reduce dependency on imported microchips and risk of cyber-attacks. Microprocessors are brain of all computing and electronic devices ..

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IIT- Madras launchs India’s first indigenously-developed microprocessor

The researchers at IIT-Madras have designed and booted up India’s first indigenously developed microprocessor that can be used in mobile computing devices, embedded low power wireless systems and networking systems besides reducing reliance on imported microprocessors in communications and defence sectors. The ‘Shakti’ family of processors was fabricated at Semi-Conductor Laboratory (SCL) of Indian Space ..

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IIT Madras develops first indigenous microprocessors ‘RISECREEK’ under Project Shakti

The group of computer scientists and a team of students from the IIT- Madras have developed the first of a family of six industry-standard microprocessors under Project Shakti. The initial batch of 300 chips, named ‘RISECREEK’, has been fabricated for free at the Intel facility in Oregon (US), which was used to run the Linux ..

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Parts of a Computer

All general-purpose computers has the following main hardware components. Memory: Memory enables the computers to store, at least temporarily, data and programs. Mass storage device: Allows a computer to permanently retain large amounts of data. Common classic mass storage devices include disk drives and tape drives. The latest being the Hard Disks and USB mass ..

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