Shakti microprocessor

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  • It is India’s first indigenous microprocessor.
  • Develop by IIT Madras.
  • It has been developed under project partly funded by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), as part of two-decade-old efforts to develop indigenous microprocessors.
  • Significance:
    • It will reduce dependency on imported microchips especially in communication and defence sectors and thus eliminate risk of cyber-attacks.
    • It can be used in mobile computing, wireless and networking systems.
    • It may also provide power to mobile phones, smart meters and surveillance cameras.

 

Basics:

Microprocessors are brain of all computing and electronic devices and are used to operate larger high-speed systems and supercomputers.

 

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