Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the “Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge 2020” as a step towards the Prime Minister’s ambition of “Atmanirbhar Bharat”. Use the indigenous microprocessors SHAKTI from IIT Madras and VEGA from CDAC to build applications.
Check out the competition details here:
Moreover, all the information required by the participants about SHAKTI Processor is given here:
SHAKTI is an open-source initiative by the Reconfigurable Intelligent Systems Engineering (RISE) group at IIT-Madras. The aim of SHAKTI is to produce production grade processors, complete System on Chips (SoCs), development boards and SHAKTI-based software platform.
SHAKTI Processor Website: https://shakti.org.in
However, all the required documents and user manuals are available here:
Then, check out our Official blog for all the latest developments and announcements on the Challenge.
Reach us at the discussion forum for any queries or errors. Moreover, please post the log/screenshot of your error for us to help you better.
SHAKTI has envisioned a family of processors which is free of any royalty and is open-sourced under BSD-3 license, catering to different segments of the market. For instance, The E and C-classes are the first set of indigenous processors aimed at Internet of Things (IoT), Embedded and Desktop markets.
Shakti SDK provides all scripts, board support packages to build your application. In addition, SHAKTI-TOOLS provides the necessary tools.
Spiking: This folder contains the necessary files to compile and simulate an ASM program in spike environment.
llvm on SHAKTI: https://gitlab.com/shaktiproject/software/llvm-shakti-sdk
Linux on SHAKTI: https://gitlab.com/shaktiproject/software/linux-devkit
FreeRTOS on SHAKTI: https://gitlab.com/shaktiproject/software/FreeRTOS
Zephyr-RTOS on SHAKTI: https://gitlab.com/shaktiproject/software/zephyr-rtos
Akshaya currently works at the RISE labs. Her favorite subjects are Web designing and Microprocessors. She loves learning about new things and writing about them!