Catalyzing the next-generation Electronics System Design
Tenstorrent Inc., a next-generation computing company building computers for AI has announced that it will be collaborating with C-DAC. This is in line with Digital India futureLABS in the area of RISC-V compute and design & innovation ecosystem. By extending their AI deep learning accelerator solution to the overall progress of the semiconductor Industry, Tenstorrent will be joining forces with the Government of India.
The vision and roadmap of implementation of the Digital India futureLABS is being unveiled by Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Hon’ble Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and Jal Shakti, Govt. of India at Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIIT Delhi), New Delhi.
Speaking on the occasion, Keith Witek, Chief Operating Officer, Tenstorrent Inc. said, “India is witnessing immense growth. What India is going to do over the next five to ten years is going to set the tone for the future. Tenstorrents’ chiplet ecosystems, open hardware platforms, RISCV and artificial intelligence (AI) are a perfect match to reduce the cost of manufacturing at scale. And it is the right time for India to take advantage of the technology offerings from Tenstorrent and disrupt the status quo and incumbents as it catapults to the numero uno position. We are very happy to be part of this innovation and looking forward to the journey.”
Also, present at the moment for the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) were Aniket Saha, Vice President of Product Management, Tenstorrent Inc and Kishore Amarnath, Director of Sales and Business Development Tenstorrent Inc.
Digital India futureLABS, is conceived to move up the value-chain & fortify domestic R&D by creating a collaborative ecosystem for development of IPs, Standards and catalyzing next-generation Electronics System Design ecosystem in the country by enabling co-development opportunities & partnerships amongst Government, Startups, R&D organizations and large enterprises. Digital India futureLABS will be coordinated by C-DAC to provide the dedicated thrust to following key growth areas- Automotive, Compute, Communication, Strategic Electronics and Industrial Electronics/ IoT.
It is a tremendous opportunity and Tenstorrent is pleased to be a part of innovation and development in India. India has all the necessary ingredients that are needed to be successful such as; scale, workforce – that’s easily educated and highly skilled, educational system that can create that workforce, access to capital – significantly improving, velocity of attention and business that’s going to propel and catch up to a lot of incumbents and eventually exceed over the course of the next decade.