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National Workshop on Embedded Systems

12th Sep. to 14th Sep. 2002 - A Report

 

Dr. Srikanthan, Director(CHiPES), NTU, Singapore focusing on “Research and Development activities in Embedded Systems” gave a brief on CHiPES activites what led to his projects like “Barrel Distribution Correction” and “Dynamic Route Guidance”. He elaborated on IP creation and the relevance of the projects in Military, Automobiles etc.

 

In the final session, Dr. S. Ramagopal, Principal Research Scientist, Department of Instrumentation, IISc, Bangalore spoke on C Bus solutions and basic architecture of Embedded Systems.

On the last day, Dr. S. Karthik, Senior  Design Manager, VLSI Design, Analog Devices, Bangalore spoke on topic  “System On-chip” where he stated its evolution, Case study, design methodology and its challenges. 

 

Mr.Vivek, from Picopeta, Bangalore spoke on “Simputer Embedded System” where he explained internal features & advantages, how it is useful as an ES also its future directions. He also presented a live demonstration of the simputer indigenously manufactured by PICOPETA.

 

There was a two hour panel discussion at the end where Dr. Chari chaired the session. The panel discussed on “Embedded System – whether India can take a lead”. Other panelists were Dr.Karthik from Analog Devices, Dr. B.Venkataramani from REC, Trichy, Dr. Bhavani Shankar, Professor, and Mr.Vivek from Picopeta. The panel discussed on various issues involved in embedded system development and how the activity can be brought forward. Panel recommended that this being an area where the creativity and innovations of students can be explored, students & faculty may play around with available open system environment. The availability of OS matching to an open operating system environment can create some entrepreneur opportunities for students and low cost energy saving hardware and software can be brought into use. Forum called for students participation in such low cost development.

 

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