Bangalore, Feb 13: IT giant Wipro Technologies today announced that it has been selected by Japan based NEC Electronics to provide semiconductor design services. Wipro has established a dedicated engineering development centre for NEC Electronics at its facility in the Electronic City. The Centre was inaugurated by NEC Electronics President and CEO Toshio Nakajima.
Addressing a press conference, Wipro Technologies President (Telecom and Product Engineering Solutions) Sudip Nandy said that the Development Centre would provide both front-end and back-end design services and IP to NEC for Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) and microcontrollers in the digital consumer and automotive areas. Wipro would also work on various designs ranging from 150nm, 130nm up to 55nm. "Wipro would leverage its vast VLSI experience, coupled with our in-house Design methodology-Eagle Wision, to deliver first time right designs to NEC Electronics", he added. Mr Nakajima said that "Wipro, being a recognised leader in semiconductor design support services, throughly understands the requirements of global electronics industry and has an excellent track record of delivering quality and winning solutions."