Explaining the incentives being offered by the state for electronics manufacturing, Rao urged the AMD to manufacture their products in Telangana. The AMD executives briefed the delegation about the existing chip design facilities in Hyderabad. They said their latest chip Zen was also designed in the Hyderabad facility. They hoped that more such innovations would come out of the centre.
Semiconductor major Advanced Micro Devices’ (AMD) revealed its plans to establish and expand operations in computer graphics, gaming, virtual reality and manufacturing, to Industries and IT Minister K.T. Rama Rao, when he visited the firm headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, on Friday.
(Insert political commentary on reasons American firms are expanding overseas and shrinking domestically here)