Baikal Electronics of Baikal Electronics
Central Federal District of the Russian Federation
The 143421, 26 km. highways M9 "Baltic", business center "RigaLand", Block of B, 2nd floor
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JSC Baikal Electronics - developer of integrated microcircuits. T-Platforms (the domestic supplier of supercomputer solutions) registered Baikal Electronics in January, 2012.
Tasks of the company include creation of systems on the chip (SoC) using advanced methods of automated design, verification and preproduction. Developments of the company are held for use in the energy efficient computer and industrial systems with different performance level and functionality.
- Design of logic, integrated microcircuits and systems on the chip (SoC)
- Computer simulation of logic
- Verification, functional testing and optimization of chips
- Design of packaging of chips
- Design of the built-in software
- Development of prototypes, stands and documentation
- Stress tests and improvement of samples
- Preparation of chips for a phase of mass production
As of July, 2015 slightly less than 2 billion rubles were invested in the company, the founder of Baikal Electronics Vsevolod Opanasenko told RBC. Means, according to him, were put by shareholders (Opanasenko, VEB and Rusnano are among beneficiaries) and also Minpromtorg — within the federal target program "Development of Electronic Component Base and Radio Electronics for 2008-2015". In what shares invested the parties, it did not reveal.
The agreement with "The open mobile platform" and Itelma on creation of IT products based on domestic element base
On November 28, 2019 the Baikal Electronics company announced that it together with companies "Open Mobile Platform" and NPP Itelma will create the Russian IT products based on element base and the operating system from domestic manufacturers.
"The open mobile platform", Baikal Electronics and NPP Itelma plan creation of self-service terminals and terminals at the heart of which there will be Russian processors and the domestic mobile operating system. The companies signed the tripartite agreement about cooperation during TAdviser SummIT 2019. The companies note that at the heart of developments there will be Baikal-M processors and the entrusted Aurora mobile operating system.
As expected, after creation and piloting of new booths can substitute with them infomats in MFC, prefectures of areas and the mayor's offices of the Russian cities, information booths and terminals in courts and medical institutions, automatic examiners in traffic police, self-service terminals in the employment services.
The companies also noted that localization of production of a hi-tech product will allow producers to get a number of regulatory advantages. Among them — advantage concerning the contract price in the amount of 30% of cost for products made in the territory of EEU, entry into the unified register of the Russian radio-electronic products and also into the unified register of the Russian programs for electronic computers and databases. Experts add that they before start in commercial operation of development will have to undergo certification of FSTEC and FSB.
Use of components of the Russian production as experts note, will allow state agencies to fulfill the requirements of regulators and to simplify procurement process. Besides, need to use additional resources of protection during the work with personal data will disappear. It will reduce the price of the cost of the solution and will simplify implementation process.
Baikal Electronics released the ARM processor with a three-year delay
On October 22, 2019 Baikal Electronics presented the new Baikal M processor intended for the big range of devices consumer and B2B of segments of the market. It has a broad set of the integrated communication interfaces and high computing power. Made release of this Baikal Electronics processor with considerable lateness.
According to the statement of the founder of Baikal Electronics Vsevolod Opansenko given earlier RBC, the Baikal M processor the company was going to release until the end of 2016. The delay is connected, according to the CEO of Baikal Electronics Andrey Evdokimov, with its technical complexity.
In addition to Baikal Electronics, more still nobody created machines of such size and such saturation in Russia, Andrey Evdokimov said, having added that what the company has smaller had the impact on terms of development of the processor, than it is necessary, staff of specialists.
| ||As well as all companies which are engaged in microelectronics in Russia today we test staff shortage as to find competent specialists now very difficult, - Evdokimov explained.|| |
Unlike the first chip of the company — Baikal-T1 on architecture of MIPS, the new model is implemented on architecture of ARM. The chip is the system which is released on technical process of 28 nanometers on a crystal which cornerstone eight 64-bit cores of ARM Cortex-A57 with a frequency up to 1.5 GHz and the eight-nuclear graphic processor Mali-T628 with a frequency up to 700 MHz are.
Baikal M, as well as the processor of the previous generation - Baikal-T1, at the Taiwan factory TSMS is made. All software of both processors creates Baikal Electronics.
| ||Production of processors now with is concentrated on TSMS as more they cannot be made anywhere. If the relevant factory appears in Russia, we with pleasure will release on it the processors, - Andrey Evdokimov noted.|| |
The cost of the Baikal M processor, according to him, is $250.
Boards of DBM with Baikal M processors are already tested by several partners of Baikal Electronics. These are such companies as Aquarius, "The open mobile platform", IRU, T-Platforms. The BE-M1000 processor, according to Andrey Evdokimov, can be used in workstations, mini-servers, the built-in systems and also industrial automatic equipment.
Sales of the processor, according to Andrey Evdokimov, will begin in October. Until the end of 2019 Baikal Electronics expects more than 10 clients of the processor.
In addition to the Baikal M processor, since 2015 the company makes other model of the processor - Baikal-T1 representing dual core the processor on a 32-bit core of MIPS Warrior. It can be used during creation of home appliances, modern machines, routers, etc. As Vsevolod Opanasenko told RBC, during 2016 the company had to implement 100 thousand pieces of this processor. At the same time Opanasenko even expected to occupy in three-five years in the world market a share in several percent. The company was going to sell the Baikal-T1 processor to Germany, Israel, China, Brazil, Argentina and the UAE.
As Andrey Evdokimov told the correspondent of TAdviser, from the moment of release of sale of Baikal-T1 made several tens of thousands of pieces. The domestic companies acted as his customers.
| ||The foreign companies tested the processor, but so far did not purchase it. It is necessary for acquisition that abroad there was a consumer of the equipment on the Russian processor. There is no such consumer meanwhile. Besides, we as the producer of radio-electronic products, we cannot expect abroad those measures of the state support which we have here, in Russia, - Andrey Evdokimov told.|| |
Concerning development of the processor for mobile devices which possibility in case of successful negotiations with the Russian smartphone manufacturer of Yota Devices early the company declared to RBC Evdokimov told the following: "Now we such negotiations on conduct also plans to create the processor for mobile devices we have no".
In March, 2019 the founder of Baikal Electronics Vsevolod Opanasenko on the criminal case connected with deliveries of ADP equipment to the Ministry of Internal Affairs was arrested (is more detailed here). How it affects the company, Andrey Evdokimov noticed in a conversation with the correspondent of TAdviser that, as well as arrest of any shareholder in any company, it is a negative event for Baikal Electronics.
| ||But the company has also other shareholders who do not leave it and support. Moreover - now there is a confidence that the company will develop further, - Andrey Evdokimov said.|| |
At the same time, he noted that in the absence of Vsevolod Opanasenko new projects in the company did not start. But it is connected with the fact that the mode in which the company develops, does not assume new projects, the CEO of the company explained. At the same time, discusses some ideas of new Baikal Electronics processors, and over one – Baikal S - some work is already conducted, Andrey Evdokimov told.
Earlier Vsevolod Opanasenko told RBC that Baikal Electronics will develop until the end of 2017 the processor for the Baikal-MS microservers. Rather this statement Andrey Evdokimov told that the release of Baikal MS – the modified version of Baikal M was initially planned, and only after it the company wanted to make full new model of the processor - Baikal S. But afterwards decided to do Baikal S at once. It is going to complete its development by the end of 2020.
Cooperation with VMK MSU
In May, 2017 in Moscow the agreement on cooperation between Baikal Electronics company, the Russian developer of microprocessors and integrated circuits, and faculty of calculus mathematics and cybernetics (VMK) of Lomonosov Moscow State University was signed. The dean of faculty VMK, the academician of RAS, professor Evgeny Moiseyev and the CEO of JSC Baikal Electronics Makhson Mikhail participated in a ceremony of signing.
Partnership of the microelectronic company and one of the leading educational and research centers in the field of applied mathematics, computing technologies and information science is aimed at creation of strong communications between the higher school and modern hi-tech business. The agreement on sci-tech cooperation provides use in educational process of university of the modern computing systems constructed on Baikal family processors, carrying out researches on the analysis of technical characteristics of such computing systems and to search of opportunities of their improvement and also coordination of efforts on monitoring of fundamental, technology and technical achievements in the field of computing systems.
Within cooperation based on a data processing center of faculty VMK MSU start of public laboratory of domestic electronics with remote access for developers and research commands to the Russian Federation and abroad is planned. Also holding meetings of specialists and heads of the microelectronic company with students, graduate students and graduates of faculty, the organization of master classes and open classrooms for hot topics of the microelectronic industry, the organization of training and a work practice is supposed.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade selected half a billion rubles for production of Baikal processors
The expert advice of IDF at Minpromtorg approved a loan of 500 million rubles in size to start mass production of Baikal-T1 processors, the Vedomosti newspaper in August, 2015 reported. The credit is issued under 5% per annum for five years.
The funds allocated by IDF will be used for a final stage of preparation for the beginning of mass production of processors on which 778 million rubles in total are required. The missing amount of 278 million rubles will be selected by T-Platforms company.
Processors of the Russian development can be used in industrial automatic equipment and telecommunication equipment, including automated control systems, printers, routers and access points of Wi-fi.
By 2020 Baikal Electronics is going to produce 5 million processors. According to the company, it should be enough to return a loan. Cost value of the processor allows to speak about its competitiveness as in Russia, and abroad, developers considered.
Release of a test sample of the Baikal-T1 processor
In May, 2015 the company announced o testing of the first product — the Baikal-T1 dual-core processor on 32bitnom a core of MIPS Warrior which suggests to consider the first processor of the domestic production developed for commercial, but not defense needs.
The company was registered in January, 2012. Began development of the first processor (Baikal-T1 on a core of MIPS for the built-in equipment, the telecom equipment, ATMs and so forth) in 2013, the second (Baikal-M on a core of ARM for personal computers and notebooks) - in 2014.