Bharat FIH, formerly known as Rising Stars Mobile India has opened a research and development (R&D) centre at IIT Madras research park. The R&D centre will reportedly be one of the first R&D facilities in India to design end-to-end 5G devices and other products.

Rising Stars Mobile India is a subsidiary of FIH Mobiles, which is owned by Foxconn Technology Group.

The Bharat FIH R&D Centre will operate in four domains namely, industrial, mechanical, hardware and software design and will help translate customer requirements into electronic product specifications.

Customers will be offered a full range of end-to-end services including product design, tooling and moulding, global sourcing and manufacturing services for smartphones and other products in the electronics segment through this R&D centre.

With customised proprietary CAD/CAM tools that enhance design and product development capabilities, the centre provides design and product development services, such as mechanical design for manufacturing.