Intrinsic-ID provides services for securely personalizing individual devices. The services are linked to its Quiddikey product which allows for extracting keys from individual device-unique properties rather than storing them permanently as is common in alternative approaches.
This physically unclonable root-of-trust provides unparalleled benefits in terms of countering tampering and reverse engineering. Quiddikey is available as RTL source code and can be integrated by customers into their IP blocks to allow for metering, to control outsourced manufacturing and to protect fielded devices from counterfeiting.
The underlying technology research began inside Philips in 2002. "Since a key requirement for a truly effective anti-counterfeiting technology is physical unclonability we quickly realized the significant commercial advantage of PUFs over other technologies," said Pim Tuyls, CTO of Intrinsic-ID.
Intrinsic-ID has also announced the release of its first product Quiddikey, which generates keys from the unique properties inherent in each individual device rather than storing them permanently. Quiddikey is the first commercially available key storage product which provides these benefits and is currently shipping to customers. It is available as RTL source code and can be easily integrated by customers into their IP blocks, devices and systems.
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