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Wung
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re: NXP adds silicon 'fingerprint' to SmartMX2 MCUs
Wung   2/25/2013 5:48:27 PM
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Is this a kind of SRAM-based hardware CAM IC design?

krisi
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re: NXP adds silicon 'fingerprint' to SmartMX2 MCUs
krisi   2/25/2013 5:02:16 PM
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Cool technology...I am not sure I understand KRS03 how the power up sequence can change in a lifetime of the product...presumably there is a recommended sequence for this and chip controls it to some extent too

daleste
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re: NXP adds silicon 'fingerprint' to SmartMX2 MCUs
daleste   2/23/2013 10:01:31 PM
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I agree. They would have to have a lot of bits and some algorithm that would check that is is close to the original pattern.

KRS03
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re: NXP adds silicon 'fingerprint' to SmartMX2 MCUs
KRS03   2/23/2013 3:54:14 AM
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I'm sure that "a series of metastable SRAM bits" is oversimplifying the design significantly. The ID must not change over the lifetime of the part and over a variety of power-up conditions and temperatures.



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