Hardware-based trust anchors are key for connected applications and smart services, whether for a robotic arm in the smart factory or automated air conditioning in a private home. The new OPTIGA™ Trust M solution from Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) helps manufacturers to enhance the security of their devices while at the same time improving overall system performance. The single-chip solution securely stores unique device credentials and enables devices to connect to the cloud up to ten times faster than software-only alternatives. It is ideal for industry and building automation, smart homes and consumer electronics.
Adafruit Infineon Trust M Breakout Board – STEMMA QT / Qwiic. This is a STEMMA I2C breakout for the Infineon OPTIGA TRUST M SLS 32AIA. OPTIGA Trust M is the next generation of Trust X. OPTIGA Trust M brings RSA 1K/2K + ECC256/384. A crypto authentication chip much like the ATECC608 STEMMA we put into the shop last week, but with: ECC NIST P256/P384, SHA-256, TRNG, DRNG, RSA® 1024/2048 and 4.5K of user memory. This chip can store your private keys securely, as well as generate true random numbers, which is what we’ve got going on in this demo below. Check out https://github.com/Infineon/optiga-trust-m for the Arduino library. Comes with a bit of 0.1″ standard header in case you want to use it with a breadboard or perfboard. Four 2.5mm (0.1″) mounting holes for easy attachment.
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