EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - Oct 4, 2012) - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (
NXP's advanced security expertise has made it the global leader in Identification and security technology. The SmartMX™ family of secure microcontrollers leverages the groundbreaking IntegralSecurity™ architecture that combines more than 100 different security features including NXP's SecureFetch™ protection against laser attacks. It provides security for a wide range of applications such as eGovernment, banking, mobile transactions, public transport, access management and device authentication. NXP has shipped more than one billion SmartMX chips to its customers including 86 out of 102 countries with ePassport projects.
"ID applications, devices and infrastructures to authenticate identities and secure transactions are becoming more prevalent and smarter, which is why the demand for hardware-based security is increasing. Financial institutions and governments in particular require tamper-resistant high-security microcontrollers that provide the best possible security and contactless performance. The CC EAL6+ certificate shows our customers that they can rely on NXP to continuously invest and improve in security, providing customers with trusted solutions for their smart life applications," said Steve Owen, senior vice president of global sales, Identification business, NXP Semiconductors.
Key highlights of NXP's SmartMX2 technology include:
- IntegralSecurity architecture with more than 100 security features for attack protection
- High-performance SmartMX2 CPU with enhanced 8- to 32-bit application instruction set
- Power-efficient, high-speed crypto coprocessors for RSA/ECC and DES/AES
- Optimized ISO/IEC 14443 interface including support for small antenna dimensions
- Support for MIFARE™ DESFire, MIFARE Plus, and MIFARE Classic for applications convergence
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