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Maxim Integrated — Safeguarding Designs with Unclonable, Turnkey Embedded Security

By Scott Jones, Managing Director, Embedded Security, Maxim Integrated When telecommunications giant Telefonica warned in 2016 of disastrous consequences as defenses against cybercrime continued to lag behind development of internet of things (IoT) solutions, that should have been a wake-up call1. Yet, security breaches continue. Earlier this spring, news came out about a casino that […]

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Panasonic — Panasonic’s PIR Motion Sensors (PaPIRs)

         Panasonic’s PIR motion sensors use simplified circuitry with fully integrated sensor design. With only 1 micro ampere current consumption, they are suitable for battery-driven wireless equipment and are a no-lead (Pb) eco-friendly sensor. The line now includes the new “Saturn Lens,” designed to realize two functions in one lens! PaPIR Sensors – Saturn Lens […]

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TE Connectivity — 3mm Low Profile Micro MATE-N-LOK Connectors

Low Profile Connector Excels in Tight Spaces TE Connectivity’s (TE) low profile micro MATE-N-LOK connectors have a vertical height of less than 4.7mm – about 45% lower than other members of the product family. These soft-shell connectors include right-angle surface mount headers and mating cable connectors. The line uses standard micro MATE-N-LOK contacts, with 24-20 […]

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Maxim Integrated — ChipDNA™ Embedded Security PUF Technology (You Can’t Steal a Key That Isn’t There)

ChipDNA PUF Technology Overview In our PUF-based ChipDNA secure authenticators, each key exists as a precise analog characteristic of the IC, making it immune to all known invasive attack tools and capabilities. Each IC’s unique ChipDNA-generated key is repeatable over temperature, voltage, and IC operating life conditions. ChipDNA technology provides an exponential increase in protection […]