Neubiberg, Germany, Thursday, October 31, 2013 -- (Business Wire India)
Every year, product plagiarism inflicts billions of dollars in damages to
businesses. Such counterfeiting is not limited to luxury goods and lifestyle
products; it also is prevalent in small electronic devices or even printer
cartridges. Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) today announced
its new OPTIGA™ Trust authentication chip, which helps manufacturers of
electronic accessories and replacement parts protect their businesses against
damages caused by counterfeiting. Consumers benefit as well, as authentication
chips can help to reduce the risk of damaging the end-device by using poorly
designed pirate products.
”To meet rapidly growing market demand for authentication in electronic
devices, we offer a complete solution that meets the design requirements and
offers the best security standard of its class,” says Juergen Spaenkuch, Head
of Platform Security at Infineon Technologies. "The Infineon OPTIGA Trust
solution helps manufacturers of electronic devices, accessories and replacement
parts to protect their intellectual property and brands very effectively against
counterfeits and to reach their high quality targets."
A small chip with great impact
OPTIGA Trust is a complete solution consisting of a chip and software that can
be integrated into headphones, cartridges and electronic replacement parts to
authenticate them when connected to the end-device. Thanks to OPTIGA Trust, the
end-device can recognize authorized products and reject counterfeits.
The OPTIGA Trust authentication chip provides the following advantages:
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