Brand owners are facing more challenges than ever to protect their intellectual property and applications. The first product in our new authentication family, the A7001, is a tamper resistant and secure MCU, based on our SmartMX technology, for authentication use cases such as counterfeit protection, profile of service and secure machine-to-machine communication.


  • Dedicated secure SmartMX CPU with 80 kB EEPROM secure user memory
  • Maximum security and tamper resistance with proven SmartMX security CPU
  • High-performance secure Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) coprocessor (RSA, ECC)
  • Speed and performance with multiple crypto-coprocessors
  • Secure dual/triple-DES coprocessor
  • Convenient integration with dedicated authentication firmware (host and client)
  • Secure AES coprocessor (128-, 192- and 256-bit keys)
  • Easy integration with industry standard I²C interface
  • 100 kbit/s I²C interface
  • Optional key/certificate generation and loading

Target Applications

  • Counterfeit protection
  • Profile of service
  • Device identity for secure machine-to-machine communication