CES 2018: Infineon TPMs Bring Trust (to the Smart) Home

January 15, 2018 Brandon Lewis
Connected consumer devices continue to be hacked, leaving smart home OEMs scrambling to preserve their reputations and smart home consumers lacking trust. 
To reestablish that trust in the smart home, Infineon Technologies' Optiga Trusted Platform Module (TPM) internally generates and stores cryptographic keys that are used to authenticate device connections. Michael Armentrout, Regional Business Development Manager for Chip Cards and Security at Infineon explains just how simple yet effective these TPMs can be, leaving little excuse for an insecure smart home.


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Brandon Lewis, Editor-in-Chief of Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for guiding the property's content strategy, editorial direction, and engineering community engagement, which includes IoT Design, Automotive Embedded Systems, the Power Page, Industrial AI & Machine Learning, and other publications. As an experienced technical journalist, editor, and reporter with an aptitude for identifying key technologies, products, and market trends in the embedded technology sector, he enjoys covering topics that range from development kits and tools to cyber security and technology business models. Brandon received a BA in English Literature from Arizona State University, where he graduated cum laude. He can be reached by email at brandon.lewis@opensysmedia.com.

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