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Intrinsic ID’s Scalable Hardware Root of Trust IP Delivers Device Authentication for IoT Security in NXP LPC Microcontroller Portfolio

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 4, 2019 – Intrinsic ID, the world’s leading provider of digital authentication technology for Internet of Things security, today announced that NXP® Semiconductors has integrated Intrinsic ID’s IoT security technology in its LPC55Sxx family of secure microcontrollers. NXP leverages Intrinsic ID’s SRAM PUF (physical unclonable function) based products to incorporate hardware root of trust IP in its high-volume, low-power microcontrollers and crossover processors.

The integration of Intrinsic ID’s IoT security technology with NXP’s LPC55Sxx family of low-power microcontrollers, followed by the i.MX RT600 high-performance crossover processor, extends Intrinsic ID’s relationship with NXP as part of a strategic collaboration between the companies. This enables NXP to deploy Intrinsic ID technology to authenticate IoT devices by creating secure root key generation, anchoring device-to-cloud authentication, software IP protection, and end-to-end encryption across its entire microcontroller portfolio.

“Intrinsic ID’s innovative PUF IP fits into the NXP microcontroller strategy of delivering root-of-trust in IoT applications where product authentication and cloning protection is essential,” said Joe Yu, vice president of the microcontroller business at NXP. “Integrating Intrinsic ID’s SRAM PUF IPs in our microcontrollers enables easy-to-use provision tools to make security deployment and product management simple for our customers.”

Intrinsic ID’s hardware IP product, QuiddiKey, replaces traditional OTP-plus-key-injection approaches to IoT security, delivering advantages in security robustness, reduced total cost of ownership and ease of provisioning.

“I am very pleased about our wide-reaching engagement with NXP,” said Pim Tuyls, chief executive officer of Intrinsic ID. “We value NXP’s many years of technical and business collaboration to elevate security robustness and reliability for high-volume markets. We look forward to helping NXP expand its leadership position as the secure MCU provider for the IoT with deployment of Intrinsic ID technology across a broad spectrum of IoT verticals.”

About Intrinsic ID

Intrinsic ID is the world’s leading digital authentication company, providing the Internet of Things with hardware-based root-of-trust security via unclonable identities for any IoT-connected device. Based on Intrinsic ID’s patented SRAM PUF technology, the company’s security solutions can be implemented in hardware or software. Intrinsic ID security, which can be deployed at any stage of a product’s lifecycle, is used to validate payment systems, secure connectivity, authenticate sensors, and protect sensitive government and military systems. Intrinsic ID technology has been deployed in more than 125 million devices. Award recognition includes the IoT Breakthrough Award, the IoT Security Excellence Award, the Frost & Sullivan Technology Leadership Award and the EU Innovation Radar Prize. Intrinsic ID security has been proven in millions of devices certified by Common Criteria, EMVCo, Visa and multiple governments. Intrinsic ID’s mission: “Authenticate Everything.” Visit Intrinsic ID online at

Intrinsic ID, the Intrinsic ID logo, QuiddiKey and “Authenticate Everything” are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intrinsic ID, Inc., and are protected by trademark laws of the United States and other jurisdictions. All other product and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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