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Richard Erlacher
06/05/12 09:46
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Denver, Co
USA


 
#187620 - Right on!
Responding to: Andy Neil's previous message
You're absolutely right! If there were anything meaningful for them to publish, perhaps they'd print that, but ...

Protecting IP is such a minor concern, FPGA makers have pretty much ignored it since they first became viable products. Yes, there have been attempts at integrating nonvolatile technologies with the RAM-based arrays, but the cost and other factors, mostly cost, though, have kept that from becoming a popular solution.

After all, when you field a product, etched in stone, so to speak, you're already at work on the next iteration, and whoever steals your IP gets an obsolete bitstream to skull out, usually at considerable expense. By the time others figure it out, you're already in production with the "next big thing."

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List of 17 messages in thread
TopicAuthorDate
have you seen this?      Richard Erlacher      05/30/12 22:31      
   Backdoor access      Oliver Sedlacek      05/31/12 05:15      
      What's the big deal?      Richard Erlacher      05/31/12 06:35      
      Crypto keys      Per Westermark      05/31/12 06:42      
         High security chips      Oliver Sedlacek      05/31/12 07:28      
            IP theft      Maarten Brock      06/01/12 07:20      
               as far as IP theft is concerned ...      Richard Erlacher      06/01/12 09:47      
   Its really      Jez Smith      06/01/12 09:22      
      Biggest problems is still processor copy-protection      Per Westermark      06/01/12 09:43      
         so Mr Evil Hacker gets his keys      Jez Smith      06/01/12 16:25      
            Mr Evil Hacker is most definitely busy      Per Westermark      06/02/12 10:33      
   Who writes that crap?      Andy Peters      06/04/12 10:32      
      Don't think so much about modification as in extraction      Per Westermark      06/04/12 13:54      
      The people who write that crap...      Jez Smith      06/04/12 15:08      
         c'mon, Jez!      Andy Peters      06/06/12 15:12      
      Never mind who writes it ....      Andy Neil      06/05/12 05:27      
         Right on!      Richard Erlacher      06/05/12 09:46      

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