Adafruit ATECC608 Breakout Board - STEMMA QT / Qwiic
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Adafruit ATECC608 Breakout Board - STEMMA QT / Qwiic

Description of product

Description

Adafruit ATECC608 Breakout Board is a crypto-authentication chip designed to lock away private keys securely. The private keys saved inside the board can only be retrieved by sending challenge-response queries to the board. The ATECC608 board utilizes I2C to send/receive commands and once the private keys are secure, the board can be used for ECDH and AES-128 encrypt/decrypt/signing. This board also offers hardware support for SHA-256/HMAC hash functions and random number generation to speed up the cryptography commands. The ATECC608's PCB breakout features the required support circuitry and SparkFun qwiic compatible STEMMA QT connectors. This board will operate with 3.3V or 5V power/logic micros.

Features

  • Crypto-authentication chip
  • Locks away private keys securely
  • Uses I2C to send/receive commands
  • Can be used for ECDH and AES-128 encrypt/decrypt/signing
  • Works with 3.3V or 5V power/logic micros
  • Hardware support for:
    • Random number generation
    • SHA-256/HMAC hash functions
  •  SparkFun qwiic compatible STEMMA QT connectors