SK Telecom has developed the world’s smallest “non-hackable” security chip that can be widely used for emerging technologies such as autonomous vehicles, drones and the internet of things (IoT).
The quantum random number generator measures 5mm x 5mm.
This is really smaller as most existing quantum number generators are bigger than a credit card, costing tens of thousands of dollars.
The move is in line with the rise of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, when billions of devices are expected be interconnected via the internet and big data.
The company is working with a group of security solutions providers here and abroad to expand its sales channels overseas.
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The outlook for the quantum telecommunication market is rosy, with its value expected to exceed 26.9 trillion won in 2025, according to U.S.-based industry tracker Market Research Media.
“SK Telecom has focused on developing source technologies for the quantum encryption industry, as the data-led era comes near with the rise of such technologies,” said Park Jin-hyo, senior vice president and the head of the firm’s network technology R&D center. Read full article at Korea Times>>>