Atmel Adds 4K EEPROM to Its secureAVR Smart Card IC Family

Tuesday 22 June 2004 10:17 CET | News

Atmel Corporation has introduced AT90SC6404R secureAVR microcontroller, having 64K ROM 4K, EEPROM and 2K RAM has been developed and fully certified for banking applications to meet the growing demand for state-of-the art products for EMV 2000.

As banks migrate to chip card solutions to satisfy the liability shift requirements announced by Visa and MasterCard. EMV 2000 is the banking industry specification, owned by EMVCo. EMVCo, LLC, was formed in February 1999 by Europay International, MasterCard International and Visa International to manage, maintain and enhance the EMV Integrated Circuit Card Specifications for Payment Systems. The AT90SC6404R has been granted MasterCard CAST and Visa Level 3 security approvals. In addition the product has been certified to Common Criteria EAL4 Augmented level (EAL4+), with vulnerability assessment AVA_VLA.4, which corresponds to todays highest proven resistance against any security attack.,br> The product has also been assessed as part of MasterCards new Card Quality Management (CQM) program and has obtained its CQM approval and label, together with other Atmel smart card ICs. Typical volume pricing is $0.85 for 100K units, supplied as die on sawn wafer.

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