BCM5810x - StrataGX™

Secure Microcontroller Family with NFC

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  • ARM® Cortex™-M3 up to 250 MHz
  • FIPS 140-2 level 3 certified
  • PCI-compliant architecture
  • Integrated RFID reader supports NFC

The Broadcom® BCM5810X is a highly integrated System on a Chip (SoC) microcontroller family ideally suited for security applications requiring a small footprint and low power.

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  • BroadSAFE security capabilities
    • Physical tamper protection with internal wire mesh for critical key protection
    • Secure cache to support secure boot and secure execute-in-place (XIP) (10 total lines)
    • Battery-backed memory for device configuration and key information
    • Hardware accelerated Public Key Authentication (PKA)
    • Secure nonvolatile memory provided by secure, one-time programmable memory (SOTP)
    • Secure Protection Logic (SPL) with frequency, voltage, and temperature monitors
  • ARM Cortex-M3 processor
    • Frequency scalable from 50 MHz–250 MHz
    • ETM, TPIU, NVIC, DWT, FPB, ITM, MPU
  • Processor subsystem
    • 512 KB on-chip SRAM, 256 KB secure boot ROM
  • Peripheral interfaces
    • NFC Reader (EMV and FIPS201-capable), ISO7816 smart card reader interface (EMV and FIPS201-capable)
    • Static memory controller for external SRAM and LCD (8080 and 68 k serial-parallel bus protocol)
    • USB 2.0 Host port (HS/FS/LS), USB 2.0 Device port (HS/FS)
    • Up to 5 SPI, 4 UART, SMBus, 4 PWM channels, GPIO
    • Data acquisition that supports data communications by the 3.5 mms audio jack
    • Six channel ADC
    • JTAG with debug and test access
  • Lower power states and management
    • Low power operation states by gating clock and power per user control
    • Four independent power domains:
  • Core system domain, Always-on domain
  • Secure battery logic
  • NFC subsystem
  • Point-of-sale (POS) terminals, mPOS, embedded payment
  • PC Client Security / multi-factor user authentication
  • Authentication dongles, fobs, keyboards, mice
  • Secure co-processor, add security capability