Nokia works with Bristol on new secure quantum communications technology

November 28, 2011 by
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Technology from research into quantum security at the University of Bristol has been patented as the basis of a new secure chip being developed with Nokia.

Jeremy O’Brien and colleagues have patented this technology with Nokia and the partners are thinking beyond the idea of secure communications with banks. “We have firm ambitions with Nokia. More and more private and personal information is going to be communicated on mobile devices,” said O’Brien. “You could imagine a scenario where the device asks you how secure you want a message or voice call to be before you start.” Using the technology could prevent eavesdropping on calls, for example.

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