Cryptographic Asic Including Circuitry-encoded Transformation Function

  • Published: Jul 20, 2017
  • Earliest Priority: Jan 15 2016
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Abstract

A transform-enabled integrated circuit for use in cryptographic proof-of-work systems is provided. The transform-enabled integrated circuit includes a transformation block embedded among other circuitry components within the cryptographic datapath of the transform-enabled integrated circuit. The transformation block may be configured at a time subsequent to the manufacture of the integrated circuit to embody as circuitry any one of a plurality of mathematical transformation functions, thus enabling a user to systemically modify the results of cryptographic operations performed by the integrated circuit while retaining the high performance and efficiency characteristics of application-specific integrated circuits. Embodiments of the technology disclosed herein provides an hereto unachievable level of flexibility in the deployment of application-specific integrated circuits within proof-of-work verification systems, such as private block chain systems, public block chain systems, digital rights management, secure token and other cryptography-related fields.


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  • Publication: Jul 20, 2017
  • Application: Jan 15, 2016
    US US 201614997113 A
  • Priority: Jan 15, 2016
    US US 201614997113 A

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