Kryptor FPGA

A one-chip hardware security module (HSM) and MAX10 FPGA dev board

Available for pre-order

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Jun 07, 2024

PCB Readiness & Upcoming Shipment

All PCBs have been tested, labels are being printed, and units will be on their way to Mouser soon! This update also details how crowdfunding backers can get their free HSM cores and describes an unfortunate development regarding "USB Blaster" programmers ordered by backers in the EU and the UK. Read the full update.

Mar 08, 2024

The PCBs are Ready!

Dear Backers, We're excited to share our recent progress updates regarding our project. Firstly, we're happy to announce that all the PCBs have been successfully manufactured and delivered to our lab in Estonia. Read the full update.

Dec 07, 2023

MAX10 FPGA Chips Acquired, Production Back on Track!

Dear Backers, We are pleased to announce a significant advancement in our Kryptor FPGA project. Despite recent challenges in the FPGA market, we are excited to share our recent developments with you. Read the full update.

Oct 23, 2023

The FPGA Market is Finally Recovering

Dear Backers, We are excited to reach out to you to share an important update regarding our Kryptor FPGA project. Read the full update.

Oct 18, 2022

FPGA Shortage and Influence to the Campaign

Dear backers, After a few months of silence we are back with some updates. The situation has been evolving, but the latest news isn't what we were hoping for. Read the full update.

Feb 08, 2022

Global component crisis and the status of the campaign

Hello everybody! The year has started out quite busy for us, and here is our first update of the year about the current status of our campaign. Read the full update.

Nov 15, 2021

Sourcing Parts for SKUDO Kryptor

First of all, thank you very much for supporting and believing in our Kryptor project. Together, we exceeded our target by 109%! Without you, we would not be here today being able to offer our encryption solution to so many enthusiasts. This is the first update after the successful closure of the campaign. In the following months, we will keep you updated throughout the entire process, all the way until the delivery of the products to your door. In this update, we will tell you about our progress in sourcing parts for Kryptor. Read the full update.

Sep 22, 2021

Working With Arduino

As we have demonstrated through many of our tutorials in the last five weeks, our SKUDO Kryptor board can be easily used with Raspberry Pi boards. This week we will show you how to use SKUDO Kryptor with an Arduino Nano. Read the full update.

Sep 15, 2021

Sending Encrypted Data via GPRS & SMS

Time is moving quickly, and we have only about two weeks left to reach our funding goal! We are getting close to the end of the SKUDO Kryptor campaign, but you still have time to take advantage of our unique crowdfunding offer and receive a completely free HSM softcore with each purchase of a SKUDO Kryptor FPGA board. This offer is available only to those who back our campaign by September 28th. This update introduces a tutorial that walks through the process of using SKUDO Kryptor to send encrypted messages via GPRS. It also invites questions and feedback from the community, clarifies our open-source status, and reiterates our vision for SKUDO Kryptor. Read the full update.

Sep 07, 2021

Encrypted Audio Streaming with SKUDO Kryptor HSM/FPGA

We are always very excited to put Kryptor to work on diverse use cases. This time we have been busy streaming encrypted audio files using Kryptor HSM FPGA, so you could use Kryptor for sending encrypted voice messages or any other audio file that needs protection. Read the full update.

Aug 31, 2021

How to encrypt data with SKUDO Kryptor HSM

We have prepared a step-by-step tutorial to familiarize you with some simple but strong encryption procedures and to demonstrate how to connect the Kryptor HSM FPGA to a Raspberry Pi and exchange encrypted sensor data between two Raspberry Pi’s. Read the full update.

Aug 25, 2021

Programming SKUDO Kryptor With Our Custom JTAG Adapter

This week, we are sharing more in-depth information about our unique JTAG adapter, which you can purchase during our campaign. Read the full update.

Aug 17, 2021

Our Campaign Is Now Live on Crowd Supply!

We are extremely excited to finally bring our encryption solution, originally built for professional usage in diverse niche markets (such as the space and drone industries) to a wider audience, including IoT developers and maker communities. Our solution is entirely made in Europe and, as you will know if you've been following our recent updates, has been tested and used by the European Space Agency (ESA). Hence, what you are getting when purchasing SKUDO Kryptor is a solid, well-tested, easy-to-use, plug-and-play module that takes advantage of our verifiable HSM soft-core – an entire Hardware Security Module, with the ability to perform various encryption functions, within a single FPGA chip. Read the full update.

Aug 05, 2021

We're Almost Ready to Launch our Campaign!

First of all, we'd like to share our most important news: the SKUDO Kryptor campaign is going live in about two weeks! You will be able to reserve your boards starting on August 17th. This update also includes information about our recent Kryptor-related work for the European Space Agency and about the new design for our JTAG adapter. Read the full update.

Dec 10, 2020

Kryptor 1.4 Is Out Of The Factory

We are happy to announce that our new updated Kryptor 1.4 is now out of the factory and things are moving ahead fast. The board has been produced in Belgium and we are very satisfied with the results. Read the full update.

Sep 29, 2020

Updated Kryptor board v1.4

Time has been flying since our previous post, but we are ready to share some really good news with you. In our last post, we mentioned some of the changes we planned to make on the Kryptor board. We are happy to say we have accomplished all of that and much more. Read on to see how the new improvements will benefit you. Read the full update.

Apr 29, 2020

Progress Update & Tutorial Videos

To keep everyone current with the project's progress, we have written this quick update. It covers what we have been working on since our last post, in addition to getting ready to launch our Kryptor product on Crowd Supply. Read the full update.

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