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Re: Purple Boxes

At 22:30 8/15/95, Dave Emery wrote:

>        I'm quite convinced that with a fast microcontroller and
>especially a really fast DSP engine you can do both 3-DES and idea in
>the same hardware that does the rest.
>        I should think realistically there should be a lot of bandwidth
>left over for the voice compression - for the encryption you might
>possibly be talking 5% of the dsp cpu if you use a 50 mhz part.

I agree. You can easily do encryption and compression on the same chip.
There is no need for a separate DES/RSA chip. I only included some possible
DES chip manufactors, because the original poster asked for them.

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