The company “infoteks” presented Russia’s first phone with the function of a quantum data encryption — a set of phones and unit for creating and storing keys is estimated at 30 million rubles. The manufacturer claimed that the whole system is completely on its development, but after the presentation, the Internet users found the same phone on Amazon, where its cost is 300 dollars, or about 19 000 rubles. Boon shared the TJournal edition.
Judging by the description on the website, the manufacturer of the IP phone is Grandstream American company, but its logo was covered with a sticker with the logo of the Russian company. Camera Grandstream GXV3370 is a standard IP phone based on the Android platform. Apparently, it is designed for talking and transmission of information, but the protection of data occurs in a special unit for creating and storing encryption keys.
Russian phone was a copy of the American
Even if the technology was created by the Russian company, information that the manufacturer themselves phones is a us-based firm, the editor of TJournal could not be found. Look at the characteristics of the device on Amazon.
According to “Vedomosti”, the development of the telephone has been spent about 700 million rubles. Funds were allocated by the Russian Ministry of education and science and National technology initiatives. The company did not disclose the cost of one phone, but even if he is 19 000 rubles, the rest of the amount may relate to the unit, the implementation of encryption require high power. After all, $ 30 million — this cost is not one machine, and a whole range of devices.
The photo shows that in addition to phone system consists of block to generate the keys
Whatever it was, the beginning of production of the phone called Phone ViPNet QSS is scheduled for late 2019. It is expected that it will be of interest to large companies who value the safety of confidential data. Read more about the integration and work of the Russian quantum phone, you can read in our material.
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