Recently, the company Infotex presented the first inRussian phone with the function of quantum information encryption - a complex of phones and a unit for creating and storing keys was estimated at 30 million rubles. The manufacturer assured that the entire system is completely its development, but after the presentation, Internet users found the same phone on Amazon, where its cost is equal to $ 300, or about 19,000 rubles. Find shared edition TJournal.
Judging by the description on the website, the manufacturerThe IP phone is an American firm Grandstream, but its logo was overlaid with a sticker with the emblem of a Russian company. The device Grandstream GXV3370 is a regular IP-phone based on the Android platform. Apparently, it is intended for conversations and information transfer, but the data protection itself takes place in a special unit for creating and storing encryption keys.
Russian phone was a copy of the American
Even if the protection technology itself was createda Russian company, information that the manufacturer of the phones themselves is an American company, the editor of TJournal could not be found. Look at the characteristics of the device can be on Amazon.
According to "Vedomosti", on the development of the phonespent about 700 million rubles. The funds were allocated by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science, as well as the program of the National Technology Initiative. The company did not disclose the cost of one phone, but even if it costs 19,000 rubles, the rest of the amount may relate to a unit that requires high power to perform encryption. After all, 30 million dollars is the cost of not one device, but a whole complex of devices.
The photo shows that in addition to phones, the technology consists of a block for creating keys
Anyway, the start of production of the phonecalled ViPNet QSS Phone is scheduled for the end of 2019. It is expected that it will be of interest to large companies who care about the safety of confidential data. More information about the configuration and operation of the Russian quantum phone can be found in our material.
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