Define: Smart device?
A smart device is an electronic device, generally connected to other devices or networks via different wireless protocols such as Bluetooth, Zigbee, NFC, Wi-Fi, LiFi, 5G, etc., that can operate to some extent interactively and autonomously. Several notable types of smart devices are smartphones, smart cars, smart thermostats, smart doorbells, smart locks, smart refrigerators, phablets and tablets, smartwatches, smart bands, smart key chains, smart speakers and others. The term can also refer to a device that exhibits some properties of ubiquitous computing, including—although not necessarily—artificial intelligence.
Top Smart Device Security Companies and Solutions
This article showcases Threat.Technology’s top picks for the best Smart Device Security solutions. We selected these companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Biowatch is a user-friendly wrist veins biometric reader that functions as a security solution for mobile payment protection and smart device interaction. Users can access the app for enrolling their vein pattern and selecting applications and devices that needs to be connected to their Biowatch, wear their BioWatch and activate it by matching their vein pattern with their enrolled reference, get PKI encrypted user code transmitted from their Biowatch, and start opening doors without the use of keys and passwords.
Biowatch was launched by Joe Rice and Matthias Vanoni and is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland.. .
CertiVox solutions deliver simple, powerful information security to all things Internet (mainframes, too!), protecting business and individual privacy through the cloud and at rest. CertiVox was founded in 2009 to provide technology and services based on a simple belief: that everyone deserves the right to secure their information exchanges simply and easily.
CertiVox’s leading-edge encryption, key management and identity management solutions are currently in use at hundreds of the world’s leading corporations and used by individuals across the globe to protect their privacy. The companies passion is to create and share unique, cutting-edge cryptographic innovations for enterprise cloud computing and all things Internet.
CertiVox are the only company in the global market today that has the technology in place to arm businesses and individuals with easy-to-use certificateless security solutions for any device and platform. Whether you are a business that wants to safeguard your company’s intellectual property, an ISV or SaaS provider that needs to embed cryptography and key management into your application, or an individual who wants to preserve the privacy of your personal data, CertiVox gives you the power to secure your information for all things Internet.
CertiVox’s leading-edge solutions – including MIRACL (Multiprecision Integer and Rational Arithmetic C/C++ Library) Cryptographic SDK, on-demand encryption Key Management Service (KMS) and Identity Management Service (IDMS) – enable cloud service providers, independent software vendors (ISVs), communication providers, and smart device and semiconductor manufacturers to secure their voice and data communication solutions with ease. The PrivateSky Secure Information Exchange Service (SIX) gives individuals, businesses and their partners and customers easy-to-use tools to quickly encrypt email, files and documents without complex infrastructure or user burden.
Compliance with mandatory encryption and privacy statues has never been easier. The bottom line: CertiVox’s revolutionary certificateless cryptography, identity and key management solutions have taken the hassle out of Internet security, making it easy to securely exchange your information in any form, any time..
Opengear develops enterprise-grade remote infrastructure management solutions. Opengear’s open source platforms give network managers and system integrators the most flexible, extensible and secure remote management solution on the market today.
They provide the virtual hands to access and control networking equipment in remote offices, computers in data centers and the smart device infratsructure distributed all over the world. Equipment can be remotely reconfigured, rebooted and power cycled.
Opengearâ€™s extensive support for out-of-band management ensures its customers have access and control even when their network is down. The result is a drastic reduction in the need for expensive on-site technical staff, on-site visits and an accompanying acceleration of problem resolution and improvements in critical network availability.
The mission of Opengear is to deliver open source management appliances and cloud services that simplify control of complex distributed systems and networks.. .
The Lemonbeat smart Device Language reduces devices down to a series of values, allowing almost any new device to be described in a universal way that other devices can then understand. The language therefore empowers „things“ within the web of things, creating distributed and linked intelligence, and reducing reliance on the cloud or gateways for expensive translation processes.
At Lemonbeat GmbH they offer a number of solutions on this basis to ensure you can bring your devices into the Internet of Things with minimal fuss and lead times.. .
TUV Rhienland OpenSky Inc.
TUV Rheinland OpenSky offers one of the most advanced and integrated portfolio of security solutions and services for connected devices, platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) with the mission to enable a secure and safe digital future. With headquarters in Littleton, MA, TUV Rheinland OpenSky is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TÜV Rheinland Group, operating some of the world’s broadest smart device and IoT testing labs, defining industry standards for functional safety and security and is a leading provider of inspection and assurance services that combine safety, quality and security certifications.
TUV Rheinland OpenSky provides expertise to help clients protect information assets, minimize risk and accelerate the adoption of enabling technologies with its holistic approach and framework that addresses Cyber Security, Privacy, Cloud Infrastructure and Functional Safety requirements to build trusted, connected platforms. The portfolio of services supported by industry participation in defining such standards and research, enables clients to effectively stay at the forefront of adopting new technologies for managing safety and cyber risks.
It provides advisory, consulting, systems integration, testing, certification and managed security services organized across three core disciplines for connected platforms: (1) Advanced Cyber Defenses; (2) Mastering Risk and Compliance and (3) Secure Cloud Enablement. TÜV Rheinland Group, a global leader in technical, inspection and certification services, headquartered in Cologne, Germany, founded in 1872, with 20,000+ employees and an annual turnover of over $2 billion..
The Environexus Group operates primarily within the markets for connected home technologies and smart device control. The Company was founded in January of 2011, with the core intention of becoming a leading supplier of sustainable solutions and smart home technologies, for the commercial and residential building markets in Australia.
It has since become one of the leading brands in this segment with significant brand equity and a national network of channel partners that includes distributors, wholesalers, retailers and installers. Environexus provides consumers with an ability to integrate lighting, energy management, security, communications and other functionalities into a unified home automation solution that can enhance daily lives.
eBlocker GmbH (Germany)
eBlocker is a small device that connects to your home network. It anonymizes your online behavior and ensures that only the information you want to share is shared.
eBlocker is constantly updated, recognizes all forms of tracking and protects the privacy of all users in your home network individually. The new eBlocker Pro and Family are currently available via Kickstarter..
eBRP Solutions strives to harness leading edge technology to create management decision support tools that serve the needs of Business Continuity Management professionals. eBRP Products are designed to move traditional BCM from a simple compliance structure to a vital role in Incident Response & Management.
Intuitive user interface, unlimited concurrent user access, smart device accessibility, dashboard reporting and integrated notification facilitate creating a viable & sustainable BCM program.. .
/// Digital Lighting was born in 2014 with a simple idea: to make street lighting Eco-friendly. It wasn’t long until we realized that our software could do much more…we added sensors and cameras to our devices and we created an artificial intelligent that processes our reality real time.
/// Today, we provide our costumers with a convenient and accessible technology to increase the efficiency, sustainability and security of businesses and cities. /// Our AI software is capable of: recognizing objects and persons, communicate real-time with every smart device, analyzing big data and processing automated tasks.
/// AI – Artificial intelligence // Smart City // Big Data Analysis // Automation // Security // Smart video surveillance // Face recognition // Tracking of objects and persons // Environmental sensors // Energetic efficiency // ICT – Information and communication technology // IoT – Internet of things // Smart lighting // Consumers analysis // Costumers analysis // Smart lighting system // Real-time emergency detection ///. .
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