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Nodle.io Raises $1.5M Seed Funding to Bring IoT Cryptocurrency to App Developers

Nodle.io Raises $1.5M Seed Funding to Bring IoT Cryptocurrency to App Developers

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Nodle.io, an Internet of Things (IoT) and connectivity network provider, today announced a $1.5 million seed round and the launch of a new cryptocurrency for monetizing IoT connections, applications and data. Nodle.io provides internet connectivity to IoT devices by crowdsourcing a network of smartphones. Currently over 1 million [...]

Improving Security Solutions Could Grow the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Market by $9-$11 Billion

Improving Security Solutions Could Grow the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Market by $9-$11 Billion

NEW YORK, May 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Security concerns are a significant roadblock to investment in the Internet of Things (IoT).  According to a new Bain & Company report, Cybersecurity is the Key to Unlocking Demand in IoT, 45 percent of IoT buyers say concerns about security remain a significant barrier and are hindering the [...]

Seoul to Build Up “IoT City” Project

Seoul to Build Up “IoT City” Project

SEOUL, April 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul will lean on the IoT devices produced by startups to, among other things, prevent life-threatening accidents from occurring at the city’s camping sites.  The city announced today that it has earmarked 2.7 billion won to fund its “IoT City” project.  The IoT devices will be used in diverse forms [...]

Busan Port to Modernize Network Infrastructure

Busan Port to Modernize Network Infrastructure

BUSAN, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Busan Port, South Korea’s maritime gateway, will modernize its network infrastructure to efficiently handle cargo traffic and improve safety, the oceans ministry said Friday. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said it will use the Internet of Things (IoT) technology to upgrade the southeastern port’s cargo management system in [...]

Busan Schools to Use Internet of Things to Tackle Fine Dust

Busan Schools to Use Internet of Things to Tackle Fine Dust

BUSAN, Mar. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — A number of schools in Busan are turning to IoT (Internet of Things) technology to protect students from fine dust. According to the Busan Metropolitan Office of Education on Saturday, an IoT-based air quality control system that will help keep the air inside classrooms clean and safe for students will [...]

Lantronix Announces Availability of First Multi-Dimensional Industrial IoT Global Device Management Solution

Lantronix Announces Availability of First Multi-Dimensional Industrial IoT Global Device Management Solution

BARCELONA, Spain, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Lantronix, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:LTRX), a global provider of secure data access and management solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) assets, today announced availability of MACH10™ Global Device Manager, a ready-to-use industrial IoT application designed to enable OEMs and system integrators to deploy lifecycle management of their connected [...]

Sigma Designs Makes Secure Interoperability Easy with Z-Wave SmartStart

Sigma Designs Makes Secure Interoperability Easy with Z-Wave SmartStart

FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Sigma Designs® (NASDAQ:SIGM), a leading provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for smart TV and Internet of Things (IoT) for smart home, today announces the availability of Z-Wave SmartStart, comprising the new Z-Wave protocol and Z-Wave gateway software layers, which together greatly improve installation and enable uniform out-of-the-box [...]

Hitachi Vantara Unveils New Turnkey IoT Appliance, Powered by Lumada Software

Hitachi Vantara Unveils New Turnkey IoT Appliance, Powered by Lumada Software

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), today unveiled a new appliance for internet of things (IoT) deployments: Hitachi IoT Appliance, powered by Lumada, Hitachi’s IoT platform. Delivered as a turnkey system, the appliance’s “hyperconverged meets microservices” architecture combines Hitachi’s best-in-class storage and compute with [...]

Kakao’s AI System Kakao I Integrated with Samsung’s Voice Recognition Program Bixby

Kakao’s AI System Kakao I Integrated with Samsung’s Voice Recognition Program Bixby

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top mobile messenger operator Kakao Corp. said Thursday it has partnered with tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. in the artificial intelligence (AI) sector to tap deeper into the burgeoning industry. Kakao I, the company’s AI platform, will be integrated with Samsung’s voice recognition program, Bixby, to allow [...]

Loopholes in Security of IoT Devices

Loopholes in Security of IoT Devices

SEOUL, March 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Reports of security breach threats to Internet of Things (IoT) devices have tripled over the last year, according the Korea Internet & Security Agency. The KISA said yesterday that a total of 362 complaints were filed regarding security concerns, jumping 280 percent from last year’s 130. Reports of security vulnerability [...]