Month: November 2017

Technological nuggets from Finland

Being in position of Startup gives an opportunity to ask for things that you don’t have, such as money, connections and of course expertise. But when Startup tries itself in the role of giver - things start to change. Suddenly you find yourself on the other side, starting to understand things that you couldn’t understand…

CONNAX introduces “Best IoT startup idea competition” together with Draft

Draft is a microfunding program for startup ideas with long success history. It originally started from initiative of Karelia University of Applied Sciences that has seen a big potential in startup ideas of its students. So university wanted to support these ideas — this is how Draft was born. When it’s just started, Draft was granting most…

CONNAX & iLEDea Oy to create secure smart city infrastructure.

Smart City it’s an environment where ICT meets IoT, helping us to manage city assets in secure way. Sounds exciting, but how to build this integrated environment? How to combine openness and security? How to build Smart City so it will be affordable for city authorities and its dwellers? There are many questions still remain…

8.4 billion connected things will be in use in 2017. Many of these devices are still severely lacking in security.

Cheap and small computer chips and other smartphone-related technologies have led to an explosion of IoT devices in industrial and consumer use. However, there is one clear threat from the IoT roll-out – security. Since everything around us is becoming a computer, it has the same vulnerabilities as computers do. For example, several of the…