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Meet CONNAX @MWC18

Nowadays Mobile World Congress has turned a Tower of Babel. Efficiency from the event has decreased, while level of noise has increased dramatically. There are more “languages” and less understanding. In all this chaos and noise we do want to find companies who speak our “language”: IoT Device Manufacturers and IoT Cloud Platforms to discuss the new concept of EndPoint services. We believe…

CONNAX partners with one of the World’s most promising cryptocurrencies – Byteball

CONNAX has signed a cooperation memorandum with Byteball - one of the World’s Top 50 cryptocurrencies, to explore the possibilities of integration of Byteball technology into protected microcontrollers. CONNAX, currently developing its IoT solution with its partners to provide a reliable technology platform, enabling secure mass deployment and configuration of connected devices. The generated private key on theByteball DAG platform will remain within the…

Wanna become a Polar Bear? -Then pitch from the ice hole!

One must have a very good reason to pitch from the ice hole, ironically you understand it only when you jump in the icy waters of Oulujoki. Roughly two years ago I’ve seen my friend Shane Allen pitching from the ice hole, it happened during Polar Bear Pitching competition. Back then I thought that he’s nuts as…

Smart lights + UTIM™ = secure smart city infrastructure.

Pitkäranta is a former finnish town, located by the Ladoga lake in the Republic of Karelia. Republic of Karelia is one the few Euroregions in Russia. In contrary to popular belief, that Russia is falling in the dark abyss, there are people who want to change things for better and give their light to everyone around. One of such companies are Energysaving…

2018 – year of Things

2017 without a doubt was a year of Blockchain, with various Cryptocurrencies having tremendous growth during the course of the year. Analytics tend to think that in next year CryptoRush will calm down. What will be the most growing trend for 2018? Companies, investors, governments and many others think about it, analysing the results of…

Change something  –  Go to SLUSH!

“Nothing normal ever changed a damn thing.” If you want to change the World - start from changing your product, but don’t get overexcited… 4 weeks or 28 days or 672 hours or 40320 minutes before Slush — biggest startup event in Europe. Together with team of engineers we realise that we need to rework architecture of our…

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…