Samantha Albano

Minim launches premier integration with Sercomm

Today marks our launch of a premier integration with Sercomm (TWSE: 5388), a leading manufacturer and supplier of telecom equipment around the world. This announcement at The Independent Show (TIS) 2019 by National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and America's Communications Association (ACA) comes at an exciting time for cable operators of all sizes. Through this integration, Minim will now ...

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Samantha Albano

Minim feature spotlight: AI-driven alerts for security

The July 2019 edition of the Consumer Analytics Newsletter by Parks Associates, an IoT market research and consulting firm, discusses how AI has shaped the smart home. Among their AI use cases measured, the most appealing to smart home device owners were AI-driven alerts for security— such as when someone enters the home, a window breaks, or an unusual noise is detected. At Minim, we too employ ...

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Nicole Zheng

Minim Named in StartUp City Magazine's Most Promising IoT Startups 2019

We're thrilled to share that we've been recognized in StartUp City Magazines's 15 Most Promising IoT Startups 2019. StartUp City is a news platform that covers U.S. tech startup news to tens of thousands of subscribers. We were recognized for delivering on our mission to simplify and secure home networks as the average number of "connected things" in homes is now 10 and growing. 

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Samantha Albano

How is my IoT device vulnerable to malware?

It should be understood that any device connected to the internet can be vulnerable to hacking. We see stories in the news about cameras, smartphones, laptops, smart speakers, smart appliances, and baby monitors being compromised. Security vulnerabilities in smart homes are being discovered every day. One security company exploited these vulnerabilities to show just how easy a cyber attack in the ...

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Samantha Albano

The many reasons for parental controls in the smart home

Today, technology drives almost every aspect of society and culture. We are living in what is known as the Digital Age, where human activity is governed in large part by the use of technology— including parenting. In the words of a mom on Twitter: 

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Jeremy Hitchcock

Maslow’s Hierarchy for internet and the era of IoT

Maslow in 1948 came up with a hierarchy for how humans seek needs. In this concept, you focus on your most immediate needs before moving up the pyramid. In a world where the UN has declared internet access as a basic human right and IoT is increasing our dependency on connectivity, I started to think about our hierarchy of internet needs. 

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