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AKITA

The Akita device was developed by HighIoT, a market-leading software company, specializing in the field of home security since 2016. Akita is an Instant Plug-in Privacy for the Connected Home.


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Overview

We have a privacy problem- Smart Home systems that include smart TVs, Internet-connected cameras, alarm sensors, smartwatches, smart light bulbs and more. Every one of these smart devices can be easily hacked, to reveal crucial information to the hacker such as your daily routine, bank info, credit card details etc. 

The Solution: A smart home is a safe home

The Akita device was developed by HighIoT, a market-leading software company, specializing in the field of home security since 2016. HighIoTprovides international service providers such as AT&T, Cox etc. with secure smart homes services and solutions. 


Akita is
an Instant Plug-in Privacy for the Connected Homeaiming to provide a comprehensive security solution for the smart home owner. It quickly tackles any hacking attempt and notifies the owner instantly.
Akita uses military-grade security protection that's been retrofitted for homes. It's development team experts have vast experience in software development for industry start-ups and the Israeli Defense Force's(IDF) cyber intelligence unit. 

HighIoT was confirmed as a proud member of IoT Security Foundation.

In addition- Akita is undergoing anti-hacking tests to receive a certificate from CyberInt the leading Israeli company in the cyber arena, that will certify: the box cannot be hacked.

Market Overview

The Smart Homes arena has rapidly evolved: a report in Markets and Markets last year shows that the Smart Homes market is expected to grow from $46.97billion in 2015 to $121.73 billion by 2022

According to Gartner, there will be over 8 Billion internet-connected gadgets in use in 2017, a 31%increase from 2016. 

An IEEE Spectrum report predicts that the world will have 50 Billion connected devices by 2020.

Solution Overview

Akita unique execution

Akita has created a cloud-based service that can be managed directly from the web. 

The Akita algorithm runs on the server side and filter massive amounts of data to explore malicious traffic and device malfunctions

Most of the solutions offering a standalone home and smart home protection, Akita uniqueness is in being a service platform solution.

Akita unique vision

Akita identified a lack of security service solutions and created a platform that enables service providers to offer cyber security service aiming smart homes and SMB. 

Akita unique channel

The most appropriate channel for providing this service is service providers because they are experienced in similar services and know how to market them.

The Akita Management System is user-friendly and offers enhanced security features with unique reporting and visualization features 
Service providers are looking for new service that will enable them to generate a new source of revenue.


In May 2017: ~50 HighIOT devices were already installed in the new building in NY, due to a successful cooperation with building company and positioning of this building as smart homes for young and sophisticated. 

Team

Eran Yarom

Eran Yarom

Co-Founder

Over twenty years of experience as a founder, CTO, and CEO of a variety of companies, developing cyber and physical video security solutions for telco's and service providers.

Igor Rabinovich

Igor Rabinovich

Co-Founder

Eighteen years of experience in software development and R&D management. Served in the IDF technological intelligence unit. Has vast experience in large scale systems for operators.

Igor Ryabenkiy

Igor Ryabenkiy

Chairman

Igor is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor with over twenty years of successful executive and investment experience including Internet startups and IT companies. He has funded, developed, and exited a significant number of investment projects worldwide.

Prof. Simon Litsyn

Prof. Simon Litsyn

Advisory board

Received his Ph.D. from the Leningrad Electro-Technical Institute Department chair of Electrical Engineering – Systems at Tel Aviv University. His research interests include coding and information theory.

Raz Alon

Raz Alon

Advisory board

Over twenty years of experience as a founder and CTO and CEO of a variety of companies, a serial entrepreneur, and cyber security technology specialist.

Viktor Ivanov

Viktor Ivanov

VP R&D

Over ten years of experience as a full-stack developer

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