San Francisco, CA – 21 November 2016 – Fing, the world’s most downloaded free network scanner, today announced the launch of Fingbox, a new IoT technology for homes. Fingbox is an all-in-one network security toolkit for homes, which has launched as a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. This new device is an affordable form of home security.
Fingbox is a rounded blue physical box which unlocks a set of premium features on the free Fing mobile app. The Indiegogo campaign originally aimed to raise $25,000 USD, to put the device into mass production and bring easy to use network security and troubleshooting features to homes around the world. To date Fingbox has raised more than 1.1 million USD on Indiegogo and gained support from over 14,000 backers. Devices will be shipped in August 2017 with a second batch to follow in September 2017.
“Today’s homes are in the dark about what is happening on their network, especially when it comes to security. Homes need a simple tool to manage their connected technology and protect themselves against threats” said Domenico Crapanzano CEO of Fing. “We listened to thousands of Fing users who asked us for more control and to better understand their networks. Fingbox lets anybody secure their home network and troubleshoot their Wi-Fi problems, for an affordable one-off cost of less than $50.”
Fingbox is packed with innovative IoT Technology and user friendly features to keep your home network system secure and to keep your Wi-Fi and Internet working efficiently.
To date Fingbox has raised over 1.1 million USD on Indiegogo and achieved support from more than 10,000 backers. Due to the overwhelming support we’ve received, the following stretch goals have been added to Fingbox network security toolkit.
Fingbox is housed in a Fing blue rounded box with technical highlights including:
The remote control to Fingbox is the existing Fing app for iOS and Android.
Fingbox is now available on our webshop. Fingbox was designed by the Fing founders and team which is comprised of experts in software development, computer networking, UX/UI design and marketing.
Another added bonus of Fingbox is that there is no subscription fee!
Founded in 2009, Fing develops IoT technology for network scanning, network security, device identification and WiFi troubleshooting. It’s Fing app is the most downloaded free network scanner app for iOS and Android which has shown impressive Internet of Things growth metrics including more than 15 million downloads and discovery of over 3 billion connected devices. Fingbox, it’s affordable home network security toolkit brings homes simple network security and troubleshooting features at an affordable price point.