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Fing’s Fingbox Named CES 2018 Innovation Awards Honoree

Fing’s Fingbox Named CES 2018 Innovation Awards Honoree

Fingbox network security system chosen as honoree for prestigious innovation awards at CES 2018

New York, NY, 9 November 2017 – Fing, the leading maker of network scanning and security tools for homes today announced that it has been named a CES 2018 Innovation Awards Honoree for its Fingbox network security appliance. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers, and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in innovative consumer electronics products across 28 product categories.

The Fingbox network security device first launched on Indiegogo in November 2016. The campaign raised nearly 1.7 million USD and gained support from 21,000 backers while on Indiegogo. Fingbox has since shipped to all Indiegogo backers, received hundreds of positive reviews and is available for purchase on Amazon (US, UK, EU, and Canada) and the Fing Web Shop (orders ship worldwide within 1 business day).

“We’re honored that Fingbox has been chosen as a CES Innovation Awards Honoree which is a big milestone for the product,” said Carlo Medas Co-founder of Fing. “Achieving this award validates that our product is bringing homes ground-breaking features to secure and troubleshoot their network.”

The prestigious CES Innovation Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, the owner, and producer of CES 2018, the global gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies and have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976.

A ground-breaking network security system for home networks

Fingbox includes pioneering and proprietary features for empowering users in securing and troubleshooting their networks.

  • Block Devices: Block any device like intruders or unwanted devices from accessing your network in 1-click.
  • Pause User: Pause all your kid’s devices (mobile phone, tablet, gaming console) in 1-click during homework or bedtime time.
  • Alerts & Events: Network and device alerts and an event log of everything that happened in your home.
  • Remote Monitoring: Monitor your network and all devices from anywhere.
  • Internet Security: Alerts about opened ports, malicious threats, and vulnerabilities on your network. Run Internet Security checks anytime you need to
  • Digital Presence: See who is at home and what devices are in use.
  • DigitalFence™: Detects any device around your Fingbox even if not connected to your WiFi. See who is nearby your home like dog walkers, babysitters, cleaning, or delivery persons.
  • WiFi Speed: See how fast your WiFi is in every corner of your home to identify dead zones.
  • Internet Speed: See how fast your Internet is performing and if you are getting the speed you are paying for.
  • Evil Twin Access Point Detection: Detection and alerts of malicious evil twin access points which are a threat to network security. Includes KRACK Attack Detection.
  • Internet Outage Recording: Recording of Internet Outages which happened on your network so you can understand the reliability of your Internet Service Provider.

Fingbox at CES
Fing’s Fingbox will be displayed at CES 2018, which runs January 9-12, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada at booth # 50010 in Eureka Park.

Entries are evaluated on their engineering, aesthetic, and design qualities, intended use/function and user value, unique/novel features present and how the design and innovation of the product directly compare to other products in the marketplace.

Products chosen as CES Innovation Honorees reflect innovative design and engineering in some of the most cutting-edge tech products and services coming to market.

CES 2018 Innovation Honoree products are featured on CES.tech/Innovation, which lists product categories, as well as each product name, manufacturer information, description, photo, and URL.


ABOUT FING

Started in 2009, Fing develops disruptive IoT technology for network scanning, network security, device identification and WiFi troubleshooting. Its Fing app is the most downloaded free network scanner for iOS and Android. The app has received thousands of positive reviews and has shown impressive growth metrics including more than 25 million downloads and the discovery of billions of connected devices.

In November 2016, Fing launched Fingbox on Indiegogo as a hardware add-on for the free app which unlocks more network security and troubleshooting features. In less than a year, the device raised over 2 million USD and received support from more than 20,000 backers.

Fing also provides white label IoT device recognition technology for mobile network operators, insurers, and retailers. Learn more about Fing and its patent-pending technology by visiting www.fing.io

 


Violet Chepil
Violet Chepil
Head of Marketing at Fing