Go Ignite, a global telecoms alliance comprising of Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Singtel and Telefonica, has announced the winners of its second global startup competition, in three areas: Consumer Experience AI, Connected Homes and IoT Cyber Security.
The five winners of the competition are: SafeToNet in Consumer Experience AI; Vayyar Imaging and Cujo in Connected Homes, and Sparkcognition and NanoLock Security in IoT Cyber Security. Each of these winners will have the opportunity to use the four telecoms companies global network of customers, which reportedly totals 1.2 billion people, and also form business partnerships with these companies that could have long-lasting effects for the five young companies.
SafeToNet is an app that safeguards children from cyberbullying an other forms of online harrassment, using AI to block potentially harmful messages.
Vayyar's proprietary solution creates a real-time 3D model of everything happening your home, making it possible to see through objects and monitor people and vital signs easily and efficiently.
Cujo provides ISPs a platform for protecting home Internet users against cyber threats. Using AI, Cujo monitors LAN traffic and analyses it, blocking harmful traffic and zero-day attacks.
Sparkcognition develops AI-powered software that limits cybersecurity threats at the endpoint, as this is where most attacks reportedly originate. It also develops cognitive approaches for security that learn as they go.
NanoLock Security produces a secure platform for the protection of firmware and other sensitive information, using AI to prevent attacks to the platform and stopping attackers getting in.
The five companies are attending a two-day workshop in Madrid, which kicked off today, to sharpen their business plans and refine the solutions each company has put together.