WiFi company Cirrent, is all set to join hands with Samsung's ARTIK platform and announced that the company will be bringing in its experience enhanced Wi-Fi configuration, connectivity and security solutions to IoT products. Cirrent's Widely popular Zipkey technology will likely be integrated into the ARTIK hardware very soon enabling for automatic connection to a WiFi access point without the need of human intervention.
An uninterrupted and reliable network connection is very essential for IoT devices. Cirrent's Zipkey will likely bring that level of a robust connectivity for ARTIK based IoT devices and cloud services. Cirrent also has a number of Industry and ISP partners whose products and services work with Zipkey technology. The ARTIK platform will benefit from these partnerships as there will be a lot more target devices or services to develop IoT solutions for.
“As the Internet of Things grows, companies will need end-to-end platforms like Samsung’s ARTIK platform, and end users will demand easy-to-use ZipKey products,” said Rob Conant, CEO, Cirrent. “Samsung shares our vision of putting the end consumer first, making product setup easy and making products secure, and with ZipKey support in the ARTIK platform, product companies can now bring easy-to-use, secure products to market faster.”