The Temi personal assistant robot. Photo: YouTube screenshot.
CTech – Firedome, which offers cybersecurity solutions for IoT devices, has entered a partnership with fellow Israeli company Temi to secure its self-navigating personal robots with proactive cybersecurity. Temi will be embedding Firedome’s software agent into its products to help with cybersecurity and 24-hour monitoring.
“With the personal robot market being a lucrative target for cyberattacks, Temi is not taking any chances with security and privacy, and is setting a new benchmark for IoT cybersecurity,” said Yossi Wolf, Temi Co-Founder and CEO. “Temi selected Firedome’s solution due to its unmatched security measures and seamless integration to expedite our time to market. … We see that while cyber-attacks on IoT devices are on the rise, our personal robots have the highest level of cyber protection available. Ensuring our devices are protected by Firedome will allow us to provide peace of mind to our customers while enabling our rapid expansion to new markets and industries.”
Temi manufactures personal robots that use 3D mapping, sensors, and voice commands to interact with humans. Firedome, which claims to be the first provider of real-time endpoint cybersecurity for IoT devices, provides cybersecurity and constant remote monitoring. Firedome’s solution includes a lightweight software agent and a cloud-based AI engine collecting and monitoring the device, providing end-to-end protection against hacks.
“We are excited to partner with Temi to secure the next generation of personal robots,” said Moti Shkolnik, Firedome co-founder and CEO. “The robotic market is in the midst of explosive growth and is a prime target for hackers. Temi is continuing its forward-looking track record in the robotic market by ensuring that its customers and users are protected against cyberattacks. We are privileged to partner with Temi on delivering a new level of security to the smart robotic market.”
Temi was created by Robotemi, founded in 2017. The company operates in hospitals, elderly facilities, libraries, and homes and is headquartered in Tel Aviv with an R&D center in Shenzhen, China. Firedome was founded in 2018 and has raised $14.5 million over three rounds. The company helps IoT brands protect their devices and their users.