Cities need secure systems, usable data tools, and location data. Here are three new ways to get them.
The South Korean delegation to the United States invited me to learn about their latest batch of state sponsored startups. Reversing years of centralizing talent in giant corporations, they showcased their efforts to cultivate innovative small companies through the Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning's Born2Global program. As a sign of the times, every single one of the teams included alumni of Samsung and three of the products apply to civic problems.
Behavioral approach to defending against Advanced Persistent Threats
Apache Tajo based big data analysis hub that integrates into existing workflow
Offline proximity sensors - iBeacon and an ultrasound solution they developed
Are you are looking for solutions to the newest security threat, big data usability, and making locations aware of the data passing through them? Please feel free to reach out to me if you want to know more about these new options. I don't know enough to endorse so I'll connect you directly with the founders for further investigation.
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