If you keep a close eye on tech related crowdfunding campaigns, then chances are high that you will have already heard of Fingbox, a new piece of hardware from the makers of the Find app.
Fingbox plugs straight into your router and allows you to secure and troubleshoot your home network easily and effectively. It is controlled via the app (which itself has had over 15 million downloads) and alerts you to any changes to your network. It will also update you on your internet performance, notify you when there are intruders on your network and allow you to monitor who is using the internet – perfect for parents who suspect their kids of sneaking onto the web when they should be doing their homework.
The Indiegogo campaign has already reached over $225,000 in pledges with more than 3 weeks still left to run.
- Stop Wi-fi intruders: Identify and block intruders Identify bandwidth hogs: Easily find out which devices are consuming the most broadband
- 24/7 monitoring: Monitor all devices on your network, including those essential to your home’s security Parental Control: Block and allow the devices your kids use
- Alerts: Alerts for new devices, intruders, device status, network status, family and guests Wi-Fi sweet spot: Locate the fastest and slowest Wi-Fi spots in your home Internet Speed: Keep track of how the internet is performing over time Service Quality: Check the quality of your favorite applications like YouTube and Facebook
It’s great to see a product available that allows those who aren’t so technically minded to secure and monitor their home networks. It’s a cost-effective, convenient and simple to use solution, and we’re going to be keeping a close eye on Fingbox as it hits shelves in the future.
Check out Fingbox now on their Indiegogo page.