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AKITA | Instant Privacy for Smart Homes

A project in San Francisco, CA by Colin Barceloux

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Protect your home from IoT invasions and hacks with Akita, the IoT device watchdog station.
Backers: 8456
Average Pledge Per Backer: $105

Funded: $884,254 of $30,000
Dates: Nov 29th -> Jan 13th (45 days)
Project By: Colin Barceloux
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Latest News

HighIoT Leaves Hackers No Chance with Akita Cybersecurity Device

April 23rd - via:
HighIoT is starting the production of Akita units to protect smart home owners against hackers with cybersecurity as a service (SECaaS) in a device. (Read More)

Akita could be the privacy device that every smart home needs

January 4th - via:
Smart homes should be fun and help make your life easier. Your relaxation shouldn't have come with a constant worry that someone could be using your devices to hack into your life. A new device on Kickstarter is hoping to make that possible. Say hello to your new watchdog: Akita Instant Privacy is the security device you never knew you needed. (Read More)


December 31st - via:
Wow! Over $300K and over 3K backers, with just under two weeks left to go. we're blown away by the ongoing demand for our Akitas, and it's driving us to work even faster! We just wanted to check in and let you all know everything's on track and on... (Read More)

Notable crowdfunding campaigns

December 27th - via:
This week we are featuring several crowdfunding campaigns from Kickstarter. Click through to read more details about these crowdfunded products. (Read More)

Akita Might Be The Smartest Investment For Any Smart Home

December 22nd - via:
We’re at a crossroads — smart home products have never been more affordable and accessible to the general public, but at the same time, the security of all these connected devices are susceptible to attacks (Read More)


December 3rd - via:
Amazing. We're thrilled at how quickly we hit our goal! Thanks to our backers, we're now able to produce our Akitas and deliver them to their smart new homes. And that's really no small thing, nor is it something we're taking for granted. So again,... (Read More)

Early Bird Specials Extended

November 30th - via:
Hi Kickstarter, thank you so much for the overwhelming support during the first two days of our launch!  Your support has been awesome! Due to the many requests, we have been getting, we've decided to extend the Early Birds for 1 and 2 Akitasfor... (Read More)

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