UnaBiz Secures Strategic Investment from Shin Kong Security to Ride on AIoT Wave (內附中文)


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SINGAPORE – May 14, 2018 – by PRNewswire  UnaBiz, the exclusive network operator of Sigfox‘s low-power wide area network in Singapore and Taiwan, secures fresh funds from Taiwan Shin Kong Security Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of the Shin Kong Group.

UnaBiz launched Taiwan’s first nationwide IoT (Internet of Things) network in October last year at a rock-bottom monthly subscription price of NT$2 (US$0.07). The launch sparked exciting new opportunities for Taiwan as Sigfox allows government agencies and businesses to connect millions of devices simply, affordably and globally. The network currently covers more than 95 percent of population in both Singapore and Taiwan.

Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, Shin Kong Security is a public listed company, and one of the largest security service providers in Taiwan. The Shin Kong Group engages in a full range of financial products and services through its subsidiaries including life insurance, banking, securities, asset management, property brokerage and venture capital. The group also has significant presence in manufacturing, consumer, medical and public services.

“Shin Kong Security has been supporting clients with cloud computing and serial signal connection 24/7 since the beginning of its service. With the emergence of Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT), SKS will leverage on the expertise of UnaBiz to integrate AI and IoT to enhance smart learning and predictability in connected devices. We will dedicate more resources in the area of smart homes, elderly monitoring, robotics, green energy, smart surveillance, image recognition, to provide competitive, intelligent and innovative service in the security industry.” – Frank Hung, General Manager of Shin Kong Security.

“We are very excited to welcome Shin Kong Security as our new investor in Taiwan. The investment not only instil great confidence in UnaBiz, but it also encourages the entire security market to jump on the IoT bandwagon. With the network established, UnaBiz will focus on supporting early adopters of IoT by providing high quality, scalable and price-fit IoT solutions, including the offering of professional services.” – Philippe Chiu, Managing Director & Co-founder of UnaBiz Taiwan.

About Shin Kong Security

SKS UnaBiz ecosystemShin Kong Security (SKS) is founded in 1980 as a symbolic security service provider and an associated enterprise of Shin Kong Group in Taiwan. SKS primarily offers electronic security systems, including financial security systems, cash and valuables escort services, small business security systems, as well as residential security systems services. SKS has been developing in the direction towards Internet of Things and Smart Life, fostering a prominent integration with ICT (Information and Communication Technology) industry and addressing more solutions to Taiwan’s population and social structure changes. With nearly 40 years’ experience in security system, SKS wishes to evolve more intelligent and innovative service models, aiming at AIOT services providers.



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  2017年6月成為台灣首家物聯網電信業者的優納比(UnaBiz),是Sigfox在台灣及新加坡的獨家營運商,主要提供低功耗、長距離傳輸、低成本、簡單便利的網路服務。優納比指出,目前 Sigfox網路覆蓋率已近全台人口總數95%,在去年10月啟動大會上宣佈Sigfox 技術預計以更簡單的操作、平易近人的優惠價格,及連線全球數百萬台設備的優勢,加速台灣各產業發展IoT服務。



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