Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:
SMSI) (“Smith Micro” or the “Company”) today announced it has signed
an exclusive strategic license agreement with Gryphon Online Safety,
Inc., providing a software solution that offers simple, yet powerful
integration of home routers, including future in-home 5G routers, with
the SafePath® platform. Known as SafePath Home, this new
capability continues the vision for SafePath, making it possible to add
all in-home devices to the digital family lifestyle. Family life
includes time inside and outside the home. SafePath provides a single
pane of glass through which the family can manage and secure their
digital lifestyle no matter where they happen to be.
Smith Micro’s SafePath solution provides both location and parental
controls to ensure family safety when family members are mobile. Now,
with SafePath Home, these safeguards are extended to cover the family
while they are at home. Additionally, the SafePath platform includes the
management of consumer IoT devices, an integral part of the digital
lifestyle of the future. With SafePath Home, smart home devices become
part of the digital lifestyle vision.
Through this exclusive partnership with Gryphon, SafePath Home meets the
full spectrum of needs through a cloud-managed router agent that can be
integrated with any Linux-based home router.
SafePath Home Features:
Parental Controls: Allows parents to set age level restrictions
for each device and Internet time limits, as well as content filtering
Intelligent Intrusion Detection and Malware Filtering: Utilizes
machine learning that recognizes and monitors each device in your
home, warning you of intrusion.
View Browsing History: Offers the ability to monitor your
children’s browsing history even if they clear browsing history on
Set Bedtimes/Homework Times: Parents have the option to
schedule screen time limits, turning off Internet access to fit their
Pause the Internet: Pause the Internet easily with a touch of a
button when desired.
Safe Search: Enforces Safe Search/YouTube filtering to hide
App Control: Block online access for popular apps such as
Fortnite, Snapchat, and YouTube.
Remote Control: With SafePath Home, your smart phone is
transformed to a remote control that manages all functionality in home
or when away.
Automatic Software Updates: Keeps your software and security up
to date with automatic, over-the-air patches to your WiFi router.
Mesh WiFi Network Management: Intelligently manage and optimize
the health of your WiFi network for fast Internet speeds throughout
“Our SafePath platform continues to evolve, meeting the needs of a
digital lifestyle that spreads beyond traditional mobile devices to
include family life at home. These in-home capabilities are a natural
extension of our SafePath platform boosted by the addition of the
Gryphon secure router agent and cloud API, satisfying mobile operator
and consumer demand for a single solution that integrates the mobile
world and the home, meeting the needs of the family, no matter where
they happen to be,” said William W. Smith, Jr., President and CEO of
Smith Micro. “Seamlessly connecting all devices in the home through a
powerful software solution, SafePath Home allows consumers to take
control and protect their connected family and their home.”
“The number of connected devices in our homes is exploding, exposing our
families to unfiltered content and our smart devices to new online
threats,” said John Wu, CEO of Gryphon. “We are delighted to partner
with Smith Micro to offer operators, ISPs, and home security service
providers the most comprehensive in-home and mobile protection solution
in the industry.”
For further information, please visit: https://www.smithmicro.com/safepath/home.
About Smith Micro Software, Inc.
Smith Micro develops software to simplify and enhance the mobile
experience, providing solutions to some of the leading wireless service
providers and cable MSOs around the world. From enabling the family
digital lifestyle to providing powerful voice messaging capabilities,
our solutions enrich today’s connected lifestyles while creating new
opportunities to engage consumers via smartphones and consumer IoT
devices. The Smith Micro portfolio also includes a wide range of
products for creating, sharing, and monetizing rich content, such as
visual voice messaging, optimizing retail content display, performing
analytics on any product set, and 2D/3D graphics applications. For more
information, visit www.smithmicro.com.
About Gryphon Online Safety, Inc.
On a mission to protect connected families, Gryphon develops a cloud
managed network protection software platform that is powered by machine
learning for homes and small businesses. The patented platform utilizes
a cloud managed agent that sits on the edge network with easy to manage
parental controls, machine learning algorithms for more efficient
content filtering, network health monitoring, malware blocking,
intelligent behavior based intrusion detection, and real-time controls
to manage connected devices from anywhere, any time. The Gryphon secure
mesh WiFi router running the network protection platform has won
numerous recognitions such as the Best of CES 2019 from TechAeris, Best
Security Focused Mesh WiFi Router from Tom’s Guide, Best Parental
Control Router by Business Insider, and Best Parental Control Hardware
by Fatherly. For more information, visit www.gryphonconnect.com.
SafePath, Smith Micro and the Smith Micro logo are registered trademarks
or trademarks of Smith Micro Software, Inc. GRYPHON® and Gryphon
Connect® are registered trademarks of Gryphon Online Safety, Inc. All
other trademarks and product names are the property of their respective
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