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Motorola Solutions, DOCOMO Participate in Nok Nok Labs' New $8M Funding

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California-based Nok Nok Labs, a developer of online authentication service has raised $8 million in Series D financing, led by Motorola Solutions Venture Capital and participated by existing investors including DOCOMO Innovations, a subsidiary of NTT DOCOMO.

Nok Nok Labs will use this latest round of funding to accelerate the deployment of its strong authentication solution across the private and public markets including government, public safety and first responder agencies.

Additionally, the company said it will expand its channel infrastructure supporting channel partners in satisfying the growing demand for its authentication solutions.

With the expansion of public safety broadband in countries around the world, Motorola Solutions will leverage Nok Nok Labs’ expertise and technology innovations to offer secure, strong and standards-based authentication to public safety customers.

Nok Nok Labs was publicly launched in 2013 to transform online authentication for modern computing and a leader in commercial deployments of FIDO Certified solutions.

The company delivers client and server software solutions that leverage the existing security capabilities on a user’s device, such as a built-in fingerprint sensor, camera or secure layers of silicon in order to provide user-friendly, strong authentication to any mobile or web application. Nok Nok Labs solutions allow organizations to support a wide range of authentication technologies from a single, unified platform.

Paul Steinberg, CTO, Motorola Solutions
As we continue to create innovative software, devices and networks, we will leverage Nok Nok Labs’ industry-leading technology to provide strong, secure authentication to users who need modern authentication capability.

Philip Dunkelberger, CEO, Nok Nok Labs 
This funding is strong validation of our commitment to provide modern authentication solutions to a variety of environments and verticals as we continue to execute on the FIDO vision of simpler, stronger authentication.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

Ray can be reached at ray.sharma(at)thefastmode.com.

 

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