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Oulu at the 1st WIMA NFC USA – Applications, Products and Services Congress

Julkaistu 30.11.2011

Oulu expertise widely showcased at the event

The biggest international NFC conference WIMA will be organized in the USA for the first time. From Oulu, there will be such companies as WhileOnTheMove and 6starz with the City of Oulu’s ITEA SmartUrbanSpaces Project. BusinessOulu together with the Business Gateways Finland, is facilitating the local NFC Cluster’s attendance at this event in San Francisco, California on November 30 – December 1. Other Finnish companies attending are Hansaprint and Red Solution.

“Oulu is globally known for its remarkable NFC expertise and while the technology is finally taking off, there will be an exciting market for the numerous solutions created in Oulu”, states Janne Mustonen, BusinessOulu’s Key Account Director on ICT. Mass market solutions are about to be released and companies like Google, Apple, Visa and MasterCard are delivering their NFC services shortly. Also the Oulu based companies are targeting at international markets, for instance, WhileOnTheMove’s Mobile Cloud Services platform enables development and deployment of mobile NFC solutions all around the world.

This will actually be the fourth time Oulu is attending at WIMA, which has traditionally been held at Monaco.
Now there is a chance to take the US market by introducing new products, meeting with potential partners and exploring the market trends around NFC.


Additional information

Outi Tiensuu
Project Manager, BusinessOulu
tel +358 44 7031397
outi.tiensuu@businessoulu.com

Janne Mustonen
Key Account Director, ICT, BusinessOulu
tel. +358 45 6752929
janne.mustonen@businessoulu.com