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Wireless technology brings Global ICT companies to Oulu, Finland

Julkaistu 24.02.2014

Oulu Capital of Northern Scandinavia, MEDIA RELEASE at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 24.2.2014

Wireless technology brings Global ICT companies to Oulu, Finland

The Capital of Northern Scandinavia, Oulu’s R&D ecosystem is the solution to all-round of mobile business needs. Oulu takes twelve of Oulu’s most interesting companies to this year’s Mobile World Congress, between February 24th–27th, to tell why their products and services may be the next big thing in the wireless world.

”All companies looking for wireless connectivity solutions in their strategy, are looking up to Oulu at the moment. In short, they need Oulu’s technological R&D know-how to boost their mobile business”, says Janne Mustonen, the spokesman of City of Oulu, BusinessOulu’s Key Account Director of the ICT Sector.

Oulu has provided the world with numerous cutting-edge solutions over the years.

“Oulu’s R&D potential is so strong, that I could say we can turn an idea into a product within 30 days in Oulu”, Mustonen reveals.

Wireless technology is in companies’ DNA in Oulu

Oulu has a well-earned reputation for its outstanding radio technology expertise. In fact, about 60 % of the world’s wireless traffic runs through Oulu based technology. However, nowadays Oulu’s technological expertise is evolving into different fields, such as Life Science, Biotechnology, Printed Intelligence, or even 3D Internet.

Oulu at Mobile World Congress 2014, in stage 5F31, in Hall 5

You can meet these Oulu based companies at MWC 2014 in Barcelona. Just look for the Team Finland stand, 5F31, in Hall 5. Or better yet, see these companies pitch their business ideas live on stage!

The companies listed below are to publish their own press releases in case they launch products and new services.

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The companies:

Boogie Software
Provides world-class professional SW services. When you want your application done right & on time! To learn more, contact Director Kimmo Kuusipalo +358 50 4821950

Automatically tracks your round of golf, shot-by-shot. It’s a personal caddie and real-time leaderboard on the course, and fun for the game aftermath at home or on the 19th hole. To learn more, contact CEO Tuomo Lalli +358 40 8433867

A technology provider offering globally proven mobile device management solution for enterprise use. To learn more, contact Director Jonny Kaarlenkaski +358 40 0582477

Developer of proactive software security testing and situation awareness tools which find software bugs. Defensics is a fully automatic security testing bundle for over 200 communication interfaces. Situation awareness tools collect, filter and visualize network and abuse information concurrently. To learn more, contact VP Business Development Ari Knuuti +358 424 7431

Designs and develops tailored mobile devices such as smart watches, smart phones, sport computers and other wireless products to consumer brands and our partners globally. Creoir’s complete solution includes industrial design, product development, manufacturing and after sales services. To learn more, contact Director, CEO Pekka Väyrynen +358 400 357849

Provides mobile R&D services and products. The focus is on groundbreaking mobile sensing and 3D user interaction solutions, which take the user experience to a new level. To learn more, contact CEO Juha Kela +358 40 7694061

Defines, designs and develops new connected products to quality demanding customers around the world. To learn more, contact CEO Pasi Leipälä +358 405434579

JOT Automation
Develops and manufactures test and production solutions for mobile devices, components, and electronics. JOT Offers product platforms to solve versatile volume manufacturing needs in a most cost-effective manner. To learn more, contact Vice President, Marketing & Business Development Lauri Antila +358 40 5222 333

Your one–stop product development partner – services turning your ideas into successful products. To learn more, contact CEO Jukka Kangas +358468510208

LoudBy sound case improves mobile device audio and directs audio towards the listeners without any extra boxes or cables. To learn more, contact Director, Sales&Marketing Jukka Taskinen +358 40 545 6932

Develops and provides mHealth solutions for special healthcare professionals. To learn more, contact CEO Juha-Matti Ranta +358 44 566 4999

Goodspeed mobile Wi-Fi by UROS
Goodspeed is a global roaming solution for easy and affordable wireless internet access abroad. To learn more, contact CEO Tommi Uhari +358 50 5579085

The Kaato Community offers their experienced high-tech knowledge to help international companies establish and expand operations in Finland. Members of the KAATO Community are seasoned executives with strong backgrounds across a broad range of ICT and business functions. Many are former Nokia leaders who have set-up and managed Nokia’s sites globally, in Finland and in Oulu.