SKS Automaatio has taken advantage of the opportunities offered by the Internet of Things and digitalized the monitoring of industrial machines and processes. The IoTKey service developed by the company is a comprehensive platform for machine and process monitoring and the preventive maintenance of equipment. Etteplan is a technology partner in the product development project.
embedded systems and IoT
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The development of an IVD (in vitro diagnostic) device provides many challenges. An IVD device does not only have to comply with regulatory requirements and pass all certifications but also often contains complicated measurement technology and precision mechanics.
When the company set out to find a product development partner, its objective was clear: it wanted to improve the usability of a tonometer (internal eye pressure measurement device) which was on the market. It was also important to ensure the accuracy of the results of measurement made at home.
Etteplan's Embedded Systems and IoT business unit helps customers innovate and implement new digital business models. According to Jaakko Ala-Paavola, Technology Director, the working method is characterized by agility, as well as start-up attitude. New business models, new customers, new markets and the utilization of new technologies are the objectives of the unit.
Jaakko Ala-Paavola is very familiar with the possibilities of industrial internet, since he is also a member of the TEKES Industrial Internet program’s strategic steering committee.
Etteplan has developed a solution, which brings IoT (Internet of Things) into farming, making fields to talk and tell when they need water and fertilizers. This enables farmers to increase their productivity in an easy and cost efficient way. The Etteplan Smart Fields system, developed by Marcus Carlberg and his team from the Etteplan Gothenburg office, won the second prize in the prestigious Tele2 IoT Challenge, where there were 135 participants from 28 countries.