Zsombor Egri works on Kanzi design software for Rightware, the leading provider of automotive user interface software. Though Rightware has its head office in Helsinki – and offices around the world from Tampere to Tokyo – Mr. Egri has chosen to work remotely from his own desk at the Siilo coworking space in Salo IoT Campus.
Cencorp Automation Oy is a global provider of production automation solutions with a long history in the field. Founded in the U.S. in 1978, the company arrived in Finland in the late 1990’s. When Chinese investors acquired the company’s automation business in 2014, Cencorp’s headquarters were relocated to Salo.
The video projectors on Salo IoT Campus are managed with the help of IoT technology. This everyday convenience is made possible by one of the campus community’s first members, Thinger Solutions. The Salo-born start-up is developing a smart technology for device life cycle management.
Vinski Mäyrälä has had the chance to witness the development of Salo IoT Campus from the get-go. He participated as a student representative in the ideation session laying the groundwork to campus services. Now, he gets to see his ideas come to life: Mäyrälä studies in Turku University of Applied Sciences’ BusinessAcademy, which moved to Salo IoT Campus alongside all the other disciplines of the university’s Salo unit in early 2018.
The story of Nuviz Inc. began in San Diego, U.S., where a couple of motorcycling enthusiasts had a great business idea: a device that could be attached to any motorcycling helmet, combining a navigator, a camera, a music player and a helmet phone. Yet product development didn’t seem to gain momentum.