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    Ekahau Sidekick – measurement powerhouse for Wi-Fi professionals

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    World’s first all-in-one Wi-Fi network diagnostics and measurement device facilitates Wi-Fi network testing, validation, documentation and troubleshooting. Ekahau Sidekick covers both 2,4 and 5 gigahertz and standards 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac up to -95dBm sensitivity.
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    Less prototyping rounds and EMC challenges with simulation

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    Simulation speeds up design and helps improve the end product quality. Simulation suits nicely for example for antenna design, for analysing EMC, RF interoperability, shielding effectiveness and radiating fields. It can also be used to review the current layout, design and mechanics.
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    Industrial internet increases requirements for antennas

    28.12.2017 industrial internet wireless laboratory electronics
    Wireless devices are becoming more common due to industrial internet. The antenna performance is often characterized by three parameters: efficiency, gain and selectivity...
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    NB-IoT Breakfast 27.9.2017

    27.09.2017 industrial internet wireless telecom electronics
    Great NB-IoT session today, with speakers from Ericsson, DNA, u-blox and F-Secure. Some pictures and the presentation materials available here...
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    Electric super car Toroidion is Finnish design

    16.06.2017 power electronics motor control
    Pasi Pennanen tells us about Toroidion, the ideas behind the 1MW Concept electric super car and his future insights. We got to meet him at his Finnish office in May. First, we ask him to tell us about his career as a designer for well-known car brands...
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    Toroidion super car: a challenge for power electronics

    16.06.2017 electronics power electronics motor control
    ”Electronics is all about signals, power electronics is all about energy. Power electronics is built on switches”, summarizes Heikki Mentula. He has got over 20 years of experience in designing power electronics.
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    Quality assurance with vibration measurements - case Sampo-Rosenlew

    14.06.2017 test systems industrial production testing
    Vibration measurement system improves the quality assurance within the assembly of Sampo-Rosenlew harvesters. Faulty parts are exposed at the factory, before delivering the harvester to the customer.
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    Satel enhances product development

    13.06.2017 testing wireless software agile continuous integration
    Salo-based Satel develops and manufactures radio modems and other wireless communications systems. Satel’s mission critical wireless data connections are in use within over 70 countries.
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    Renovating testing environment with Procket Rapid

    13.06.2017 testing test systems production testing agile continuous integration
    Embedded system is a combination of both hardware and software, the testing and development of which calls also for other things than just software and the device itself.
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    Less prototyping rounds and EMC challenges with simulation

    29.12.2017 wireless production testing laboratory electronics
    Simulation speeds up design and helps improve the end product quality. Simulation suits nicely for example for antenna design, for analysing EMC, RF interoperability, shielding effectiveness and radiating fields. It can also be used to review the current layout, design and mechanics.
  • ikoni

    Industrial internet increases requirements for antennas

    28.12.2017 industrial internet wireless laboratory electronics
    Wireless devices are becoming more common due to industrial internet. The antenna performance is often characterized by three parameters: efficiency, gain and selectivity...
  • ikoni

    NB-IoT Breakfast 27.9.2017

    27.09.2017 industrial internet wireless telecom electronics
    Great NB-IoT session today, with speakers from Ericsson, DNA, u-blox and F-Secure. Some pictures and the presentation materials available here...
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    Toroidion super car: a challenge for power electronics

    16.06.2017 electronics power electronics motor control
    ”Electronics is all about signals, power electronics is all about energy. Power electronics is built on switches”, summarizes Heikki Mentula. He has got over 20 years of experience in designing power electronics.
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    Renovating testing environment with Procket Rapid

    13.06.2017 testing test systems production testing agile continuous integration
    Embedded system is a combination of both hardware and software, the testing and development of which calls also for other things than just software and the device itself.
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    Powering up testing – getting a grip on software projects

    05.05.2017 testing agile continuous integration
    Well designed and correctly carried out testing and testing automation help to keep projects on schedule. The maintainability and control of the system is improved, and even the product's life cycle can be extended. The engineers at Etteplan have had good experiences with the Jenkins and Robot Framework systems.
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    Choose Your IoT Platform With Care

    30.05.2016 industrial internet software anssi rantamäki
    When creating an IoT (Internet of Things) system, you have to pay attention to many details. One is choice of the right IoT platform. There are many IoT platforms, and they’re difficult to compare.
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    The Hercules of Safety Critical systems

    30.05.2016 industrial electronics safety critical tomi lampola ville sipinen
    Functional safety means identifying the risk factors and possibly taking action to reduce them. Building safety into products is becoming easier due to the introduction of safety certified electronic components like the Hercules from TI.
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    Embedded AC drive

    26.05.2016 industrial applications electronics power electronics motor control
    Alternating current (AC) motors have over a century of history. During the last decades, they have dominated the market for motor drives. In the case of variable speed drives, there were some areas where DC motors were the only option for quite long...
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    Accreditation for the EMC test lab

    30.08.2016 espotel laboratory
    The FINAS accreditation service has granted accreditation to the Jyväskylä testing laboratory of Espotel Oy, which is part of the Etteplan Group, in accordance with requirement SFS-EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005.
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    Etteplan acquires Espotel Oy and Soikea solutions Oy

    17.03.2016 espotel kari liuska
    In order to meet its customers' needs in digitalization Etteplan strengthens its expertise in embedded systems and industrial internet solutions. Etteplan acquires in two separate transactions the total share capital of Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy and strengthens its position as a leading engineering services provider.
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    Espotel awarded in Poland for dynamic development

    01.03.2016 espotel
    We’re happy to announce that Espotel has been awarded with ‘Gazele Biznesu 2015’ as one of the most dynamically developing SME enterprises in Wrocław and Lower Silesia.
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    World's first LoRaWAN certification!

    10.11.2015 testing industrial internet laboratory jouko nikula
    The industrial Internet is growing and spreading quickly. Where there is a need to collect data from an Internet-of-Things (IoT) network consisting of a large number of devices or to control devices in a large area, a long-range wide area network (LoRaWAN) is a powerful data transfer solution.
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    Lue artikkeli Espotelista Liiketoiminnan digitalisointi -julkaisussa!

    04.11.2015 espotel industrial internet tomi kyllönen finland
    Ite wikin tavoitteena on kerätä yhteen tietoa it-alan toimijoista ja tehostaa alan hankintaa sekä myyntiä. Nyt ite wiki on julkaissut ensimmäisen alan julkaisunsa. Liiketoiminnan digitalisoinnin ensimmäisen osan keskiössä olevia teemoja ovat Internet of Things ja Teollinen Internet.
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    Espotel LoRa Platform is now released

    21.10.2015 industrial internet wireless industrial telecom defence jaakko ala-paavola
    The ARM mbed enabled LoRa prototyping platform from Espotel is now officially published and live at ARM mbed platforms site. The purpose of the platform is to enable rapid prototyping and small scale piloting, and serve as reference design for development of full custom products.
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    Asioiden Internet saa ensimmäisen oman radioverkon Suomessa

    20.10.2015 espotel wireless industrial jaakko ala-paavola finland
    Suomen johtava älykkäiden laitteiden ja teollisen internetin suunnittelutalo Espotel Oy sekä langattomien viestintäverkkojen verkko-operaattori Digita ovat julkaisseet maamme ensimmäistä asioiden internetin radioverkkoa hyödyntävän palvelukonseptin. Radioverkko perustuu LoRa-teknologiaan. Yritysten yhteisenä tavoitteena on uudenlaisten tuote- ja liiketoimintakonseptien käyttöönotto ja teollisen internetin ratkaisujen tarjoaminen helposti pilottiasiakkaille.
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    Industrial Internet turns into business

    13.09.2015 espotel industrial internet industrial applications jaakko ala-paavola
    Espotel, a well-known designer of embedded systems, now invests into industrial Internet applications. A new business unit for Industrial Internet and Internet of Things has been established, and Chief Technology Officer Jaakko Ala-Paavola has been appointed as the Head of this unit.
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    Espotel teaching programming in secondary schools

    25.05.2015 espotel finland
    Espotel organized programming courses in four different secondary schools around Finland during spring 2015.
  • ikoni

    Ekahau Sidekick – measurement powerhouse for Wi-Fi professionals

    11.01.2018 wireless laboratory electronics product certification
    World’s first all-in-one Wi-Fi network diagnostics and measurement device facilitates Wi-Fi network testing, validation, documentation and troubleshooting. Ekahau Sidekick covers both 2,4 and 5 gigahertz and standards 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac up to -95dBm sensitivity.
  • ikoni

    Electric super car Toroidion is Finnish design

    16.06.2017 power electronics motor control
    Pasi Pennanen tells us about Toroidion, the ideas behind the 1MW Concept electric super car and his future insights. We got to meet him at his Finnish office in May. First, we ask him to tell us about his career as a designer for well-known car brands...
  • ikoni

    Quality assurance with vibration measurements - case Sampo-Rosenlew

    14.06.2017 test systems industrial production testing
    Vibration measurement system improves the quality assurance within the assembly of Sampo-Rosenlew harvesters. Faulty parts are exposed at the factory, before delivering the harvester to the customer.
  • ikoni

    Satel enhances product development

    13.06.2017 testing wireless software agile continuous integration
    Salo-based Satel develops and manufactures radio modems and other wireless communications systems. Satel’s mission critical wireless data connections are in use within over 70 countries.
  • ikoni

    Case SKS – Wireless LoRa based sensor

    31.03.2017 industrial internet wireless electronics software
    SKS Automation needed a sensor suitable for industrial use that works wirelessly. The selected LoRa technology transmits measurement data wirelessly up to tens of kilometers, and it connects easily to Industrial Internet applications. ARM mbed technology significantly reduced the time needed to pull off the project.
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    Case Rivender - Stores without salesclerks

    16.03.2017 industrial internet electronics software
    Grocery stores will make a comeback in suburbs and small towns if entrepreneurs warm to the unmanned store solution ModulShop of Rivender Ltd. The invention is predicted to become a huge success in Finland and European export markets. The solution is based on Finnish leading-edge know-how.
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    Functional safety – case Labkotec

    08.06.2016 industrial industrial applications electronics software safety critical jarmo kangasaho
    The formation of ice on wind turbine blades can be a significant risk factor. Labkotec has provided ice formation monitoring systems for a long time already. The newest version was developed according to ISO 13849 for increased functional safety.
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    IVD device development – Orion Diagnostica’s QuikRead go®

    03.02.2016 medical
    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.
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    Product certification – case Asqella

    17.12.2015 testing laboratory product certification
    Nowadays more and more products contain electronics and maybe some kind of wireless technology. People do not always realize that all electronic device must be certified, in other words checked, tested, and approved, before the sales of the product can start.

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  • IVD device development – Orion Diagnostica’s QuikRead go® 03.02.2016 medical

    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.

  • LoRaWAN Certification – Frequently Asked Questions 13.11.2015 testing , industrial internet , wireless , laboratory , jouko nikula

    LoRaWAN certification program was announced on 10th of November 2015. We’ve learned that there is a remarkable interest among LoRaWAN community to get the products certified. Hence, we’ve released a FAQ to help the community with the most common questions.

  • World's first LoRaWAN certification! 10.11.2015 testing , industrial internet , laboratory , jouko nikula

    The industrial Internet is growing and spreading quickly. Where there is a need to collect data from an Internet-of-Things (IoT) network consisting of a large number of devices or to control devices in a large area, a long-range wide area network (LoRaWAN) is a powerful data transfer solution.

  • The Hercules of Safety Critical systems 30.05.2016 industrial , electronics , safety critical , tomi lampola , ville sipinen

    Functional safety means identifying the risk factors and possibly taking action to reduce them. Building safety into products is becoming easier due to the introduction of safety certified electronic components like the Hercules from TI.

  • Thoughts from Espotel Test day 2016 27.04.2016 test systems , production testing , tero leppänen

    Many things have happened in the field of production testing lately, both in tools and technology, as in best practices. We though that it would be a good moment now to share experiences and learn from each other.

  • Etteplan acquires Espotel Oy and Soikea solutions Oy 17.03.2016 espotel , kari liuska

    In order to meet its customers' needs in digitalization Etteplan strengthens its expertise in embedded systems and industrial internet solutions. Etteplan acquires in two separate transactions the total share capital of Espotel Oy and Soikea Solutions Oy and strengthens its position as a leading engineering services provider.

  • Icare HOME Tonomer 31.10.2014 medical , prototyping and studies

    The latest product of Icare, the Icare HOME tonometer is designed for self-measurement.

  • Espotel awarded in Poland for dynamic development 01.03.2016 espotel

    We’re happy to announce that Espotel has been awarded with ‘Gazele Biznesu 2015’ as one of the most dynamically developing SME enterprises in Wrocław and Lower Silesia.

  • Espotel’s LoRa network is open! 14.06.2015 espotel , industrial internet , wireless , industrial , jaakko ala-paavola

    Espotel has opened a free of charge LoRa network for developers and hackers.

  • Industrial Internet turns into business 13.09.2015 espotel , industrial internet , industrial applications , jaakko ala-paavola

    Espotel, a well-known designer of embedded systems, now invests into industrial Internet applications. A new business unit for Industrial Internet and Internet of Things has been established, and Chief Technology Officer Jaakko Ala-Paavola has been appointed as the Head of this unit.