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March 10th, 2014

Quuppa @ CeBIT 2014

Quuppa will be meeting partners, customers, and collaborators at CeBIT 2014 (EIT ICT Labs stand Hall 9/E44), on March 10-14, 2014, in Hannover, Germany. After NRF and Euroshop (video), this is yet another networking opportunity not to be missed! Powered by Quuppa technologies, U-Hopper demonstrates RetailerIN: a smart retailer analytics platform that transforms customers’ movement data into value adding information, optimizing store management and operations in order to increase profitability and minimize costs.

CeBIT is not only the biggest global event for the IT sector, but also an exclusive hotbed for new business models and cutting-edge products. For five days of the year, CeBIT is the pulsing heart of the digital industry. More than 4,000 companies from over 70 countries showcase the latest innovations from the high-tech sector.

We are looking forward to meeting you at the conference! For more information and for booking a meeting time, please contact us at info@quuppa.com

 

February 16th, 2014

Quuppa @ Euroshop 2014

Quuppa will be meeting partners, customers, and collaborators at the Euroshop 2014, on February 16-20, 2014, in Düsseldorf, Germany. This is another networking opportunity not to be missed! Together with one of our partners, U-Hopper, Quuppa technologies will be demonstrated and presented at the EIT ICT Labs stand in Hall 7.0 stands D28.1-D28.4. U-hopper comes from Trento, Italy. One of their retail products is RetailerIN, a smart retailer analytic platform powered by Quuppa. It transforms data on how customers move inside a store into actionable information, enabling shop managers to optimize the store layout and operations in order to increase profitability.

Being staged for the 18th time by Messe Düsseldorf together with the EHI Retail Institute as sponsor, EuroShop will again be for the retail industry what it has been for years: the engine for ideas, innovations, solutions, contacts and business. EuroShop 2014 is the largest in its history. The world’s largest capital goods exhibition for the retail and its partners this year again offers an ideal opportunity to learn about the current trends and issues in the industry.

We are looking forward to meeting you at the conference! For more information and for booking a meeting time, please contact us at info@quuppa.com

 

January 2nd, 2014

Quuppa attending the NRF’s Annual Convention & EXPO

Quuppa will be meeting partners, customers, and collaborators at the 2014 NRF’s Annual Convention & EXPO on January 12-15, 2014, in New York City, USA. This is a networking opportunity not to be missed!

NRF’s Annual Convention & EXPO earned the nickname “Retail’s BIG Show” years ago and because the name was so appropriate, it stuck. After more than a century, Retail’s BIG Show is still the place – the only place – where you can see and experience all things Retail.

Today, Retail’s BIG Show is NRF’s flagship industry event held annually in New York City. The four day event offers unparalleled education, collegial networking, and an enormous EXPO Hall full of technologies and solutions. At the BIG Show, the entire horizon of possibilities available to get you to the next level come into focus as you explore innovative ideas and insights. The EXPO is a showcase for the industry’s most innovative technologies. Retail executives searching for the most effective solutions and tools find them in specialty pavilions, exhibitor booths, and exhibitor-led BIG idea sessions.

We are looking forward to meeting you at the conference! For more information and for booking a meeting time, please contact us at info@quuppa.com

 

December 7th, 2013

Quuppa @ Winter Universiade Conference 2013

Quuppa presents its technology applied to sports in 2013 Winter Universiade Conference organized on December 9-10, 2013 in the context of the 26th Winter Universiade Trentino 2013 in Rovereto Italy. The Business Session of the Conference is organized by the EIT ICT Labs and focuses on innovations in sport. The Business Session targets entrepreneurs, start-ups, SMEs and large enterprises, researchers, innovators, students as well as industrial organizations, coaches, athletes, trainers, sports delegations and representatives of government agencies from around the world and everybody interested in combining technological innovations to sports!

Quuppa is on stage at the Business Session of the Conference on Monday December 9th at 16:30. We also present our latest product offering in the Exhibition together with one of our partners, SportIQ. We are looking forward to meeting you at the conference! For more information, please contact Quuppa at info@quuppa.com

 

November 25th, 2013

SportIQ is making sports intelligent – powered by Quuppa

Founded in 2008, SportIQ is an innovation-driven sports technology and analytics company and the creator of a groundbreaking player and sports equipment tracking solution that is currently being piloted by leading sports organizations around the world. SportIQ’s solutions benefit the coaches, teams, broadcasters and fans.

Powered by the Quuppa tracking technologies, event action on the court or field can be synthesized and turned into advanced statistics or real-time video elements. The solution is scalable to be used in various sports and even in training; it includes Intelligent Coaching Tool,Real-Time Animation, and Advanced Statistics Reporting on team performance. If you want to know more, please visit SportIQ webpage.

 

November 14th, 2013

Quuppa wins second position at the EIT Venture Awards 2013 !

The final of the 2013 EIT Venture Awards took place this week in Budapest with Quuppa winning the second position. The EIT Venture Awards recognizes breakthrough innovations and start-ups emerging with the influence of the EIT European Institute for Innovation and Technology; a EU commission research and innovation funding instrument. Today, there are about 250 start-ups in Europe whose first steps have been supported by the EIT. Quuppa was voted as one the three finalists from the 11 pre-selected semifinalists in an EIT seminar held in Paris in April 2013. The 2013 nominees represent the bright future of European innovation. Final award winners were elected by a nominated jury. Quuppa wishes to congratulate the winner, CoRehab.

Thank you EIT ICT Labs! In particular, the Quuppa team wishes to thank all the members of the Helsinki node for the valuable professional support and never-ending encouragement that was available since the first days of Quuppa’s journey. You have made it easier for us to get here!

 

September 16th, 2013

It has been a hot summer for Quuppa!

During the summer months, we at Quuppa have been busy on several fronts. Here are the main updates:

Quuppa getting closer to European customers

As Quuppa’s business is expanding, we have established a Sales office department in Brussel, Belgium. Mr. Jurgen Caeyman acts as Quuppa Sales Manager and Business Developer in central and southern Europe as of August, 2013. For further information, do not hesitate to contact us or Jurgen directly.

FCC certification boosts Quuppa’s sales in the US market

The US market is rich of companies offering new cutting edge products and services for a wide variety of customers across many different vertical markets. Having the FCC certification allows Quuppa to strengthen the support to all of its partners building novel solutions exploiting the unique capabilities offered by the Quuppa technologies.

Quuppa has new headquarters

The Quuppa main office has moved to a new address: Keilaranta 1, 02150 Espoo, Finland. The new office facility is ideally located in the heart of the Finnish corporate and scientific cluster, right on the shores of the Baltic. Keilaniemi is a highly sought-after location and well-known internationally, also because other major companies have established their headquarters in the same area. The centre of Helsinki is eight kilometres away, and access to the motorways and airport is easy via the ring roads. The new office space and well-equipped Quuppa R&D laboratory facilitate the continuous development and enhancement of the Quuppa HAIP technology. We are happy to welcome our partners, customers, and collaborators to visit us at the new Quuppa office!.

 

April 30th, 2013

Quuppa selected as finalist in the EIT Entrepreneurship Award 2013

Pre-selection competition of EIT ICT Labs took place in Paris on April 18th. Three innovative technology start-ups were selected to compete for the EIT Entrepreneurship Award 2013. The EIT Entrepreneurship Award competition was created by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. Each of the EIT’s three KICs – the Knowledge and Innovation Communities for sustainable energy, information and communications technologies, and climate change technologies – select three ventures to compete for the award. The winners of the semi-final round (Volumental, CoRehab and Quuppa) were selected by more than 200 participants of the partner event using an online voting tool. The EIT Award 2013 final will take place in November in Budapest.
“ICT Labs has been helping Quuppa in many different ways since the beginning – says Fabio Belloni, Chief Marketing Officer – by providing logistic support, offering consultation through its network of professional business developer accelerators and exposing Quuppa to a wide network of companies and business opportunities”. A link to the whole article can be found here.

 

April 25th, 2013

Tieto demonstrates Augmented Reality Indoors at MWC 2013 – powered by Quuppa

In this year’s Mobile World Congress, Tieto created a unique demo where Quuppa HAIP technology was combined with Augmented Reality to open completely new ways for visualizing the real-time location of objects and people. The demo also illustrates the easiness of integrating Quuppa’s indoor positioning to other new technologies. Here you can find a link to the video video.
As Jussi Lemponen, Senior Business Developer at Tieto, stated: “Providing location-aware mobility for enterprise and consumers, High-Accuracy Indoor Positioning will make life easier just about everywhere. In retail, it will guide consumers to the right shelf when they’re searching for a product. Lost keys will be a thing of the past. In enterprise, the applications are almost endless. It’s an incredibly exciting area. Our demo here at Mobile World Congress shows the power of the solution, and illustrates how easily it can be integrated into devices, networks and complete systems.”

 

March 26th, 2013

FilmMe changes the world of filming – powered by Quuppa

FilmMe has created the first camera in the world that films and follows you automatically zooming, and allows to share your videos instantly to web. FilmMe video camera control system is powered by Quuppa HAIP technology; the user of the FilmMe system is wearing a wristband, which has an embedded functionality of the Quuppa HAIP tag, and Quuppa HAIP Locators are mounted in the coverage area. Examples of user recorded videos can be found at FilmMe Web pages.

 

March 4th, 2013

Quuppa supporting and contributing to Bluetooth® wireless technology

On February 2013, Quuppa’s Bluetooth® membership has been upgraded from Adopter to Associate level. As an Associate member of the Bluetooth SIG, Quuppa can influence the direction of Bluetooth® technology strategically and technically, develop specifications with other Promoter and Associate companies, get an advance look at new specifications, and review specifications prior to their public availability. Becoming an associate member brings Quuppa to the forefront of Bluetooth® wireless technology innovation. Quuppa will directly contribute to the development of Bluetooth® wireless technology by joining the Direction Finding working group. For more information, please contact Quuppa at info@quuppa.com

 

January 28th, 2013

Quuppa @ Mobile World Congress 2013

Quuppa will participate in the GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS in Barcelona, Spain, on February 25-28, 2013. The GSMA Mobile World Congress is the combination of the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry and a conference featuring prominent Chief Executives representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from across the world. Come to visit, experience, and discuss with Quuppa in Hall 6 at

Tieto stand 6F84
EIT ICT Labs stand 6A35

 

We are looking forward to meeting you! For more information, please contact Quuppa at info@quuppa.com

 

December 14th, 2012

Quuppa is moving to the right direction

Grizzly Analytics, a global expert in technology competitive intelligence analysis, says: “So it wasn’t a surprise to us that Nokia’s team spun off to form Quuppa, taking the technology with them. So while the company is only a few months old, the technology is based on ten years of well-funded research.”…”We expect to see more from Quuppa very soon. After years in research, the technology is poised to hit the market with a bang.” The full article can be found here.

 

December 4th, 2012

Quuppa @ LeWeb 2013

On December 4-6, Quuppa meets partners and customers at the EIT ICT Labs booth at LeWeb, a 3 days event in Paris bringing together companies, investors, startups, media, and the most influential audience in the international internet ecosystem. Quuppa presents its latest product offering, seeking for partners ready to implement services exploiting the unique potential of the Quuppa HAIP technology. For more information, please contact Quuppa at info@quuppa.com

 

November 28th, 2012

Quuppa joins the In-Location Alliance

Quuppa becomes a member of the In-Location Alliance. The In-Location Alliance was launched in August 2012 by 22 companies across industries to drive innovation and market adoption of high accuracy indoor positioning and related services. Today the Alliance already counts 43 companies. Quuppa joins the In-Location alliance as a provider of HAIP technology. Fabio Belloni, CMO of Quuppa says: “We are happy to be the first company taking HAIP techonology where it belongs: in the hands of customers and partners. In-Location Alliance members can now start experimenting and testing new integrated solutions, products, and services powered by Quuppa HAIP technologies.” For more information, please contact Quuppa at info@quuppa.com

 

November 23rd, 2012

Quuppa launches HAIP demo kit in Slush

On November 21-22, Quuppa presented its High Accuracy Indoor Positioning (HAIP) product offering at the EIT ICT Labs booth in Slush, a two-day startup conference taking place in Helsinki, Finland. Quuppa also launched the HAIP demo kit, which offers a cost efficient way for customers and partners to start developing and testing their location based applications on top of HAIP. For more information, please contact Quuppa at info@quuppa.com

 

November 21st, 2012

Quuppa brings High Accuracy Indoor Positioning (HAIP) solution to the market

Indoor positioning has a vast variety of applications from tracking assets in warehouses and factories and analyzing customer behavior in a retail store, to finding the right platform in a large train station, ensuring safety of an elderly person at home, or analyzing game events in team sports. According to ABI Research the indoor location technology market is expected to grow fast with 200.000 installations of infrastructure equipment and 800 million application downloads by 2017, in retail segment alone.

Quuppa is a startup company founded in September 2012 by the engineers and scientists who invented and have been developing the High Accuracy Indoor Positioning (HAIP) technology since 2006. Quuppa is privately owned and incorporated in Finland, with business activities also in the USA.

Starting from November 2012 Quuppa is providing HAIP positioning solutions; hardware, software, and services for companies representing various vertical markets. Companies deploying HAIP positioning systems in their premises will benefit from interoperability of the systems across the mobile device platforms. ”Quuppa is excited to be the first company bringing HAIP technology to the market. HAIP is superior for locating anything anywhere, with highest accuracy and lowest power consumption, and Quuppa is proud to be the leading provider of this technology.”, says Kimmo Kalliola, CEO of Quuppa.

Quuppa also aims to join the In-Location Industry Alliance, founded in August 2012 by Nokia together with more than 20 other companies, for promoting deployment of location-based indoor services and ensuring interoperability of the solutions from different manufacturers.

Media Enquiries:
Quuppa Oy
Kimmo Kalliola
Tel. +358 50 4837226
Email: kimmo.kalliola@quuppa.com

About Quuppa: Quuppa develops, manufactures, and offers technical solutions, equipment, software, applications, and services for location tracking, positioning, and navigation. Quuppa was founded in September 2012 by the original inventors of the HAIP technology. Quuppa aims to become the leading provider of high accuracy positioning solutions for both consumers and enterprises. For more information, please contact Quuppa at info@quuppa.com.