Written by Maria Nygård on May 7, 2015
In Finland, Sweden and the UK you can now download an app, PT Momentum, which does a lot more than the traditional paper handout. The physiotherapy process remains the same – therapist makes the diagnosis and prescribes you the most suitable exercises. But now you are able to get the…Read More
Written by Maria Nygård on May 5, 2015
Sudden serious illness and experiences with getting help led to creating an online platform for mental health
In fall 2009 Henri Valvanne became suddenly seriously ill and was hospitalized. His body collapsed and he was unable to move, speak or see.
– The doctors didn’t really know what was happening to me….Read More
Written by Maria Nygård on April 28, 2015
You have developed your solution Kaiku in co-operation with cancer centers in Finland and Switzerland. Can you tell us more about Kaiku, can it be used in other environments than just cancer hospitals?
Kaiku is a web application that connects patients securely with their care teams on any mobile device –…Read More
Written by Maria Nygård on April 23, 2015
There’s been a lot of buzz around Yoogaia lately. What makes you guys so interesting right now?
There are many of us that find it challenging to fit enough exercise into our everyday lives. Yoogaia addresses the challenge in a way that people find appealing and easy to approach….Read More
Written by Maria Nygård on April 16, 2015
Now, many apps have simple, drawn 2D pictures of the exercise or little handcrafted animations to accompany the written description of the exercise. Our way of doing things is fundamentally different: we chose to produce reusable, high quality animations with motion capture technology.
In motion capture, the actor or actress wears…Read More
Written by Maria Nygård on April 14, 2015
Modz makes Type 1 diabetes easier
The day Angela went back to school with her Type 1 diabetes diagnosis, Karen turned to Modz online result service to help keep track of what was happening with her daughter’s blood sugar levels. Soon she was receiving text messages every few hours, updating her…Read More
Written by Maria Nygård on April 9, 2015
Back in the 1990s Nokia had a health care related project called Wellmate. The project was about developing a service that helped diabetics manage their blood glucose measurements and share the results with care providers with ease. This was done by using legendary Nokia 2110 GSM phone, text messages and…Read More
Written by Maria Nygård on April 7, 2015
What made you notice that there was a need for an online coaching tool?
Why 88 % of New Year resolutions fail, why two out of three US citizens are overweight and why mental health problems are growing rapidly? We all know the benefits of exercise, nutrition, sleep, stress management and…Read More
Written by Maria Nygård on March 13, 2015
How did it all begin?
It all began on a dark and cold winter night in Oulu. An inventor discovered that the specific low-voltage current can be used to analyze the state of one’s body. In practice, the fatigue and physical training readiness of the body. Later on her invention was…Read More
Written by Maria Nygård on February 20, 2015
How did you guys come up with the concept of the Aid One Cover?
Jussi, our CEO and designer is the father of the idea. Coming from a scouts and military service medic background, first aid was something familiar to him. He noticed how existing first aid tools -…Read More