News from partners: UpCode World
UpCode now offers an AutoReporting system for companies obliged by the Finnish information reporting requirement in the construction sector. It will be possible to gather the required information about the construction workers with the help of mobile technology, but it will also be possible to implement other solutions that will give the companies much added value.
UpCode is part of the open environment ecosystem in millions of use cases in over 150 countries. It is completely free to use UpCode in that way. Using codes in advertisement and packaging has become very common around the world. For more advanced use there are professional UpCode tools available.
PRESENTATION IN ROBERTSFORS
UpCode CEO Sture Udd gave a presentation in Roberstfors www.robertsfors.se
Successful implementation by SRV. The system for mobile security management (mobiili TR-mittaus) is now used on many big construction sites in Finland. Case SRV
Several new service providers now accept tyky-online, http://www.tyky-kuntoseteli.fi
The project TalkingTools got the official trademark. UpCode's UpSkill products are used in the project with Abo Akademi University. TalkingTools
We have been honored by interesting visits during the last couple of days. Yesterday Minister for International Development Pekka Haavisto visited UPC Center, accompanied by also the Mayor of Vaasa Tomas Häyry. Last Friday Leo Suomaa Director- General from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health visited together with representatives from the Regional State Administrative Agency.
PRESS CONFERENCE IN ALGERIA
The Minister of Trade in Algeria approved a press conference regarding the new UpCoded trade register in Algeria on Sunday, March 16th.
New negotiations in several African countries, specially regarding UpCare healthcare solutions.
SMART REGION PROJECT
UPC Center involved in SmartRegion project including towns of Vaasa-Umeå. Next public presentation in Robertsfors 13.3
UpCode agrees to enter EU project to develop sensor technology
ID WORLD ABU DHABI
UpCode CEO Sture Udd is an invited speaker for Retail & Innovation at the global IDWorld Sustainability Summit in Abu Dhabi February 24-25th, 2014. He will also function as Chairman of the Resource Management Session and the Urban Security & Mobility session. The summit is endorsed by European Commission and Emirates Identity Authority and a part of the Future Cities program.
UpCode codes can now be found on the packaging of Snellman products. Via the code the user can check origin and get tips.
THE NEW GENERATION OF INFORMATION
UPC Center developed new printed information product and links to SuperMedia cardsolution. MegaCard is demonstrated and in function.
DELIVERY FOR A BIG MULTINATIONAL MANUFACTURER OF CONSUMER GOODS
Delivery for a big multinational manufacturer of consumer goods
After an intense period of development UpCode delivered a large customized mobile application pilot. The solution is based on advanced optical scanning technology and UpCode plugin technology, it includes mobile payment, geographical location awareness, autoID, etc
UPCODE IS PART OF THE BUSINESS DELEGATION VISITING ETHIOPIA AND TANZANIA
UpCode's CEO Sture Udd is travelling to Africa in a business delegation lead by Prime Minister Katainen and Minister for International Development Haavisto. Government Communications Department press release.
SYSTEM FOR TRADE REGISTER
UpCode got the honor to develop an authentication system for the national trade register in Alger. This week UpCode tech. is on site in Alger to demonstrate.
NEW PROJECT WITH LSSAVI AND EPSHP
UpCode has together with the Regional State Administrative agency (LSSAVI) and the South Ostrobothnia Health care district (EPSHP) finished a project plan for developing a system (Välittämisen koodi) that helps different authorities notice youngsters in need of help.
EXPERIENCED PROGRAMMERS/SYSTEM DEVELOPERS WANTED TO OUR HEADQUARTERS IN VAASA
You are the person we are looking for if:
- You are capable and willing to constantly develop yourself and learn new things.
- You are interested in mobile technology and server solutions.
- You have at least 1 years experience in system development (programming).
We require appropriate technical education and good oral and written skills in English and Swedish or
Finnish. We are looking for good team workers with ability to take responsibility and also work independently.
We offer a changing work environment, interesting and value creating projects in a young and creative team.
Apply latest January 31st 2014
Contact: kristoffer.jansson @ upcode.fi, +358 503 100 079
Stormossen (a Finnish waste management company) has now officially started to use the new customer cards. Almost 60 000 cards have been delivered to households and companies in the region. Starting 1.1.2014 customers use the cards with UpCode instead of cash/other payment methods when transacting business with Stormossen. UpCode has delivered and implemented a system for self services in POS with personal ID. UPC Center has developed the concept and delivered the IT solution as well as produced the actual product. www.stormossen.fi
If you are interested in finding out more about this type of solutions, please contact Key Account Manager:
pekka.karhunen @ upcode.fi
ARTICLE ABOUT UPCODE
Article about UpCode was published in the Finnish magazine Teknologia, talous ja työelämä. Click to see the article.
INTERVIEW WITH STURE UDD AT IDWORLD
UpCode & IBM partners in the Apotti-program
SMART CITY AWARD
UpCode was awarded for Smart City concept at Electronica 2013. Click here to read a news article in Swedish.
SYSTEM FOR TRADE REGISTER
UpCode got the honor to develop an authentication system for the national trade register in Alger.
OY SNELLMAN AB
The meat producer SNELLMAN & UpCode start to develop the next generation of intelligent packaging.
HUMAK & UPCODE
HUMAK UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES starts authenticating diplomas using UpCode technology
CITY OF SEINÄJOKI
- 10.9 UpCode & GRANLUND delivers reporting system for the City of Seinäjoki
STORMOSSEN & UPCODE
STORMOSSEN OY - UpWire consumer payment system --> http://www.stormossen.fi
SRV RAKENNUS extends the use of the UpControl - reporting system
The CITY OF VAASA extens the UpCare - system
INTERVIEW WITH STURE UDD AT IDWORLD
UpCode CEO Mr. Sture Udd chairs healthcare innovation group at Abu Dhabi IDworld congress.
11.2.2013 Varte Oy
Varte Oy uses Upcodes in their marketing for apartments.www.varte.fi
Upcode sensor technology advanced to stage of practical implementation.
Skaala - a leading company in its field in the nordic countries - heading for the first full mobile integrated system incorporating all functions in the company: 3 out of 9 partsystem under implementation.
Upcode starts developing a mobile reporting tool for SRV Rakennus.
7.2.2013 Vaasan vesi
Vaasan vesi further develops work-id solution.
City of Vaasa first in the world with integrated mobile smart city solution in the fields fo mobile payment, mobile health, mobile education, mobile logistics and mobile id.
25.1.2013 Talking tools
Good response for Talking tools at EDUCA
22.1.2013 Upcode Pro
New universal platform for all operating systems and unique apps released: Upcode Pro
Upcode delivers mobile customer service solution for ABB
15.1.2013 Release of new OCR reader
UpCode winner of Public tender for document control solution I Macedonia
14.12.2012 Talking Tools
Talking Tools public launch in January, commercial release in March
Delivery of Assembly Control Solution for Skaala started
8.12.2012 Virtual money systems
UpCode virtual money systems in use at 700 locations in Finland
Principally new solution for Android available in Q1
Symbian 4.85 released
UpCare integrated to patient data register
20.11.2012 UpCode plug-in
New level of code technology achieved with UpCode plug-in component for Android
Sture Udd nominated for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Award
New sensor technology reader available
12.11.2012 Åbo Akademi University
Good results from piloting of mobile educational solutions at Åbo Akademi University
New industrial use cases in Algeria
8.11.2012 UpCode lecture
UpCode invited to speak at Vaasa University of Applied Sciences
UpCode delivers UpSkill solutions for the University Åbo Akademi
12.9.2012 Sininen kirja
11.9.2012 UpCode & ABB
UpCode signs contract with ABB Low Voltage products
7.9.2012 UpCode makes mobile design tour for the City of Vaasa
The City of Oulu starts using UpCode for time table services on bus stops.
20.8.2012 ID world 11th Annual World Summit
CEO of UpCode, Mr. Sture Udd will be a speaker at the ID World summit in Frankfurt 16.-18.10.2012.
10.8.2012 New reader for iPhone released on app store.
10.8.2012 We are expanding and are looking for experienced Programmers/system developers.
Contact Kristoffer Jansson, +358503100079, firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
9.8.2012 Reward - BSAG Base Camp Helsinki 2012
Baltic Sea Action Group rewarded Sami Paatero/UpCode for ideas on how to save the Baltic Sea!
9.7.2012 Energy ambassador
The energy ambassador in Vaasa uses UpCode for work time reporting and for ordering food in his spare time. Energy ambassador
27.6.2012 Job opening
We are looking for an International Operations Manager to our team in Vaasa, Finland. The job starts with a temporary position for maternity leave replacement, but with chances for continuance.
You will work with partners and customers around the world. The work will include day to day support and sales. You will plan and lead projects together with the technical team. Your will also work with business development, take care of daily operations and be responsible for PR and communications.
We hope that You are fluent in at least Finnish, Swedish and English, you are able to work independently, take responsibility, be flexible and take on new challenges. An occasional trip abroad is possible.
To find out more contact: Joakim Strand at +358 50 310 0076 or email@example.com
26.6.2012 New UpCare offline program implemented
6.6.2012 New reader version for Android available (1.6)
Updated reader available for Lumia .
New reader for Blackberry 6.0 released
23.5.2012 Presentation by UpCode at the RFID Spring Seminar, May 31, 2012 at Hilton Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, Finland
See us there
6.5.2012 See us at Drupa in Hall 6 at the UPM stand!
23.4.2012 See the TV interview from ID world
17.4.2012 UpCode at Drupa 2012
UpCode will be present during the Drupa exhibition in Düsseldorf at the UPM Kymmene stand May 3rd-16th, 2012.
11.4.2012 Certificate authentication
UpCode starts project for authentication of certificates.
30.3.2012 Finnish Police force
First part of the delivery to the Finnish Police force completed,
20.3.2012 ID World Abu Dhabi 2012
UpCode got the gold award at the international ID World congress in Abu Dhabi for its revolutionizing solutions.
"Awards are the prestigious recognition of the important contribution made by the thought leaders, innovators and pioneering adaptors that drive the development of auto ID and wireless technology"
19.3.2012 UpCode at Helsinki-Vantaa airport
19.3.2012 UpCode for Lumia released
13.3.2012 UpCode in Tikkurila´s
5.3.2012 UpCode used extensively in the new magazine Camper.
21.2.2012 UpCode in Russian elections
UpCode system for gallup.
UpCode application launched for management of social insurance in Vietnam.
17.2.2012 CEO Sture Udd invited speaker at IDWorld in AbuDhabi 18-19.3 2012
15.2.2012 Student card project
UpCode is administrating extencive student card project in Vietnam.
8.2.2012 UpCode - a Finnish deed!
The presidential campaign of Sauli Niinistö (the coming president) gave UpCode Ltd. Finnish Deed award.
6.2.2012 The Best Summer Job in Finland: Energy Ambassador
UpCode is together with a group of companies from the Vaasa region working on the campaign that announced the "Best summer job in Finland". A number of top companies and organizations in the region participate in the campaign with the common goal of bringing the region and its energy technology cluster the attention it deserves. Read more at www.energyvaasa.fi/lahettilas
3.2.2012 UpCode on MP-messut today
31.1.2012 Reader for Nokia N9 released on Ovi
4.1.2012 The Finnish magazine Bike starts using UpCode
5.12.2011 ABB expands the usage of UpCode
Abb started to use UpCode in nation wide recruitment.
1.12.2011 Halpa halli starts using UpCode in advertisement
31.10.2011 Vaasa Water Company
UpCode signs a contract with the water company concerning both internal and external usage of UpCode technology.
14.10.2011 Auta Joulupukkia campaign released
Read more at:
27.9.2011 UpCode & Skaala
UpCode signed agreement with Skaala Windows and Doors
21.9.2011 UpFair at PDT congress
The University of Applied Scienses in Vaasa uses UpFair at PDT congress
19.9.2011 Programmers/system developers wanted in Vaasa
Find out more.
12.9.2011 Merinova does advertisement with UpCode
6.9.2011 NORDITEK Ltd starts representing UpCode Ltd. in Algeria.
The short time focus will be on solutions for the drug industry and the media sector.
5.9.2011 Smart coupon system released
30.8.2011 New customized add on funcitons available
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
New launch with Yedioth. Great success in newspaper, with 30 000 downloads during the 24 hours.
10.8.2011 UPM makes brochures interactive with UpCode.
8.8.2011 Tampere public transport
UpCode codes can now be found also on bus stops in the city of Tampere. Users can follow the mobile real time timetables via the codes.
There is now also interest for the public transport system in the US.
4.8.2011 Uranus leading career & recruitment service in Finland
22.6.2011 Helsinki City Museum
Follow the Museum´s picture paths by scanning codes in Helsinki.
17.6.2011 Create your own www codes, use for free!
13.6.2011 ABB uses UpCode in recruitment ad
1.6.2011 Valiojäätelö launches lottery contest with UpCode
OP-Pohjola uses UpCode in recruitment
Apetit uses UpCode in advertisement.
18.4.2011 Ycode reader for IPhone and Android.
Localized UpCode reader released on appstore and Android Market.
1.4.2011 SRV Group Plc
The Finnish construction company SRV uses UpCode for work permit management.
Finnish nationwide TV channel MTV3 uses UpCode for marketing.http://event.mtv3.fi/
11.3.2011 New Android reader
New reader version released for the Android platform. Available at the Android market.
1.3.2011 UpChannel Loyalty platform
UpCode releases a new UpChannel loyalty platform with mobile discount couponing.
17.2.2011 UpCode reader for Android released
Download with your mobile at www.upcode.fi
1.2.2011 VR started to use UpCode for timetables.
VR Group is a Finnish transport company providing rail transport and supplementary road transport services.
17.1.2011 Russian insurance company MAKC uses UpCode on offers.
UpCode has already been printed on 910 000 letters.
30.12.2010 UpCode introduces micro tracking system.
Small scale standardized versions of the mobile work force management systems.
23.12.2010 Smart Coupon system
UpCode Ltd. and RJ-Kuntoiluseteli Oy signed an agreement regarding the development of a mobile smart coupon system.
22.12.2010 Asset Management System.
UpCode signed a contract for delivering an Asset Management system for care taking equipment in the City of Vaasa.
9.12.2010 PrintCity using UpCode
The new PrintCity Value Added Packaging (VAPack) project, demonstrates UpCode on boxes. VAPack explores the possibilities for value added packaging, using a range of special new sample boxes and tutorials which showcase innovative VAP materials & techniques.
3.12.2010 Sensor technology
Fundamental new level of sensor technology in the UpCode software. Ready for practical implementation and sales launge in January.
16.11.2010 1d scanning gaining popularity around the world
12.11.2010 New program for iPhone
Version 2.1 is now available on AppStore. Comaptible with iPhone 4.0.
4.11.2010 UpCode participating at RFID road show November 9-11th.
Meet UpCode in Kuopio 9.11.2010, Joensuu 10.11.2010, Lappeenranta 11.11.2010. Speaker: Jura Mikkonen Key Account Manager. To find out more contact: Jura at email@example.com
22.10.2010 UpCode version 2.0 is now available for download for iPhone in appstore.
19.10.2010 The Symbian^3 version released
New symbian software released. Amongst others NOKIA N8 is now compatible.
GS1 database added to the UpCode 1d service list. Scanning a 1d code will give you relevant and up to date data about the manufacturer.
27.9.2010 Activation of any 1d code - making interactive packaging.
Now it is possible to make your packaging interactive without any reprinting or adding of new codes. We utilize the exisitng 1d code and open up a marketing channel. Email camilla.sellberg @ upcode.fi or call +358 6 3218021 for more informaiton.
23.9.2010 UpChat & Discount system
UpCode releases new chatting solution (UpChat) and discount system.
20.9.2010 New agreement in Africa
UpCode signs agreement with Tele Ten ltd. that will start representing UpCode in the East Africa Community.
10.9.2010 New Music video by Fredrik Furu & Pauline
10.9.2010 MOUs in the Middle East
UpCode signs several MOUs for complete platform installations in the Middle East.
8.9.2010 billiger.de joins the UpCode 1d system.
By scanning a 1d code on packaging with the UpCode reader it will now also be possible to access the billiger.de price comparison service.
3.9.2010 Remote demonstrations of installed systems
Now available online demonstrations from UpCodeWorld democenter. Contact: camilla.sellberg (a) upcode.fi
3.9.2010 UpCode on state visit to Vietnam
UpCode will participate a Finnish state visit in Vietnam next week. There will be visits to top governmental bodies in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
27.8.2010 UpCode on beer bottles
Švyturys beer (part of Carlsberg group) has started to use UpCode on the bottles in Lithuania.
19.8.2010 Sensor technology
UpCode introduces sensor technology for following temperature during transport.
11.8.2010 Ministers visiting UpCode
The top layer of the Finnish government visited UpCode on August 11th and studied implementation of eGovernmental solutions in Finland. Among the visitors were Minister of Health and Social Services Paula Risikko, Minister of Communications Suvi Lindén, State Secretary to the Minister of Finance Jyrki Katainen Mr. Velipekka Nummikoski, State Secretary to the Minister of Education Henna Virkkunen Ms. Heljä Misukka, State Secretary to the Minister of the Interior Anne Holmlund Mr. Antti Pelttari.
9.8.2010 BlackBerry® Alliance Associate Member
UPC Consulting Ltd/UpCode Ltd. became a member of the BlackBerry® Alliance Program
23.7.2010 Mobile Fishing Permits
Fishing permits can be bougt, paid for, recieved and verified just by scanning UpCode on the fishing area map.
23.7.2010 Oulu City Card
City of Oulu starts using UpCode Technology in their new intelligent City Cards
23.7.2010 Riitan Herkku
Riitan Herkku starts using UpCode Technology in their campaigns in August
|The well know Finnish Pizza chain KOTIPIZZA started to use UpCode on all pizza boxes.|
7.6.2010 New payment portal
UpCode implemented a new world wide payment portal. Complete mobile online shop! Ask for offer: firstname.lastname@example.org
31.5.2010 UpCode at GS1
UpCode participated at GS1 MobileCom in Singapore last week.
"UpCode pushed the idea of consumer as the main prism for dealing with information on products. Consumers should not and cannot be forced to accept any solution - they need to know all the avaible information. They buy more and more products and services based on the information and less simply on the technical facts. The importance of available information they like to decide themselves."
21.5.2010 Copy protected opus in plastic surgery
UpCode delivers an opus in plastic surgery for BioConsept in Russia. The opus is copy protected with UpCode technology and contains also codes for extra information and functionality.
7.5.2010 Partnership agreement with Fenomen
UpCode and Fenomen have signed a partnership agreement and will offer services through 1d barcodes on consumer products.
23.4.2010 New agreements in Lithuania
The main operators in Lithuania have signed new agreements with UpCode. During the past week two of the main operators in Lithuania, Omnitel and Tele 2 signed new agreements with UpCode Ltd.
16.4.2010 UpCode installs a new UpTrack solution for tracking work flow and for alarm control.
UpCode installs a new UpTrack solution for tracking work flow and for alarm control. Workers show a code to a camera at the gate and are automatically logged in and out. UpCode controls work hours and the alarm system.