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Lost in the Hive: A Few Quick Lessons from a Beekeeping IoT Odyssey

A couple of weeks ago we accidentally run into an interesting, albeit failed project, which aimed to digitalize beekeeping. Honey-producing bees are very sensitive what comes to their environment, meaning temperature, humidity and other parameters such as microparticle pollution and ambient noise levels. The disappearance of large swathes of bees around the world is still […]

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Plug-In, See Data: My Journey To Effortless EHealth Monitoring

I have been prescribed blood pressure medication for most of my adult life, starting in 1992 when I was in the military. My figures tended to hang around 150/90 (systole/diastole) which is considered to be risky what comes to cardiovascular health.  Blood pressure medications work in many different ways, and occasionally the body finds a […]

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Åland’s Renewable Energy Revolution: A Small Region with Big Ideas

A few weeks ago I returned again to Åland, the Finnish, autonomous region between Finland and Sweden. Their path and self-governance was already agreed by the League of Nations before WW2, and they’ve since fared well in business, including tourism, shipping and e.g. speciality agriculture produce. The reason for my visit in their capital Mariehamn […]

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Precision Medicine Unveiled: Human Measurements Steal the Spotlight

Next week, we’re breaking new ground as we shift our focus from traditional machine measurements to the fascinating realm of human metrics. Join us at the TM Forum event in Nice, where we’ll be conducting initial measurements, not of brain EEG just yet, but something equally intriguing – blood pressure and pulse from our booth […]

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Lessons from 157 Years of Business Evolution, Sustainability, and Resilience

My first private sector job was at A. Ahlstrom, a Finnish, but early globalized conglomerate originally established in 1865; also a BaseN customer since 2002. At the time of my first summer job in 1986, They made all kinds of paper, packaging and wooden materials, in addition to industrial pumps and power plant/factory boilers. The […]

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Innovation Beyond Scale: Why More Data, Even the Unusual, Matters

For most of its customers, BaseN is the platform of choice for collecting vast amounts of crucial data, ranging from production processes to full predictive maintenance, e.g. how the products perform at the end customers. More advanced customers run entirly new digital product lines on top of BaseN Platform. The trend is clearly towards increasing […]