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Augemented reality   •  3.3.2021   •  4 minute read

Valio and Make Helsinki inspire bakers with augmented reality

The coronavirus pandemic has made baking and cooking significantly more popular. At the same time, functioning Internet connections have become vital, and society has taken a digital leap. Baking and cooking enthusiast live in a digital world now, and we want to inspire them through augmented reality. We are bringing an Augmented Reality Experience to Valio’s baking products, which will..

Extended Reality   •  12.3.2020   •  2 minute read

XR Games Night

A few of us from Make Helsinki participated in the AWE Nite Helsinki: XR Games Night last week. I must say the event was quite a bit more than we expected, in a positive way. The event was organized by AWE – Augmented World Expo. https://awexr.com One theme seemed to be that demos did failed, but it was fine. The..

Technology   •  13.12.2019   •  3 minute read

Cyber Security, what is it and why should we care about it?

Cyber security in short is about protecting computer systems that are composed of hardware, software and data, against malicious actions. In the modern era, there seems to be nothing more important in the enterprises’ demand than cyber security. But why is cyber security so important? At the end of the day it comes down to safety and money. For example,..

Pharmaceuticals   •  5.12.2019   •  4 minute read

Frontiers Health: The future of health is digital

Frontiers Health event was held in Berlin again this year in mid-November. It gave a nice insight into the future of health – and digital is going to be a big part of it! During the event we were introduced to a wide range of interesting startups working with digital health. There was a good overview of what is happening..

Mobile development   •  3.10.2019   •  1 minute read

Apple’s new rules for signing in to apps

Do you have an app in the App Store for iPhone or iPad? Is your app using third party login mechanisms, like Facebook or Google? If so, it’s most likely that your app needs to be updated by next spring! Apple recently released their own anonymous and private way to login to apps, “Sign in with Apple”.  Apple has updated..

Our culture   •  19.9.2019   •  2 minute read

Balance and vacation

I love my job. But more than that I love vacation. Vacation to me means balance. Balance to the normal day-to-day grind. No work emails or messages, no shop-talk, no visiting the office. I’ve tried to live with the mantra of balance for a while now and I think it’s something that I learned from my father. I don’t live..