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Embedded systems

Embedded systems are a combination of computer hardware and software designed for a specific function. Being task-specific, they can be optimized to be extremely small, low-cost and energy efficient. While some embedded systems can be relatively simple, they are becoming more complex continuously incorporating more features without sacrificing their efficiency.

In the modern world, embedded systems are everywhere: in cars, buildings, factories and roads, making our world smart. They work in interaction with their environment and other systems. Oulu-based companies develop networked standalone products or smart sensors to be quickly launched. They provide complete turnkey services with a wide range of expertise, meeting the needs of modern networking systems as well as any commercial or technical requirements.

Oulu is a technology-oriented city focusing heavily on embedded software technologies and solutions. The movement and vibration in this area are motored by numerous software developing companies. There are at least 20 ICT players in Oulu utilizing and developing solutions, for example to enable smart devices, autonomous vehicles, industry 4.0 and smart cities. Oulu companies’ development competencies in embedded solutions will help you design a quality product that users appreciate.