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Helsinki trials electric ferry across the Reposalmi strait

Helsinki trials electric ferry across the Reposalmi strait

The ferry will operate as a calling service using a mobile app and transport six passengers at a time from Vartiosaari to Laajasalo, covering a distance of 150 metres.

3D-printed air quality sensors available for loan at Helsinki libraries

3D-printed air quality sensors available for loan at Helsinki libraries

The sensors measure the carbon monoxide content of outdoor air and the results can be viewed on a smartphone application.

Helsinki and Vantaa make old buildings smart

Helsinki and Vantaa make old buildings smart

Housing companies in the Finnish cities are piloting an IoT-based solution to reduce energy consumption as well as increase awareness of residents’ data rights.

App teaches Helsinki citizens about pollution

App teaches Helsinki citizens about pollution

‘Street level noise’ data can be calibrated with data gathered by Ambiciti mobile application users