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From a single Mixed Reality (MR) experience to shared experiences – Introducing Microsoft Mesh!

11. May, 2021

In the past, Mixed Reality (MR) experiences have been mostly possible to see by only one person at a time. Now, it is possible to share the experience among multiple users, making it more communal, thanks to Microsoft Mesh. Read more!

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Softability’s team spirit is strong despite the challenging times – we are again one of the best workplaces in Finland!

29. April, 2021

This year, we were also happy to be ranked among the best workplaces in Finland. Based on the Great Place to Work® Survey our company was ranked 18th among the midsize organizations. Thanks to our wonderful employees!

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Softability is now also a gold-level Microsoft partner in the Application Integration competency area

20. April, 2021

Softability is already a Microsoft partner in four different competency areas. Previous competencies include implementation of Azure cloud services, mobile development and software development. Now, as our latest achievement, we got the “Gold Application Integration” competency.

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“Assisted reality is here!” – Sharp selected Softability´s XReach as its virtual work platform for enterprise customers

12. March, 2021

Sharp selected Softability as a remote support software supplier for its DynaEdge AR100 smart glass solution. DynaEdge AR100 is a smart glass solution to which Softability offers XReach remote support software tailored for customer needs. Read more!

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XReach remote support solution now also works with smart glasses!

22. February, 2021

XReach solution is a customizable remote support platform that brings many benefits to different areas of the business. Now XReach also works with RealWear HMT-1 smart glasses, allowing you to work completely hands-free. Read more!

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Softability is a Microsoft Mixed Reality Partner!

16. February, 2021

Softability has long been a Microsoft partner in various competence areas, which indicates wide expertise in Microsoft technologies. Cooperation with Microsoft further deepened when Softability was selected in the Microsoft Mixed Reality Partner Program. Read more!

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Sandvik implemented XReach remote support solution for global use!

21. January, 2021

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions implemented Softability´s XReach remote support solution for global use last fall. The solution allows front-line workers to receive company-wide support remotely even in challenging conditions. Now XReach is already in use in Australia, North America expanding to Europe, South America and Asia. Read more!

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Softability is again this year a Great Place to Work® certified workplace!

14. January, 2021

Once again this year, we can proudly say that Softability is one of the best workplaces in Finland. For the fourth year in a row, we achieved the Great Place to Work® certification. Thanks for this achievement belongs to our wonderful employees!

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Light into Darkness – Softability developed an augmented reality application for Valmont to showcase modern smart poles!

18. December, 2020

Softability developed an augmented reality sales and marketing application for Valmont Industries to showcase their modern smart poles. This AR application was created for Microsoft HoloLens 2 smart glasses as well as an iOS tablet. The AR experience was originally developed to be a part of Valmont’s booth at the Frankfurt Light + Building 2020 trade fair. Read more!

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During the corona, spare parts were also replaced remotely – “Now we have learned new ways to act”

26. August, 2020

Remote work also took a huge step forward in manufacturing. Wärtsilä and Kalmar have been developing remote maintenance services for years, but now they finally got a breakthrough.

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There is a need for a remote support solution in boat industry

18. June, 2020

The XReach remote support solution developed by Softability is suitable for maintenance, installation and training needs. According to Blue Ocean Oy, a company specialized in the sale and brokerage of sailboats and motorboats, there is a need for a remote support solution in the boat industry. Read more!

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Softability donated to charity to help families in distress

17. June, 2020

The situation caused by the corona virus has pushed many families into distress. As part of our corporate social responsibility, we donated two percent of last year’s income and a separate donation to Save the Children to support the daily lives of children and families.

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HeadPower Oy relies on Softability’s AR technology expertise!

13. May, 2020

Softability developed an augmented reality application for HeadPower Oy to improve the quality and efficiency of the company’s end customers’ work, as well as customer communication. The primary target group for the application was infrastructure network designers. Network designers have to use many different tools in their work when trying to agree with the landowners on the details of the equipment installations.

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Softability is already a Microsoft partner in three different competency areas – software development, Azure cloud services and mobile development

20. April, 2020

Softability achieved Microsoft “Gold Cloud Platform” competency in Azure cloud services and Microsoft “Silver Windows and Devices” competency in mobile development. The competencies are an indication to Softability’s strong expertise in Microsoft technologies.

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Virtual learning environment HoloLens application developed by Softability, is now available on Microsoft Store

9. April, 2020

The HoloLens application developed by Softability for Perho Culinary, Tourism & Business College, is now available on the Microsoft Store for other schools and companies to download for testing. The application was developed as part of the MR Amis project. Read more!

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For the third year in a row, Softability has been selected as one of the best workplaces in Finland

Softability has been selected as one of the best workplaces in Finland for the third year in a row!

9. March, 2020

For the third year in a row, Softability has been selected as one of the best workplaces in Finland! Based on the Great Place to Work® survey, our company was ranked 27th among the midsize organizations. Thank you for the people of Softability!

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Softability donates 2% of net profits to charity

3. December, 2019

According to Softability’s mission we want to do our part in developing a better world with the help of technology and care. We support selected charity organizations annually by donating 2% of our net profit. In addition, we support Hope organization activities to help indigent families with children.

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VIESTI is from now on XReach!

22. November, 2019

VIESTI Remote Support solution is from now on called XReach!

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Team Robotics seminar at Softability 12.9.

2. September, 2019

Softability hosts the next Team Robotics Breakfast Seminar on September 12th at Martintalo, Vantaa. Come and hear more about XReach remote support solution, the potential of augmented reality and network with the members of Team Robotics. Warmly welcome!

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Juha Asunmaa is the new Business Unit Executive of XR Studio

4. July, 2019

At 2016 Softability expanded its business to X-Reality technologies, and during the past couple of years the XR customer projects and the interest towards our own developed XReach remote support solution has been keeping XR Studio very busy. As the business has grown, Softability decided to hire a Business Unit Executive for XR Studio. Welcome to the team Juha Asunmaa!

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HoloLens application created for Perho was developed closer to a daily education use

18. June, 2019

In the beginning of the year Softability created virtual learning environment with HoloLens application for Perho Culinary, Tourism & Business College. The application guides and instructs user to complete different work stages. As a further development Softability created web based content editing tool for the HoloLens application, so Perho can change and add content into the application by themselves.

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X-Reality is a growing part of business

18. April, 2019

X-Reality technologies belong to the top ten most important technology trends during the next five years. Softability´s Mikko Luukkonen presented in the “Technological breakthrough and possibilities for schools and companies” event why companies should invest X-Reality technologies already now.

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MyTech program introduces students in technology industry

4. March, 2019

Softability is supporting MyTech program, which is realized in middle and high schools. Program strengthens phenomenon-based project learning and introduces students to technology companies. Karakallio 8th graders visited Softability and got a preview of what technology industry has to offer.

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Softability is one of the Finland´s greatest workplaces

13. February, 2019

Softability is one of the Finland’s greatest workplaces in 2019. Based on the Great Place to Work® survey our company was ranked to 26th place in middle-sized´s companies league. We are honoured to receive this kind of credit, but the real reward is found from our work community. “Warm thank you for beloved people of Softability – it is wonderful to work with you!”

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XR Studio created virtual learning environment with Hololens for Perho Culinary, Tourism & Business College

7. February, 2019

XR Studio created virtual learning environment with Hololens Mixed Reality application for Perho Culinary, Tourism & Business College. The application guides and instructs user to complete different work stages in a kitchen and dining room. User controls the Hololens application with gaze and gestures and allows user to work hands-free.

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Softability is Great Place to Work® certified

21. December, 2018

92% of Softability´s employees think that Softability is a great place to work! Softability was granted Great Place to Work® certificate based on the excellent result. Thank you, all Softability´s employees, for such a great workplace!

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XR Challenge Final report

14. December, 2018

XR Challenge Final was arranged on 18.-19.9.2018 at Tampere Mediapolis where Softability was one of the finalists. The day after the Final concentrated on the XR-seminar where Softability also participated in. The seminar gathered almost 200 XR-industry experts and people who were interested in the industry. Besides the exhibition there were also three XR-specialists giving speeches on the XR industry.

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VIESTI remote support solution helps manufacturing services

14. December, 2018

Viesti remote support solution uses smart ticketing system. Video and audio communication system brings field workers and experts together all over the world in real-time.

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Softability donates to charity

31. July, 2018

Softability supports selected charity organizations annually with donations. As part of our social responsibility, we share 2 percent of this year’s net profits directly to charity. In addition, in July, we made a donation to Hope organization to help indigent families with children.

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Softability XR Challenge Finalist

Softability selected for XR Challenge Final!

12. June, 2018

Softability is in the XR Challenge Final! With the competition the industry players Fastems, Glaston and Valmet are looking for the best XR solutions to solve their challenges. XR Challenge culminates in the final on 18 September, where eight finalists are competing. Good luck for the finalists!

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Softability - Microsoft Cloud Platform partner

Softability is a certified Microsoft Partner also in Azure cloud services

22. May, 2018

Softability has achieved Microsoft Silver Cloud Platform competency in the implementation of Azure cloud services. Cloud Platform certification is a proof of Softability’s solid Microsoft Azure expertise and a number customer solutions that have been implemented to Azure cloud.

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Softability is a Microsoft Gold Partner

Softability is a qualified Microsoft Gold Partner in Application Development for 13 years

13. April, 2018

Softability qualifies the highest Gold Partner level in Microsoft’s partner program for software development. Gold Application Development competence proves that Softability has the knowledge and expertise to build quality software for its customers with Microsoft technologies.

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Softability at Iot lab event

Softability is participating in the IoT Lab on 17.-18. April

12. April, 2018

Softability’s Mikko Luukkonen and Max Sandberg are participating in the IoT Lab event, organized as part of the IoT Nordic Week at Kattilahalli on 17-18 April. Welcome to our stand to meet Mikko and Max.

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Team Robotics seminar at Softability 22.3.

9. March, 2018

Softability hosts the Team Robotics Breakfast Seminar on March 22nd at Vantaa. Welcome to hear Softability’s presentation about VIESTI remote support solution and the potential of augmented reality. Come and hear more about Team Robotics network and get to know the members!

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Softability ranks among Finland’s best workplaces

16. February, 2018

Softability has been awarded as one of Finland’s best workplaces in 2018. Our company took the 21st place in the ranking made By the Great Place to Work Institute Finland. Softability received the award with joy and gratitude: “Thanks to all our employees – Together we have achieved this!”

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Softability achieved Great Place to Work -certificate

19. December, 2017

Softability Group Oy is proven to be a Great Place to Work! Softability has achieved Great Place to Work® certificate with excellent result. Thanks to all our employees, we have done great job and we will continue to develop and cherish the work together.

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VR / AR Industry of Finland survey by FIVR and Tekes

18. December, 2017

Read the VR/AR industry of Finland survey – made by FIVR for Tekes. Softability is one of the augmented / mixed reality companies described in the report.

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Mikko Luukkonen, Sales Manager @ Softability Group Oy

Softability at EIT Digital Innovation Day 2017

11. December, 2017

Softability is participating in the EIT Digital Innovation Day 2017 at Dipoli, Otaniemi on Tuesday 12.12, where Softability’s Mikko Luukkonen is on stage.

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VIESTI Release at Slush – Visit our Booth A.36

24. November, 2017

Softability Studio releases VIESTI Remote Support Solution at Slush. Visit our booth A.36 at startup demo area on Friday 1st of December, or book a meeting with us. We will be around the venue also on Thursday the 30th of November. See you at #Slush17!

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See future VR / AR applications at HUS VR Lab

21. November, 2017

Softability is one of the companies presenting AR/MR solutions at HUS Virtual Reality Laboratory at Biomedicum (4th floor), where you can try future healthcare AR/VR applications. HUS VR Lab is open to public. Welcome!

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Meet us at Slush!

14. November, 2017

Come meet us at Slush in Helsinki Expo Centre on November 30th / December 1st. We’ll be showcasing our new Remote Support solution VIESTI.

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Suomen Vahvimmat - Strongest in Finland

Softability earned Strongest in Finland -certificate

12. June, 2017

Softability Group Oy has obtained the Strongest in Finland -certificate with the best possible rating AAA. It is a proof of Softability’s reliability and excellent financial situation.

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Seppo Matikainen

Softability Grows Profitably and Invests in Augmented Reality Business, New Chairman of the Board Started

1. June, 2017

Softability’s turnover and profit grew last year and the company continues its profitable growth. “This year Softability invests in Augmented Reality Business”, says Softability Group Oy’s new board chairman Seppo Matikainen (in the picture).

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Softability - Augmented Reality

AR equipment to aid service and maintenance

11. April, 2017

Augmented reality applications and wearable technology can aid the work of service and maintenance teams in the field in a variety of ways. They can benefit from remote support and receive working instructions on their smart glasses. In addition, AR technology e.g. enables equipment identification, 3D visualization. It also leaves hands free to do the work.

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Softability's CEO Janne Repo

Softability on the Growth Path

30. March, 2017

Softability Group has been selected to a Growth Path program, which is Finland’s biggest company growth sparring program, Kasvu Open.

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