Selected Success Stories
Read about Kaitotek’s success stories and how our customers are utilizing Qosium and our services in their business.
Fujitsu is at the forefront of digitalization and digital systems. Their innovative IT services help their customers create new business. Fujitsu Finland Oy has 2 200 employees serving their customers in Finland and Estonia. Qosium enables Fujitsu Finland to monitor the quality of their connected services at a new level, improving their customer satisfaction even further.
Modern ports require high-quality communication networks for efficient, reliable, and safe operations. Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is a world’s leading provider of cargo handling solutions and uses Kaitotek’s Qosium in R&D for ensuring communications quality of their connected systems.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
VTT is one of the Europe’s leading research institutions. They use Qosium in a wide variety of research and customer projects. Especially, their need for Qosium relates to their activities on researching new mobile network technologies. For example, 5G is not only about high data rates, but it also aims to satisfy the strict QoS requirements of mission-critical communications.
University of Oulu
6G Flagship of the University of Oulu, is a world-class research program focusing on future wireless communications technologies. 6G Flagship supports industry in the adoption of 5G by carrying out large pilots using its commercially compatible 5G Test Network (5GTN). 5GTN utilizes Kaitotek’s Qosium as a tool for both research and education to produce accurate information on the performance of experimental systems and developed algorithms.
Topcon Healthcare Solutions
Topcon is a provider of innovative healthcare products. Their solutions rely on mission critical software, and Kaitotek provides them with software development services related to medical applications.
Axis is a world-leading network and security camera provider with an extensive offering for audiovisual products. Qosium measurement is available to Axis devices, including cameras, video encoders, door stations, and audio systems. Qosium enables Axis’ customers to rely on connected camera systems in increasingly mission-critical use cases.
South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences
Xamk has deployed a state-of-the-art 5G network to the Port of HaminaKotka, the biggest port in Finland. It provides research and industry with a test and innovation platform to develop new logistics and port applications upon the most recent 5G technology. Xamk uses Qosium to measure the network quality, with plans on continuous situational awareness for logistics services.
Centria University of Applied Sciences
Centria has provided industry, researchers, and their students with an advanced and continuously progressing network test platform to develop and innovate new communications systems and services for over ten years. Their R&D activity also comprises cyber security and critical connected solutions. Kaitotek’s Qosium enables QoS aspect for network performance measurements, field tests, and development work.
Turku University of Applied Sciences
TUAS is strongly involved in research, development, and innovation activities, in addition to providing multidisciplinary education. They, among others, design and deploy wireless network systems, conduct field tests, and verify various IT communications systems in practical use cases. TUAS uses Kaitotek’s Qosium solution for measuring network QoS accurately in real environments where Qosium is at its best.
Tampere University is a Finnish multidisciplinary university, also conducting high-quality education and research in the field of wireless communications. Their active areas in communications are much related to radio interface and signal processing. Besides the strong theoretical competence, they also carry out experimental work related to, e.g., 5G and future communications technologies. As a part of this, Kaitotek’s Qosium is an essential instrument used.
Arizona State University
A research laboratory in School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) (Phoenix, US), utilizes Qosium in a variety of communications and network research works.
During recent years, insulation of buildings has improved substantially. However, better insulation typically results in a stronger attenuation of radio waves. Consequently, mobile network quality indoors has become an increasing problem. To respond to the problem, Lammin Ikkuna Oy has developed an innovative Signal Window product. But, what is the real benefit of the product to end-users’ mobile experience? Lammin Ikkuna is studying this with the help of Kaitotek’s expertise and the Qosium solution.
Dynimlabs designs and manufactures HDR video modules and intelligent software for video analysis, and pattern and shape recognition. Kaitotek provides Dynimlabs with design & development services to assist them in reaching their high standards.
KNL Networks (Kyynel) develops and manufactures revolutionary HF-radio equipment, and offers a world-wide communications service, while also continuously designing new technologies. In their product development and testing, KNL also uses Kaitotek’s Qosium.
European Regional Development Fund
Qosium product development for international markets and new customer sectors has been supported by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
European Space Agency
Qosium’s predecessor is deployed in two prototypes for ESA. In project UNISONO, it is used to provide precise QoS information on a satellite connection handover system for immersive telerobotic control traffic. In project QuoTe, the measurement solution is integrated as part of a telemedicine video system, providing QoE information.
Qosium Is Everywhere
”In the end, only network QoS is what matters”
Qosium is not just for network professionals. Today, all industry fields find networks and their performance increasingly critical for safe, efficient, and reliable operation. Qosium is a solution without boundaries on application fields.
Along Industry 4.0, an ever increasing number of industrial machines rely on wireless technology. Qosium helps manufacturers understand how connectivity issues affect their products.
Logistics & Maritime
Automation of transport hubs, such as harbors, adopts the power of networks. To keep operations safe and efficient, high-quality networks need to cover the whole operational areas at all times. Qosium identifies the problem points and times before other solutions.
Indoor wireless coverage is an increasing issue and new solutions to mitigate the problem emerge. With Qosium, the real advantage of new innovative construction materials can be verified in practice. Market real benefit, not just decibels.
In the healthcare sector, even short-term service interruptions and small network quality impairments can be fatal. To avoid network problems from escalating to major dangers, Qosium’s accurate and real-time data steps in.
Wireless technology has enabled autonomous and remote operations in many new industry fields. Qosium lets you know the problem areas and anticipate safety stop situations caused by connectivity problems.
Autonomous driving is a combination of advanced sensor technology and communications. High-quality vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infastructure communications make driving safer, and Qosium makes applications trust on that the data is exchanged reliably.
Qosium brings a whole new aspect to regular network monitoring and management. Qosium can monitor network quality over different links at all times, or used for troubleshooting problem areas to know the problem in detail.
Aviation & Space
Aviation industry has some of the strictest performance requirements for telecommunication, and this applies to the measurement tools as well. Qosium has its roots in research. It’s built with precision and reliability as priorities.
Wireshark is a powerful tool to diagnose network traffic in detail. Qosium enables you measure quickly the problem from applications perspective and see individual traffic flows. When needed, detailed protocol level analysis can be carried out with Wireshark easily by using Qosium’s remote packet capture feature.
Research & Education
Qosium grew up in research world. Qosium is still a powerful tool in all research work across different fields. It is also a great tool for familiarizing students to networks’ performance. Academic licenses are available.
Critical Public Services
In critical services, such as emergency centers, even short-term connection problems can lead to situations where human lives are prone to danger. Qosium is at its best to monitor the quality of such connected critical real-time services.
Radio & Network Devices
Qosium can be integrated into network devices hosting, for example, embedded Linux-based OS. This allows manufacturers to further extend their performance monitoring capabilities and develop new innovations on top of that. Making communications quality-driven is now possible.