Driving into the Sunset
Secto, Finland’s leading car leasing company, approached DK&A with the task to revamp their mobile application targeting drivers.
Secto’s brief was three-fold: rewrite the codebase to improve the app’s stability and scalability, do a UX overhaul to improve usability and allow for a gradual introduction of new services over time. Secto also identified the need to smooth interaction with drivers for both periodic and ad hoc needs.
BlueSwan Cryptocurrency Platform
BlueSwan needed a platform for aggregating cryptocurrency news and market data for industrial investors, a tool crucial for making quick decisions. DK&A developed the blockchain startup a platform which includes advanced analytical computations based on regulatory, market, and development factors.
Shaping the Future
Sharper Shape creates purpose-built sensor systems, cloud-based analysis and applications for the utility asset inspections. Company’s core expertise is the sensors and automated analysis software for inspections – making it safe, fast and affordable.
We helped Sharper Shape create an Automatic Detailed Inspection application.
Elektrobit Car Companion
DK&A built an application for Elektrobit that allows users to book an autonomous taxi with the wave of a hand.
In addition, Elektrobit wanted to impress OEMs with its ability to offer integrated travel experiences so DK&A built a companion app that allowed drivers to plan the trip, continue the experience in-car, and control some car features.
Everything is Connected
VTT, Finland’s state-run research, development, and innovation hub, asked DK&A to help with the structuring and productization of VTT CityTune®, a set of tools and services designed to aid urban planning.
Through co-creation workshops and interviews, we helped VTT to define repeatable service modules, which are a combination of digital service capabilities and deep expert consulting.
Video Contest Platform for TopSpot
Brands and sponsors constantly look for new ways to advertise their products and services. Social media proofed to be very successful in e-commerce to connect them with their fans and followers.
DK&A designed and engineered a social media video contest platform that allows the user to create competitions (comps) about anything and post videos into other people’s comps. Users can participate in public comps that anyone can enter, or choose to stick to private comps for just them and their friends.
The Road Ahead
HERE Technologies provides mapping, geospatial data and services to companies such as Audi, BMW and Microsoft.
DK&A has been working closely with HERE over the past few years. We have been supporting teams throughout the whole company by creating marketing demos, supporting their research and development efforts, and helping establish ways to present their HD Live Map offering. We also helped HERE in building the user experience for their Open Location Platform targeted at engineers, data scientists and managers.
Exsed activity tracking
UKK Institute asked DK&A to design and build a digital service for tracking personal activity and motivating users. Exsed allows people to monitor their physical activity as well as sleep quality and quantity.
DK&A designed and engineered the whole system for Exsed product, including iOS and Android apps, software for the Movesense BLE sensor to interact with mobile apps, backend for authentication, data storage and firmware management.
Maritime community Loki
DK&A designed and developed Loki, an open, free-of-charge maritime web service and community, created and maintained by the John Nurminen Foundation. Launched in 2016, Loki collects and shares stories, museum content and the best destination tips from citizens and organizations alike.
The idea is that Loki users publish in Loki information and stories that are interesting to anyone interested in the maritime life, culture and history.
The Frictionless Experience
In May 2017, Virgin Hyperloop One had their first full test trial and it was a major success. They were seen by many Hyperloop observers as leading the technology. But because they had worked in secret, most people were unaware of their successes.
That’s when they got in touch with DK&A: it was time for them to convince investors, governments, and the public at large that Hyperloop was real, it deserved investment and excitement, and that Virgin Hyperloop One was the one to deliver it.