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Working at Electria

The most important resource of Electria is the motivated, enthusiastic, and proficient staff. Our activities are mainly project-based. We search continuously for talent to join us. If you’re interested in working on one of Electria’s...
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SunEdu Interviews

Several of our students and staff traveled to Tanzania to conduct user research and oversee the piloting of the SunEdu electronic learning environment. In these interviews, we asked them to share their experiences, so we can...
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Finnish PM, International Development Minister Visit Tanzania

On Wednesday, 29th of January, Tanzanian Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda met with Finnish guests including Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen and Minister for International Development Pekka Haavisto. Tanzanian President Kikwete also spoke at the event, particularly...
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OpenRISC Tutorial – Linux on DE0-Nano. Part I: Simulator.

Introduction This tutorial is essentially an expanded version of OpenRISC tutorial from Kevin Mehall. We are covering the latest tools and code as of November 2013. Our tutorial is divided into the following sections: Building a...
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ORPSoCv3 Tutorial

In the continuing efforts to build an effective, automated battery testing system using FPGA, Electria’s engineers have evaluated a number of soft CPU devices and settled on OpenRISC’s System on Chip (ORPSoC) device. Though device...
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Battery Testing at Electria

Electria is testing batteries for suitability in the HealthSens wearable sensors. Choosing a battery for this device is particularly difficult because of aesthetic and technical requirements; the device must lie flat and be invisible under...
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Head of Unit to Speak at Open Innovations Conference, Moscow

Sami Kalliokoski, the Director of Metropolia University of Applied Science’s R&D unit Electria, will speak at the Open Innovations conference in Moscow. He and professors from other Finnish higher education institutions will speak in a...
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SunEdu Project

SunEdu’s pilot project is underway at the Kigonzile primary school in Iringa, Tanzania. Students and teachers are testing the electronic learning environment devices developed by Electria and partner organizations. User research was conducted in the...
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Metropolia UAS & VTT explore product life cycle monitoring

What Kind of Life Cycle do Products Have? Significant savings can be achieved by efficient product lifecycle management. Metropolia’s research center Electria, VTT, and a number of other business partners had a two-year cooperation project...
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Electronic Newspaper Broadcast Pilot in China

The Electria team completed an electronic newspaper pilot in China. The pilot took place in Shaghai and Fungyang. The content was distributed via digital TV network and viewed with a 3,8 mm thick e-reader device...
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