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In Tonttula – Elves Hideaway, you will not miss the flames of the sky!
The Aurora Watcher sends a push notification on your smartphone, about the visibility of the northern lights, by showing the glow on the screen and with sound alarm.
Tonttula – Elves Hideaway in Levi, has published the Tonttula app! However, it is not just an application, but it also contains some very specific information.
Now you no longer need to be in the guard of the night sky, and wait to see some revelations of the Northern Lights. By downloading the free Tonttula – Elves Hideaway app, it’s Aurora Watcher will do it for you!
There are three open-source data used in the unique Aurora Watcher, and it is first of its kind. The probability of the Northern Lights is reported, based on Levi and Sodankylä region’s magnetic field of the upper atmosphere observations, sun rise and sun set time data and cloudiness information.
Tarinakylät – Village Stories app presents the magnificent villages of Lapland!
In the winter time you can do much more than just ski in Lapland. Six idyllic and legendary villages of Lapland, offer besides fantastic views, also lots of funny and exciting stories, and narration about how people used to live there and how they live today. There is a video story on the each point of interest of the village.
You can download the Tarinakylät – Village Stories app for free, and choose Finnish or English from the language options. By downloading the village route to your phone’s memory, you can also use it offline!
Together for the better services!
During the month of February, we have been involved in many different projects. Services and everyday fluency have become a very important topic nowdays, both in Finland and internationally. With great enthusiasm, interest and know-how we bring our own contribution to the development of services and teaching.
In the DOBit network, we put the heads together!
We assembled with the DOBit network (Datasta oivalluksia ja bisnestä), hosted by Forum Virium Helsinki. One aim of the co-operation is to make cities even smarter and more efficient by combining data analytics and service design!
Read more from the COSS
PINO Network and the Polar Bear Pitching!
Citynomadi presented SchoolNomadi at the Polar Bear Pitching in Oulu Areena, at the PINO Networking stand. Pino Network represents and promotes Nordic innovations in the field of education. The pitches in the icy water of the Baltic Sea, offered some shivery atmosphere.
Citynomadi participated in KETI GoDigital! event, which was helping the local entrepreneurs to get more familiar with technology. Together with some other technology companies, Citynomadi was telling about our services and how the companies in Central Karelia could benefit by using them.
Take a tour in Finland!
Welcome to the Lapland’s Village Stories!
The Village Stories project has been carried out in villages Kierinki, Vuotso, Suvanto, Kairala, Oinas and Joutsijärvi including local history, culture and stories collected and chosen by the locals. Themes of the videos are local everyday life, myths, fantasy stories, funny coincidences, history and legends. All videos have English subtitles!
You can download the free application called Village Stories on Google Play and App Store. Make sure that you download the selected villages for offline use! Then you don’t need any mobile data or roaming.
1918 – one hundred years from the Finnish Civil War!
A hundred years ago, in January 27, started the Finnish Civil War, which is remembered by various events this year. One of the most prominent places in the bloody battles was Tampere and its neighbouring municipalities. Citynomadi has published a Tampere Battle Route – Tampereen Taistelu to explore the phases and events of the war in their right places.
Marketing at the Matka Nordic Travel Fair!
There is already plenty of Citynomadi’s routes, from the south to the north of Finland! On The Matka Nordic Travel Fair, Salla, Oulu and Tuusulanjärvi showed their own ways of marketing their Nomadi routes.
There are lots of effective ways to promote and inform travellers. In addition to the printed material, Nomadi routes can be seen, for example, as embedded in the web sites, on display boards, in the social media and videos.
See also Citynomad’s own YouTube channel!
Merry Christmas and Seasonal Greetings!
Tiera’s event of digital learning focused on the different ways of learning!
At the event of development of digital learning, there were lot to offer to schools, teachers and students. In the afternoon, we held two SchoolNomadi workshops, on topics such as phenomena-learning and play-based learning.
Mobile map to the Metsokangas school!
As the themes of the Fast Experiments of the Metsokangas community center were chosen the theme of the school community for the environment, safety and user-friendliness of the area. Citynomadi carries out the campus guide map.
Smart City Barcelona!
We participated together with SmartTampere in the Smart City event in Barcelona, and we also made a very successful indoor location demo. It is available in the Nomadi application under the name ‘Nordic’s Pavilion indoor demo’.
Innovation time at the BHRC Hackathon!
At the BHTC Hackathon, at the Tampere University of Technology, we discussed the idea of cooperation between Citynomadi and Moodmetric. The Nomadi application was combined with the Moodometric Stress Level Metering Ring, whereby the user’s location was recorded in the traffic, and the stress levels were shown on the map. Such solutions are worthy in traffic planning.
The stories of the 100 years old Finland on the map!
During the year 2017, that is a Finland’s 100 years anniversary, Citynomadi was part of the Finland100 (Suomi100) program. On the Citynomadi’s Finland100 wall were assembled the routes related to major events and achievements of every year of the independent Finland. Congratulations once again to the independent Finland!
It’s A Game Time!
Outdoor and Indoor!
Did you know that our mobile routes work just as well indoors, as outdoors?
We can also attach different kinds of maps for outdoors and indoors spaces of the same route!
#Mobileroute #Nomadi #Indoorpositioning #GPS #App #Ips
New routes in Oulu!
City parks of Oulu consist of parks, statues and plants. Originally the purpose of the city parks of Oulu was to improve fire safety of many wood-made houses in the city, but nowadays it’s mostly used to refresh the citizens.
Get familiar with the parks online, or even better, go explore there with Citynomadi’s Nomadi App
Among the park route, Oulu has made six other amazing routes. You can collect all of them!
#Oulu #Nordic #City #Park #Nomadi
Game your health!
We participated the Games for Health event in Kuopio, where the main goal was to find the good and effective ways to use gamfication in improvement and monitoring health. Citynomadi gave a talk of gamificating in the urban and nature areas.
Here you can get familiar with WellNomadi, and find your own fun ways to maintain your well-being!
Watch our short WellNomadi-video on YouTube
Moomin Museum App, now even handier!
We’ve updated the Android and iOS Moomin Museum App recently!
It is available for free on Google Play and App Store. Just search for Moomin Museum!
Locate yourself in the Museum and let the stories come to you! The blue ball on a map will tell you where you are at the moment, and switching the floors is easy by clicking the green bubbles on the right.
More adventurous information than you ever could expect! Photos, graphics, quotes, anecdotes, audios, and the most important thing, find out the photo booths in the museum.
We celebrated education at the Oppimisen Fiesta event!
Citynomadi was participating with its own SchoolNomadi stand at the Oppimisen Fiesta education event in the Finlandia Hall. Especially the gaming theme was popular this year. It was wonderful to see the teachers’ enthusiasm in improving their students’ motivation and learning results using the fun and modern methods!
#OppimisenFiesta #teacher #school #pupil #education #SchoolNomadi #Helsinki
Eventful, Actionful Autumn!
Our indoor positioning partner IndoorAtlas has published an article about our Moomin museum app, which guides the visitors right from the hallway to the museum attractions in two floors.
We participated in the networking event AlihankintaHEAT, where we also created an indoor positioning map using the IndoorAtlas technology.
Geographic information magazine Positio has published a one page article about Citynomadi’s achievements, clients and products, but first of all, where are the most exiting places to visit and how to get there!
The printed version of the Positio magasine 3/2017 is already available, and the e-journal comes out soon!
Powerful speaks and interesting meetings at the Nordic Business Forum!
There was a very imposing feeling at the Nordic Business Forum, when over 7000 people from over 40 countries gathered together to listen speaks about work culture, money structure, climate changing, motivation and courage! Among many other speakers Severn Cullis-Suzuki aka “the girl who silenced the world for 5 minutes”, Sir Richard Branson, Nick Vujicic and Will Smith nailed it!
Of course, we had bunch of new, interesting contacts and tried some new local flavors such as home crickets, prepared by Jyrki Sukula and his team.
SchoolNomadi takes students out of the class room!
Citynomadi was running a SchoolNomadi demo in the event of the Moving School, Liikkuva koulu project in Kuopio!
The teachers are eager to learn more of the new digital means and methods!
Check out SchoolNomadi on citynomadi.com
The brand new cemetery route of Espoo!
The cemetery route of Espoo is a brand new mobile route, by which you get to know 35 interesting stories from the past: In the cemetery rest in peace several athletes, politicians and artists – people who have had their impact on the Finnish everyday life. With the stories of the mobile route, the place becomes like a living history book!
What is the most interesting story from your point of view?
#Espoo #Cemetery #Church #Mobileroute #History #App #Nomadi
Our projects in China!
Sino-Nordic workshop, organized by Pivot5 ja Comb+ in Beijing got its climax in the roadshow, when we had the pitching day for the Chinese investors and business partners! With
#Suomihealth, #1oT, #Idifa, #Zupersoft, #Musicinfo, #Flexound, #Beibamboo #Oviko #ArcticAir #Zadaa & our translator #Zikang.
We were also glad to be part of Kasvun Roihu Oy event in Shanghai, where the most promising growth companies of Finland met interesting growth partners of Shanghai!
Autumn Coloured Videos!
Watch on YouTube
Helsinki Desing Week starts 7th September!
Citynomadi participates in the annual Helsinki Design Week Festival with an awesome mobile game – Designers of 100-year-old Finland! The game is available during the whole week, so grab your mobile device and challenge your knowledge about Finnish history and design. Playing is completely free and open to everyone in Nomadi app.
We have a new watercolor map platform, that gives you an amazing feeling, like walking inside an artwork.
So, mark the date 7.–17.9 in your calendar, and download Nomadi from you app store!
The competition resolves on 17.9. after the playtime ends. Good luck!
Can you beat Willhelmina and Violetta in this game?
#HDW2017 #Finland100 #design
Indoor positioning is here!
You can implement indoor positioning in any great indoor space, like for example in hospitals, shopping malls and industrial plants. But what value does indoor positioning have, and how to utilize it?
Watch the video on YouTube and find out!
#Indoorpositioning #IndoorAtlas #Nomadi
Citynomadi proudly presents Moomin Museum mobile guide!
On the Moomin Museum’s gala event there was a large info screen revealed in the hall way of the Tampere hall. Along with some interesting facts about Tove Jansson’s life, there are information about Moomin Museum guidance app in 7 languages.
In the magical atmosphere of the Moomin Museum, mobile guiding makes your visit even better. If you don’t believe, check this video on YouTube!
#Moominmuseum #Moomin #mobileguide #Tampere #Nomadi #Мумитролль #ムーミン #Mumin
Over 11 000 visits of the Turku Tall Ship Race mobile map in one weekend!
There was a staggering amount of visits of the mobile map in Turku Tall Ship Race event in July! The event was held on 20th-23th July and that weekend alone gathered over 11 000 mobile map visits.
#TallShipsTurku #TallShipRace #Eventmap #Nomadi
VillageNomadi tells some gripping stories of villages!
At the moment VillageNomadi has six routes in different villages around Finland. With these routes you can find out how those villages have been built, grown and developed, who have been in charge of them and what are their sources of livelihood and strengths.
We are in the Moomin Museum!
So exciting – Moomin Museum had its grand opening in June 17th in Tampere!
There were lots of fantastic art, and also creative ways to use mobile technology
The chief of exhibition Virpi Nikkari describes the challenge to choose the art works, sensitivity of the graphics, digital means that will enhance the experience in the new museum, multidiscipline team working day and night.
Read the whole story in the local newspaper, Aamulehti. It’s only in Finnish, but the Moomin Museum is in various languages!
Citynomadi proudly presents the app for the world’s one and only Moomin Museum in Tampere, Finland!
Indoor positioning in the museum, additional, multilingual information for the exhibition, choose from the dramatized or fact guidance, audios, photos and graphics, also the site map of the Tampere hall to spend the whole day there! The Moomin Museum is dim so the mobile app will give you more information of the exhibition.
The Moomin Museum app is available on iOS and Android.
#Moomin #Museum #art #comics #exhibition #Tampere #Finland
Take Citynomadi app with you and go for a fun trip from Viinikka to Messukylä. On the route you will find cute gardens and fresh forest, for example.
If you can’t take the route physically, also online version is worth a visit: You are able to visit some of the places virtually. VirtualTampere offers very authentic experience.
#Pilgrimage #Tampere #VirtualTampere #Citynomadi
50 000 Observations in TiiraNomadi!
Have you seen some fun looking birds this spring and summer? There were over 50 000 bird observations made with TiiraNomadi and 1000 observations on the first weekend of May alone!
With TiiraNomadi you will be able to add new species of your own observation more easily in the nature even without mobile data. When you are connected to the web again, upload your observations to the tiira.fi database.
Get yours on your Android Nomadi mobile by this link:
We are Museums #WAM2017
What happened in Riga’s workshop? The attendees dived under the skin of Nomadi and explored the streets of Riga to listen to the stories of the city and how they feel about them.
On the third day in Riga Citynomadi was presenting the museum map app at TechLovesCulture. Nicely crowded, smooth atmosphere, interesting discussions!
Museums may have a gameful app, both with indoor and outdoor positioning to boost the visitor experience. And it is not too expensive!
Read more about the event on:
#Nomadi #app #map #stories #museum #exhibition #Latvia #Riga #WAM2017
Finland100 and you!
See all our Finland100 routes in Citynomadi’s Finland100
As a route of year the 1957 we introduce Sibelius in Paris.
He composed several significant pieces, like his seven symphonies and the tone poem Finlandia to support the Finnish-minded of the early 20th century. Sibelius liked to travel and work abroad, like for example in Paris.
See and listen to the footsteps of Sibelius in Paris: Sibelius in Paris
While in Paris, download the Nomadi app to guide you on your walk on app.citynomadi.com.
#Finland100 #Paris #Sibelius #Music #art #symphony #together
100 years – 100 routes
What’s going on in Citynomadi in April 2017?
Join us to celebrate the centenary of Finland! We have the project called 100 Years – 100 Routes. How to join?
Explore and Create your own route and Share it by tagging it with the year that describes you story best. We are looking for the new routes for every year, also abroad.
Have a look at our website: 100 Years – 100 Routes on citynomadi.com
Get aquanted to the Pilgrimage routes in Tampere area by visiting pilgrim.citynomadi.com. They are created by the Federation of Tampere Evangelist Lutheran Parishes and there will be altogether 20 of them by the end of this year. Take a FREE Nomadi app to guide you!
Have a look at the philosophy of the Pilgrimage routes on videos: Tampere – Pilgrimage routes around the area!
Have a look at the RAW BY NATURE white label app! Get yours on Google Play or App Store for FREE!
Get the FREE Nomadi app for your adventures on app.citynomadi.com
Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year!
Photo of Dave and Santeri by Kalle Koljander.
UltraHack and 3D Stops On Maps
We made a build environment & participation trial together with Sweco. As a result we created a participation app in UltraHack last weekend at the former railway machinery premises in Bruno, Helsinki.
What’s the novelty? Watch the video, and admire the flexibility of Nomadi app: 3D models on map, voting feature, and real time video underground. SwatNoMads gained the third place in the build environment track! Video on You Tube
With Team Finland in Smart City Barcelona
We had a booth with Team Finland in Barcelona’s Smart City Event in November. Read the whole story here by Tekes: Finnish Smart Solutions at Barcelona Smart City Expo 15.-17.11.2016
Myyr York Street Art City
Graffitis in suburbs, there are a good number of them around the world. Now you can enjoy the street art at home via Citynomadi’s map. A brand new graffiti map of Myyr York Street Art City consists of 50 graffitis in the suburb area!
… and take a virtual walk in one of the famous suburbs in Finland with Nomadi app. Search for Vantaa, and you’ll get Myyr York Street Art City Graffiti map in front of you!
Find Your Robot Bus!
To find your pal, in this case the robot bus to pick you up, in the surroundings seems to be important to a number of our business partners. We made it! And we can adjust the feature according to your company’s needs.
The Robot Bus was run by Sohjoa.fi project.
100 Years, 100 Routes – The Footsteps of Finland
Citynomadi’s ‘100 years, 100 routes – Paces of Finland’ is a part of the programme for the centenary of Finland’s independence in 2017.
We gather the routes connected to the theme during this autumn. If you have an idea, just contact us!
Nomadi for Android, iOS and even for Windows Phone for FREE! Get yours on app.citynomadi.com