The cover story features Märt Kroodo, the founder and CEO of 1oT – the company that aims to make stupid devices smart. 1oT has recently launched an eSIM card that will help any device equipped with a chip to connect to the internet and speak a common language with any other device while being independent from telecoms.
The future will be born in Estonia as the state as well as companies are taking decisive steps toward becoming a 5G test country. The collaboration between TalTech, which offers higher education in tech, the network operator Telia and the global technology leader Ericsson has only been one of the first steps in becoming a leader when it comes to 5G-related activities.
While 5G communication networks are becoming part of our everyday life, the Estonian researchers at the University of Tartu are busy developing a graphene-based sensor nose which allows smartphone users to get immediate notifications about their environment. Top-level scientific research is also collaborating with the cosmetics sector in order to develop new and effective skin-care products.
Additionally you can read about how German companies are discovering the digital ’wonderland’ and how Arvato Financial Solutions is expanding its Tallinn IT operations.
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