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PuzzleIoT the next modular router and gateway

In the beginning there was a modular gateway, and it was good Have you noticed the increasing public pressure to do something about the electronics waste problem? Are you concerned that your privacy and the privacy of your organisation is being violated? Are you facing an increasing complexity within your IoT fleet and struggle with vendor lock-ins? We are nodding, are you? PuzzleIoT modular gateway, and router, is here to relieve you from all these issues. We at Circular Devices

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Why Flexible Funding?

An Indiegogo flexible campaign means that we can keep the money even if we do not reach the goal. But that doesn’t mean that the project is going to disappear if the goal is not reached. Mainly because we have public and private funds for R&D as you can check here. As you see we didn’t came out of the blue, neither our partners: we have been planning and working in

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PuzzlePhone goes crowdfunding in Indiegogo

Espoo, October 26th 2015. Circular Devices Ltd., the Finnish startup behind the PuzzlePhone modular devices, announces today that as PuzzlePhone nears its product release in 2016, market validation of our product and idea is becoming ever more important. Hence, we’re going crowdfunding to allow individuals to vote with their wallets for the kind of future they want with their hearts. Consumers told us a long-lasting smartphone was a great idea.

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PuzzlePhone CEO on the PuzzlePhone Compatible Open Standard

2015 has been a very active year for Circular Devices. Since its participation in 4YFN/MWC 2015, the company has been working to develop and enhance its internal business structure, securing funds to continue operations, as well as developing a high-quality partners network to ensure the long term success of the PuzzlePhone device, the PuzzlePhone Compatible Open Standard, and the reshoring of the design, engineering, and manufacturing capacities back to Europe.

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PuzzlePhone goes crowdfunding!

Finally (and for the first time), you have the opportunity to cast a vote for the kind of world you want. Together we’ll end planned obsolescence: the upgradable smartphone is coming! PuzzlePhone’s Crowdfunding campaign begins… soon! Subscribe and be the first to know. As PuzzlePhone nears its product release in 2016, market validation of our idea is becoming ever more important. Hence, we’re going crowdfunding to allow individuals to vote with

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Tapani Jokinen shares the vision of the PuzzlePhone design team

Tapani Jokinen is the VP of Design at Circular Devices, is a visionary designer, inventor and design management professional with more than 20 years experience in various capacities and global locations. Tapani Jokinen has been the Lead Designer for Nokia 3310 and Nokia 1100 which are to date the most popular mobile phones in the World. Also leaded visionary concepts like, Nokia AIR, HumanForm and Nokia Kinetic Device. How and

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Going Northern, PuzzlePhone starts development in Oulu

Circular Devices has been involved with the Finnish heart and soul of the cell phone R&D in Oulu from the beginning. PuzzlePhone signed it’s first cooperation agreement with Grant4Com in November 2014, and since then interaction with Oulu has been intensified until becoming one of the key locations for the PuzzlePhone development. Summer 2015 has been a very active one for Circular Devices, resulting in the expansion of the PuzzlePhone

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PuzzlePhone in the museum

Circular Devices was invited to participate in the “Hamster Hipster Handy. Under the Spell of the Mobile Phone” exhibition in the Frankfurt Museum Angewandte Kunst, 25 April 25th to July 5 2015. “Handy” the common way to call a mobile phone in Germany, but the Smartphone is much more than just a phone. A Smartphone is now a camera, a computer, a flashlight, a video device, a fashion accessory and

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PuzzlePhone gets EU support

Espoo, September 28th 2015. Circular Devices Ltd., the Finnish startup behind the PuzzlePhone modular devices,  proudly announces today that the European Union has funded our the project to cover a significant part of our R&D journey. This funding secures the product development, rewards Circular Devices achievements, and is a testament to the trust of the European supply chain, backing the PuzzlePhone development and production. This EU support involves the constitution

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PuzzlePhone at 4YFN and MWC

Following the positive experience of PuzzlePhone in the first edition of 4YFN, the event for mobile startups, Circular Devices OY will attend the 2015 edition expanding its presence to the Mobile World Congress. The presence of Circular Devices in the two most relevant mobile market events, held in Barcelona between 2nd and 5th March, event will help to consolidate the project and to show the news and developments around the

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PuzzleCluster: the first reuse application of the PuzzlePhone

There is life even afterlife. At Circular Devices we believe that a product’s life cycle can be extended beyond its initial planned usage, thereby delaying its obsolescence. With electronic waste becoming an increasing threat for our planet, we took it upon ourselves to find an alternative to the inevitable disposal of your device. Even if your smartphone can no longer deliver the performance you seek, it still contains a fully working computer,

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PuzzlePhone partners with Grant4Com to ensure the Nordic quality standards

PUZZLEPHONE partners with Grant4Com Company to ensure successful and reliable manufacturing process, verification, certification and market entry for PUZZLEPHONE. Circular Devices has reached a partnership agreement with Grant4Com Company to ensure successful and reliable manufacturing processes, verification, certification and market entry for PUZZLEPHONE. Grant4Com, Finnish company based in Oulu, provides tailor made product testing services for R&D projects, offering high standard product testing, worldwide regulatory approvals and certification services. “Partnership

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TEKES supports PUZZLEPHONE

The Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation, TEKES, has accepted PUZZLEPHONE in the first phase of the program “Planning for Global Growth.” We are proud to announce that The Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation, TEKES, has trusted the PUZZLEPHONE project and will support the evolution of Circular Devices. With the acceptance of the PUZZLEPHONE project in the in the first phase of the program “Planning for Global Growth” Circular Devices get

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This project has recieved funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research
and innovation programme under grant agreement No 680640 and 730308