3. Honda Head Unit UI
Honda is one of the world’s most well-known car brands,
known for efficiency, innovation and imagination.
Honda wanted to create a personalised driving experience by being able distribute in-car
applications and software updates for in-car head units across its latest models.
We delivered an in-car content store with a customised user interface aligning to Honda’s design
guidelines. The store was built with two of our technologies, the Ixonos Experience Store for
Automotive™ & Ixonos Cloud™ and localised into 24 languages for the European market.
Our solution ensures Honda owners get certified in-car applications & up-to-date content
throughout the life cycle of their vehicle. This opens new digital business opportunities and
revenue streams for Honda, creating a channel for deeper engagement with drivers and a vastly
enhanced in-car experience.
Suunto is the leading diving, climbing and endurance
sports devices manufacturer.
Suunto describes it provides adventurers and sports enthusiasts with the best tools to explore and
conquer new territory from the highest mountains to the deepest oceans – and anywhere in
Ixonos participated in the design and UX work for the latest Suunto watches, mainly Ambit family
and Kailash. Our team has conducted interaction design, visual design, UX testing and user
research to help create the award-winning products.
Ixonos has also worked with closely with companion mobile applications (e.g. Movescount) and
accessories by UX testing several generations of the apps and the whole product ecosystem.
Ambit and Kailash are the flagship device lines from Suunto, combining easy usability, watch-like
design, GPS technology and extremely accurate measurement technology. Movescount is an
application to measure, manage, analyze and share workout information in mobile and desktop.
Valmet Corporation is been a leading global developer
and supplier of services and technologies for the pulp,
paper and energy industries.
Valmet wanted to redesign the dashboard for their intelligent roll, iRoll. Valmet’s iRoll technology
enables customers to improve the efficiency and product quality by assuring optimal runnability of
paper and board products. The objective of the design was to assure that the software is efficient
and easy to use, and also meets Valmet’s brand requirements.
Ixonos redesigned the Valmet iRoll desktop software to better engage the users. Unless the users
are engaged, they will not use it. The dashboard was designed to offer at a glance a view of the
current status. However the main objective was to design a dashboard that drive users to take
The new iRoll dashboard presents the current status in a way that helps the user to find relevant
data quickly. It also point out issues that need to be reacted on and uses Valmet brand to create an
optimal user experience.
6. Sherri Hill
Sherri Hill is a recognisd American fashion designer that
started her own company in 2008, now has dresses in a
network of over 1,000 retail outlets in more than 30
Sherri Hill wanted to find innovative ways to connect with customers and better support its
retailers throughout the sales cycle. With no e-commerce business or Sherri Hill storefronts, the
company understood the value of an app to take ownership over the customer experience.
We worked in close collaboration with the Sherri Hill stakeholders and used insights from
comprehensive research into fashion industry technology and trends including interviews with
target customers and retailers. As a result we designed and developed an app to bridge the gap
between the physical and digital shopping experience.
The app truly connects the digital and physical dress shopping experiences into a unified, cohesive
journey for the customer while providing support for the retailer. It allows Sherri Hill to serve each
Neofit is a Finnish start up that has developed a 3D
scanner for bodyscanning that can be used for tracking
physical progress, trying on clothes virtually etc.
Neofit realized that everything about our very being has been virtualised, our hearts and souls exist
all over the digital world, but our bodies still remain in the material world. They understood that
3D scanning could be the key in making virtual avatars of anyone
Neofit designed and developed a 3D scanner that is easy and enjoyable to use. To continue the user
experience also in the digital.
With only 30 seconds in the scanner you get 20 different measurements of your body in one visual
tool to track your physique and health. In the future you might even be able to use this exact avatar
of yourself to shop perfectly fitting clothes online.
8. Viking Line
Leaders in cruise & passenger journeys on the Baltic
Sea, Viking Line carries almost 7 million passengers a
Viking Line saw digital disruption as their opportunity to differentiate their offering and create
new passenger experiences.
We started with interviews, workshops and focus groups with actual passengers and Viking Line
personnel. Working collaboratively throughout the design and build process, we delivered a digital
ecosystem with onboard apps, an eCommerce solution, and an onboard WiFi solution
Just a few days after launch, the app became the #1 travel app in Finland and #2 travel app across
KONE manufactures and maintains elevators and
escalators. Their logo can be spotted in offices, public
buildings, shopping malls and aiports around the world.
KONE wanted an easy way for their sales team to show customers on-site the impressive choices
available from KONE's premium product line.
The iPad app features beautifully displayed images and animation of KONE products and styles. It
also includes social media and direct contacting features so customers can share favourite designs
and accessories or contact their KONE sales representative directly.
The app functions as an interactive brand portfolio that showcases KONE's design ethos in an
impressive and realistic style. Sales representatives can directly illustrate different options to
customers, inspiring and informing them at the same time.
With 500+ stores in 18 countries, Stockmann is one of
the largest retail groups based in the Nordics.
The ‘Crazy Days’ are five-day flash sales held twice a year at Stockmann department stores.
Similar to ‘Black Friday’ events in popularity and size, Stockmann was looking for a way for
customers online to get ‘Crazy Days’ discounts too.
We built an online ‘pop-up’ shop so the rush of traffic from bargain-hunters wouldn’t overwhelm
Stockmann’s website. Our solution runs on the exceptionally scalable Ixonos Cloud™ and our
Ixonos Experience Store™ platform allowed for quick design and development.
Widening the customer base for the ‘Crazy Days’ sales by launching the online pop-up store
measurably boosted revenue for that year’s ‘Crazy Days’ campaign.
An all digital video news & current events channel from
the Al Jazeera Media Network, one of the most trusted
and respected news outlets in the world.
AJ+ aimed to launch as an all-digital news outlet for the ‘constantly connected’ Generation C. To
do this, they needed to authentically an engage audience who consume their news digitally,
contributing and sharing stories by default.
We worked in close collaboration with the AJ+ team helping them to define a sustainable business
model on based on content-dependent monetization. We then designed, developed and deployed
the AJ+ app on tight timescale with a hard deadline.
AJ+ launched in summer 2014. As of October 2015, AJ+ is an award-winning service that’s
gained over 1.1 billion video views, 1.1 million Facebook fans, 118k Twitter followers and 140k
12. HP Sprout
HP is synonymous with both quality and innovation,
starting up in Palo Alto over 75 years ago.
HP needed a way to use the revolutionary technologies they’d developed to match the widespread
use of touch and gesture-led interactions and the rise of affordable 3D printing.
We collaborated with HP to produce SPROUT, a unique ecosystem and software platform which
blends joyful, tactile interactions with innovations like 3D scanning and modelling. Ixonos
provided a full suite of services like UX design, usability testing, visual design, web & software
development, user guides and SPROUT-specific apps.
SPROUT launched in 2014 with the first HP SPROUT creative desktop computer. Winning Best
of Show at CES 2015, it enables users to seamlessly interact with physical objects and digital
content, streamlining the creative process.
Rosendal Fastigheter is a Swedish property developer
that builds, develops and sells residential and
Rosendal’s goal was to embrace technology in order to make life easier for its residents,
identifying today’s tech-reliant generation as the ideal demographic to engage in a new connected
Rosendal and Ixonos started working on the platform and application through an ideation phase.
During this phase Ixonos conducted a market insight study and held an ideation workshop. As an
outcome Rosendal got a clear understanding of the market and a roadmap for the future. Ixonos did
then design and develop the first iteration of the solution.
The end solution is a bespoke service for residents as a white label Software-as-a-Service solution.
The White-label is aimed at construction companies and housing industry. The White-Label
requirements were taken into account at the beginning of the user experience design process, to
enable Rosendal to easily adapt the colour scheme, logos and feature set based on their customers
14. Reliance Jio Infocomm
Reliance Jio Infocomm is a Mumbai-based broadband
and telecommunications company seving the world’s
Reliance Jio Infocomm needed a branded ecosystem to span all major form factors, bringing their
content to millions and offer unprecedented levels of engagement.
Working with multiple stakeholders across different geographical regions, we used the
collaborative principles of service design to understand the complex requirements of building a
digital ecosystem for one of the world’s largest and most diverse consumer markets.
We crafted a branded solution which fully embraced social media, cloud services, VOD, Catch-Up
TV and supported multi-user accounts for a fully personalised UI. During development we
optimised performance considerations to accommodate different form factors.
15. FOX Fan
FOX International Channels (FIC) develop, produce and
distribute 300+ entertainment televisione channels
across Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa.
As the home of global hit shows like 'The Simpsons' and 'CSI,' FOX wanted their audience to get
instant access to information and extra content on their favourite shows and trending news stories.
Working with FOX to understand and shape their requirements and brand guidelines for a 2nd
screen fan experience, we designed a solution which allowed for a consistent brand experience
across all operating regions.
The FOX Fan application allows viewers across Europe to get a unique gateway to FOX brands
and content, enabling access to the online content from FOX channel groups with minimal time
16. Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric Finland develops and markets
electrical distribution and automation products, offering
access control and security systems, including switches,
safety lighting, and circuit breakers.
Schneider Electric aims to deliver solutions that integrate seamlessly to environment and empower
people to do more with less. For that they need a trusted partner supporting the digital design
We support Schneider Electric in the entire digital design process, from initial insight studies
through the final validation of the solutions with end users.
Our exclusive partnership helps Schneider Electric in designing professional services that meet the
needs of strict standards, demanding operational environments, and limited technological
17. Samsung SuperApp™
Known for some of the decade's most innovative
devices, Samsung is one of the world's most
Samsung needed a way to differentiate their flagship tablet by adding a productivity feature that a
professional audience would find helpful and easy to use.
Ixonos implemented our patented SuperApp™ multi-tasking solution into the Samsung Galaxy
PRO Series tablets. Integrating SuperApp™ into Samsung’s own proprietary platform required
bespoke modifications to allow end users to toggle between apps and multiple windows.
SuperApp™ is a featured differentiator and a key selling point for the flagship devices Galaxy Tab
Pro 12.2 and Galaxy Tab S, netting it Innovation of the Year at CES 2015.
18. National Geographic
The National Geographic Society is one of the largest
non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the
National Geographic needed to convert the content from their 640-page reference guide into the
digital domain though a mobile app, putting crucial information into the pockets of birders with
added interactive features, like audio bird calls.
The ‘National Geographic Birds’ app for iOS specifically accommodates rich media, search filters,
maps & journalling features without compromising speed and performance in the field.
With these features, the app adds value to the content of National Geographic Field Guide to the
Birds of North America. While the book is a fundamental reference for birders and outdoor
enthusiasts, the app positioned National Geographic as a leader in digital reference guides.
Metso is a global supplier of technology and services in
the process industries, including mining, construction,
recycling, pulp and paper, power, oil and gas.
Metso needed an automated testing framework that generates reusable test cases without
specialised technical expertise but still meets the high standards of Metso’s industrial production
We designed an automated web test framework based on open source software components. We
developed a uniquely visual approach to web testing with a Selenium page model generator and
page model test designer - easy and intuitive tools make that make rapid test development possible.
Our experts fine-tuned the solution and its key functionalities, creating a set of reusable regression
test cases, performance test scenarios as well as load test scenarios. With a wide array of test cases
now a stable part of their continuous integration process, Metso gain quicker feedback and higher
test coverage. We also provided on-site support when the test environment was delivered to
Outotec have been developing breakthrough
technologies for the mining and metals industry for
Outotec needed to modernize the system architecture and user experience of scientific analysis
equipment used in mining.
Our software solution was not only built to function for 20 years deployed inside a mine, but
needed to encompass contemporary standards of usability only recently made possible with today's
We helped Outotec future-proof a generation of scientific equipment for the coming two decades.
The interface that is easy learn and easy to use with a strong Outotec brand presence, and software
can be updated remotely to accommodate changing requirements.
Kalmar is Cargotec’s top brand for cargo handling
solutions and services offered to ports, terminals,
distribution centres and to heavy industry.
Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and energy efficient container handling.
They approached us to design, build and configure a fail-safe cargo-handling computer.
Our experts, familiar with Kalmar’s cargo-handling systems, designed an embedded Linux setup
that is durable and incorruptible. The team selected the most capable software components and
configurations to ensure the system would tolerate sudden power surges and outages. The team
also used a configurable and automated test bench setup to push the system to its limits.
"In the harbour terminal solutions, high reliability is needed. Thanks to Ixonos our control systems
run more reliably, helping our own and our customers service business.”
PEKKA YLI-PAUNU, Kalmar at Cargotec
22. Forbidden Technologies
Forbidden Technologies are the makers of video-editing
platform Forscene, an advanced cloud-based video post-
Forbidden Technologies wanted to refresh the experience of their flagship offering, Forscene.
Forscene’s new interface needed to feel clean and professional while keeping it distinct from
We worked with the team at Forbidden Technologies to create a new look for Forscene.
Rethinking the information and interaction design, we improved the experience for users by
making subtle but useful changes to how the interface worked.
The new visual language and usability improvements, consolidates the platform’s popularity in
professional video production, with Forscene’s users describing it as ‘phenomenal.’
23. MBC The Voice
The first satellite broadcasting company in the Middle
East, MBC Group now has 13 television channels and
viewers in 22 different colours.
MBC wanted to find a way to engage their viewers directly with the Arab version of then
famousThe Voice TV show.
Based on the innovative Ixonos Super App™ we designed for MBC an app for their The Voice
singing contest. To reach a maximum number of viewers we delivered the app for all key
smartphones and tablets.
The Voice super app lifts the viewers’ media consumption and user experience to a completely
new level. It allows them to rate their favourite contestants, watch additional footage, read related
news as well as discuss and share their thoughts with friends. It also gives MBC information on
how and when their viewers use the app. This intelligence can then be turned into viral marketing
campaigns to attract more advertisers and sponsors.
Rovio Entertainment is an industry-changing
entertainment media company and creator of the globally
successful Angry Birds brand.
To be able to create exeptional player experiences Rovio needed a partner for game experience
We have since 2011 supported Rovio with global reserach planning and coordination, gaming
experience research, game improvements design and user research for activity parks.
validate, optimize and create exceptional user experiences in games, entertainment and
25. Turner Entertainment
Turner Entertainment manages distribution rights for
some of the most beloved brands in the world.
Blockbuster children’s TV show LazyTown follows hero Sportacus as he inspires young audiences
to eat well and stay active. Turner Entertainment needed a mobile game that reinforced these
We devised a flight simulation game which uses the accelerometer and gyroscope inside
smartphones as a way for players to navigate the sky above LazyTown, ‘zapping’ free-falling fruit
to accumulate points while avoiding the sweets and candy that come hurtling toward the ship.
LazyTown AirShip Challenge Pro includes multiple levels with varying difficulty to make it
challenging and compelling for players. It garnered brand kudos for Turner Entertainment keeping
to LazyTown’s core principles.