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UPIDS® is now a registered trademark

Second Thought’s UPIDS® which stands for Unique Product Identity Service is now a European wide  registered trademark. The registration was finalized last week.  UPIDS is the core of Second Thought portfolio of products. Main products also include the UPIDS part in the beginning of the name. UPIDS PDM is the Product Data Management, UPIDS IO is…
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Matti Kamppinen joins Second Thought

Matti Kamppinen has joined Second Thought Oy on March 1st, 2021, as a B2B-sales manager, member of the Executive Team and a partner.  Mr. Kamppinen has 20 year experience at B2B sales and grocery and HoReCa industries at equipment and service sales.  In Second Thought Kamppinen is responsible especially for Unique Product Identity Service (UPIDS)…
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Dear diary

Dear Diary, It’s been too long since I last wrote to you. It’s because too much has been going on lately.  We have now secured a second post seed funding round.  We’re in the core of AFDSF Agri Food Data Space Finland, “Digitizing and platformizing the entire value chain from agricultural inputs to final consumption”…
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Menumatic

Since the novel coronavirus suddenly made governments to close restaurants and bars, a lot of restaurants, cafeterias and buffets had to come up with a new way of continuing business. Most of them turned into takeaway-restaurants.  Takeaway ordering systems are complicated and expensive so most restaurants started to take orders by phone. This ties up…
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Case study of UPIDS released

In single unit traceability, the first and most important step is to create and connect a unique product identity. We did a case study about UPIDS – Unique Product IDentifier Service to explain the unlimited possibilities of UPIDS as shortly as possible. Did we manage? << link here >>

Single unit traceability

In single unit traceability, the first and most important step is to create and connect a unique product identity. Second Thought UPIDS is a Unique Product Identity Service that can give the product a unique digital identity, one package at a time. UPIDS by Second Thought generates unique identifiers that may be used with any…
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2020 starting amazingly

A promising start for the new year 2020. Initial agreements done with some really major food suppliers and promising initial talks with a major finnish grocery chain. Interesting situation on the first investor round (since the angel phase), nearing a conclusion in hopefully February. We were also invited to showcase our solution in an international…
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Launch – Next generation service counter scale with digital identity labels

Second Thought and SoloTop have launched (Nov.2019) a service counter scale “Next” that prints a QR-code for enhanced product data such as ingredients, allergens, lactose, gluten etc. It also has a feedback form. Selling date and the use-by date are clearly marked in written, as before. The info of the QR code may be reached…
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Unifrigus network is growing strongly

UniFrigus has been in production since late 2018. Our growing network has had a new addition this week when K-Supermarket Hyvätuuli in Kotka was equipped with UniFrigus temperature monitoring system.

Visiting Slush 2018 startup event

Our team visited the annual Slush Startup event in Helsinki Finland and had some very interesting talks with startup, industry, coding and university people. Great people, great event, we recommend.