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Wanted: Modern marketer

Written by: admin | August 28, 2019 | In category: Careers

The job vacancy description in Finnish only:

Markkinointivastaava

Tarjoamme monella tavalla poikkeuksellisen työympäristön: meillä työntekijä ei ole resurssi, vaan yksilö. Uskomme siihen, että onnellinen työntekijä johtaa onnellisiin asiakkaisiin, ja onnelliset asiakkaat onnellisiin yrityksen omistajiin. Tämä näkyy meillä sisäisesti esimerkillisessä henkilöstön hyvinvoinnissa, eduissa ja nykyaikaisessa johtamisessa.

Sinusta tulee Granite Devices Oy:n markkinointivastaava kaikilla tasoilla. Ymmärrät laadukkaiden kuluttajatuotteiden brändin tärkeyden ja teollisuustuotteiden markkinoinnin monipuolisuuden. Henkilöstömme tietysti tukee tässä, mutta sinulla on näistä kokemusta, näkemystä ja tiedät mitä teet.

Lähdet aktiivisesti kehittämään kilpa-ajosimulaattoreihin suunniteltua Simucube-brändiä (www.simucu.be) omalla asiantuntemuksellasi, persoonallasi ja kokemuksellasi. Kommunikoit suoraan aktiivisen ja nykyaikaisen asiakaskuntamme kanssa useissa kanavissa ja perehdyt alan trendeihin.

Granite Devicesin teollisuustuotteiden puolella, joissa päätuotteenamme on robotiikassa käytettävät moottorinohjaimet, aloitat kirkastamalla tuoteportfolion tilanteen ja aloitat markkinoinnin kehittämisen. Mietimme yhdessä Granite Devices-brändin tavoitteet ja teemme suunnitelman maailman valloittamiseksi myös teollisuuden valituissa asiakassegmenteissä.

Tehtäväkenttäsi tulee siis olemaan laaja, mielenkiintoinen ja kehittyvä, ja se tulee painottumaan käytännön tekemiseen, mutta tärkeänä osana on myös strateginen suunnittelu ja markkinoinnin mittaaminen.

Sinulla on ideaalisesti kokemusta ja kontakteja sekä laadukkaasta globaalista nykyajan kuluttajatuotemarkkinoinnista, että elektroniikka-alan globaalista markkinoinnista. Pystyt hyödyntämään omaa verkostoasi uudessa työssäsi. Nykyajan SEO/SEM ja some-markkinointi on sinulle tuttua ja hyödynnät taitavasti eri internet-kanavia.

Osaat myös graafisen suunnittelun perusteet tai itsekin tuottaa materiaalia. Käytössäsi on Adoben työkalut. Plussaa myös videoeditointikyvyistä ja copywriter-kirjoittamisesta englanniksi, mutta vähintään osaat tuottaa virheetöntä markkinointitekstiä englanniksi.

Vaadimme tässä hakemuksessa paljon, emmekä välttämättä odota löytävämme 100% täydellisesti kuvaukseen sopivaa ehdokasta, joten laita hakemus ja katsotaan yhdessä miten edetään!


Granite Devices Oy on voimakkaasti kasvava moottorinohjaimia ja siihen liittyvää älykästä elektroniikkaa valmistava yritys Tampereella. Meillä on loistava tuotekehitysosaaminen, henkilöstö ja asenne. Laita hakemus ja CV 20.9.2019 mennessä osoitteeseen hannu.harju@granitedevices.com . Paikka täytetään välittömästi sopivan henkilön löydyttyä.


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Simucube 2 and Simucu.be Launched!

Written by: admin | June 4, 2019 | In category: Announcement

We have proudly released all new Simucube 2 direct drive force feedback wheel base! Find out more details from all new dedicated Simucu.be web site.

Simucube 2 Lauch press release

Tampere, Finland – Apr 3rd, 2019 – A Finnish e-sport and professional simulation racing hardware manufacturer, Granite Devices, released a new direct drive force feedback sim racing wheel base, Simucube 2. Simucube’s Direct Drive technology produces steering wheel force feedback by a directly coupled torque motor without any intermediate gear or belt transmission mechanism. The absence of transmission mechanism enhances force feedback sensation in multiple domains, contributing to faster lap times and immersing the driver to the game. Continuing the success of its predecessor Simucube 1, praised by world champion class sim racing enthusiast and e-sport drivers, Simucube 2 sets the bar to the next level for force feedback wheel bases.

Simucube 2 wheel base

Reaction time is everything when taking over opponents or taking corrective action to prevent loss of track grip. Simucube 2 has been built from ground up to minimize latencies in both directions: user input from wheel to simulator, and the force command from simulator to the wheel. Ultra-low latency not only gives competitive advantage, but naturally also removes immersion barriers between the simulated world and user.

By passing the simulator’s sometimes coarse time-resolution force commands through Simucube’s unique force reconstruction engine, driver will be able to feel the force feedback it was intended by the simulator’s physics engine. In addition to this, the real-nature modelling based Inertia, Damping and Friction effects inside Simucube’s real-time digital signal processor will make your wheel feel like it’s a part of a real race car.

Simucube Quick Release™ system (SQR) makes it possible to swiftly switch to different steering wheels on Simucube 2. SQR supports most of the existing steering wheels and is straightforward to use. Once SQR wheel is locked-in, the resulting joint to the wheel base equals the rigidity of a solid piece of metal, just like in a real race car.

Another new invention added in Simucube 2 is the support for Simucube Wireless Wheel™ (SWW). Wireless connection between the wheel base and the steering wheel allows more freedom for the driver and one less thing to worry about while racing. SWW also allows hot-swapping the wheels without re-assigning controls in the simulator.

Simucube 2 is now in production in three torque level variants: Simucube 2 Sport, Simucube 2 Pro and the professional model Simucube 2 Ultimate. Simucube 2 are sold through global distributors and recommended retail prices are listed on https://simucu.be with further information, specifications and distributors.

“Simucube 2 has lifted the whole simulator experience to another level with user-friendliness, adjustable driving feel and reliability for all types of drivers” says company’s product architect Mika Takala.

All Simucube 2 models have been designed in Finland by Granite Devices – also known from their reliable industrial robotics equipment. Simucube has been proudly built with the same uncompromising industrial quality principles – with it’s CNC machined solid metal parts and industrial grade electronics. Giving product such immortality deserves also lots of developer’s love. Simucube developer team is constantly keeping Simucube drivers a step ahead.

Simucube 2 models start at 1 270 EUR / 1 450 USD / 1 090 GPB and will be available for pre-order immediately.

Wanted: Sales director

Written by: admin | September 20, 2018 | In category: Careers

Eager to jump into one of the fastest growing markets as a sales director? If so, good news! We have a long term career in just that position waiting for you.

For more details, see the Careers section of the site. The job will be filled as soon as we find the right person for it, so act immediately.

Granite Devices turns 11 years

Written by: admin | February 7, 2018 | In category: News

Today Granite Devices turns 11 years! Our Granite team thank all our community members for making this journey so awesome! Be sure not to miss miss a special announcement written exclusively on our Twitter channel: https://twitter.com/GraniteDevices.

What’s on SPS IPC DRIVES, entry voucher & more

Written by: admin | November 20, 2017 | In category: Uncategorized

Curious what’s going inside the embedded motor drive sector? Or do you have new needs for custom or special drives?

Welcome to get answers to both at SPS IPC DRIVES exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany, at 28 – 30 November. We are pleased to shake hands with you you at booth 3A-310 in Hall 3A.

At this fair, we are demonstrating some of our latest servo motor control inventions, and custom solutions that haven’t been displayed in public before. At a glance, you will see:

  • Latest IONI drive features & under development features, real demo
  • All new ATOMI multi-axis single board drive, real demo
  • Soon-to-be-released EtherCAT bridge, real demo
  • Guide how to implement multiaxis interpolated motion with minimal hardware, real demo

Have some thoughts you’d like to share with us? We’re open for deeper discussions on the topic of your choice. To make meeting most convenient for you, let us know your arrival time and we’ll allocate private meeting time for you at our booth. To arrange meeting, just reply to this email or fill the meeting form online.

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Wanted: hacker

Written by: admin | September 19, 2017 | In category: Uncategorized

Curious to learn what’s inside in the top-tier servo drives? Want to put your ideas in motion? Are you a natural born microcontroller hacker suited for the job?

In other words, we’re now hiring the best of the best hacker available to take a major role in servo drive firmware development. If your socks started spinning already, don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance and drop us your CV now!

Meet us at SPS IPC Drives 2017 Nuremberg, Germany

Written by: admin | August 23, 2017 | In category: News

We’re pleased to invite you to meet us at the world famous automation & robotics exhibition – SPS IPC Drives! The exhibition is worth visiting to see glimpses from the future.

SPS IPC Drives is held in Nurember, Germany on 28. – 30.11.2017. Granite Devices booth location is 3A-310. Herzlich Willkomen!

Community forum open

Written by: admin | March 28, 2017 | In category: Announcement

Granite Devices has opened an community forum to spark discussion about all motor control related topics, such as robotics, simulation and, of course, servo drives. The forum is also a meeting place to ask from us and share your ideas.

Join us at community.granitedevices.com!

SimuCUBE force feedback controller released

Written by: admin | March 30, 2016 | In category: Announcement

Tampere, Finland – March, 30th, 2016, A Finnish Company, Granite Devices, has released a new kind of Direct Drive Force Feedback Controller for professional class motorsport simulator market.

Today’s high-end professional force feedback wheel simulators use direct drive technology. Direct drive means that the simulator steering wheel is directly attached to an electric motor’s shaft without any gears or belt transmission. With direct drive wheel, the driver can sense even tiniest bit of details from the road, such as gravel and temperature changes. In addition to direct drive technology, one major difference versus a commercial wheel is the extended range of wheel torque. SimuCUBE systems typically yield torque of 20 Nm while typical consumer products are limited to torque of 3-8 Nm. Extended wheel torque increases the realism to a level comparable to a real race car. Today’s market does not completely lack a product like SimuCUBE, however the existing products may lack in simplicity and are only available to high paying customers.

The purpose of developing the SimuCUBE is the simplification of the simulator construction and improvement of the simulation realism by the means of adding artificial physics effects such as wheel inertia and friction. In addition to wheel control, SimuCUBE also features input ports for pedals, shifters and buttons. By utilizing modern technologies and smart construction, Granite Devices has been able to push everything into a significantly lower price class compared to earlier and existing solutions. “Such technologies could make professional grade simulators finally affordable also to a casual hobbyists”, says Tero Kontkanen, the leader of the SimuCUBE team.

SimuCUBE product will be available for OEM & DIY customers from June 2016. The retail price of the controller board is 169€ excluding the other parts necessary for a working simulator system.