Cuckoo’s Core – Technological approach to workplace wellbeing

In today's fast-paced work environment, maintaining productivity and mental clarity can be a challenge, but ever growing necessity. Here at Cuckoo, we see the integration of regular, short movement breaks into the workday as a solution to many problems. Cuckoo combats brain fog and boost wellness during work days in order to radiate energy even in our free time. Our innovative approach is rooted in our cutting-edge technology and continuous development, ensuring our product remains user-friendly, effective and science-proofed.

The Technological Edge of Cuckoo

Cuckoo leverages the latest technological advancements to create an engaging and seamless user experience. Our development team is dedicated to enhancing the platform, ensuring it meets the evolving needs of our users. From intuitive design to expert-crafted content, every aspect of Cuckoo is optimized to support our mission: make every break count.

Eero Junttila, CTO of Cuckoo, shares his perspective on the technological journey of the product:

– At Cuckoo, our mission is to fuse technology with wellbeing. We are constantly exploring new ways to enhance our platform, ensuring it remains user-centric and effective. We are committed to continuous development to improve occupational health and productivity. We believe that by integrating regular movement into the workday, we can transform the way people work and live. Embracing AI further solidifies our position as a leader in tech-driven wellbeing solutions.

“At Cuckoo, our mission is to fuse technology with wellbeing. We are constantly exploring new ways to enhance our platform, ensuring it remains user-centric and effective.”

Eero Junttila, CTO of Cuckoo

User-Friendly Interface for desk exercises

Our primary focus is on creating an interface that is as user-friendly and easy as possible. Cuckoo’s platform is designed to allow users to easily navigate through various features and activities. Whether you’re a tech novice or a seasoned pro, you’ll find Cuckoo simple and enjoyable to use.

Continuous development and updates with the support of users

We believe that the key to a successful product lies in its ability to adapt and grow. Our development team works continuously on regular updates, incorporating user feedback and the latest technological trends. Since day 1, Cuckoo has closely listened to the feedback and suggestions from its user. This commitment to continuously improve ensures that Cuckoo remains a leading solution in promoting healthy breaks and occupational wellbeing. Junttila comments the feedback:

We are committed to maintain a feedback loop with our users. Their insights and experiences are invaluable in shaping the future of Cuckoo. By listening to our community and integrating their feedback, we ensure that our platform evolves in a way that truly meets their needs. We are excited about the future and the endless possibilities that technology and AI bring to enhancing holistic wellbeing also during work.

Expert-created content

Content quality is at the heart of Cuckoo. We collaborate with physiotherapists and wellness experts to develop exercises and activities that are not only effective and needed, but also enjoyable. Our content is tailored to address common workplace challenges such as brain fog, aches from sitting too long periods of time, fatigue, and stress, providing users with the tools they need to stay focused, energized and productive.

“We are excited about the future and the endless possibilities that technology and AI bring to enhancing holistic wellbeing also during work.”

Eero Junttila, CTO of Cuckoo

Embracing AI for a Smarter Future

The integration of Artificial Intelligence into Cuckoo opens up a world of possibilities for enhancing user experience and occupational wellbeing. We are already leveraging AI and in the future it will bring significant advancements in the Cuckoo platform.

Personalized Workouts

AI enables us to offer personalized workout plans tailored to individual needs and preferences. By analyzing user data, AI can recommend specific exercises that target problem areas, optimize performance, and enhance overall wellbeing. This level of customization ensures that each user gets the most out of their Cuckoo experience. Whether it’s adjusting the difficulty level of the exercises or suggesting new activities, AI can help to evolve the platform with the user.

AI doesn’t just personalize workouts. By monitoring how users respond to various exercises, our AI can identify which routines are most effective. It can then refine the workout plans to focus on the activities that yield the best results. This continuous optimization helps users achieve their wellbeing goals more efficiently and effectively.

Enhanced User Engagement

With AI, we can create more engaging and interactive experiences. AI enhances the overall engagement and enjoyment of the platform. This leads to higher user retention and better outcomes in terms of occupational wellbeing.

– In addition to leveraging AI for personalized workouts and adaptive learning, we are also exploring its potential for predictive analytics and user engagement. Our goal is to create a truly intelligent platform that not only responds to user needs but anticipates them, comments Junttila.

What is The Impact on Occupational Wellbeing

Regular, short movement breaks have been scientifically proven to enhance cognitive function and overall productivity. Cuckoo integrates these breaks seamlessly into the workday, helping users to:

  • Reduce Brain Fog

    By incorporating frequent movement, Cuckoo helps to clear brain fog and improve concentration. Short bursts of activity increase blood flow to the brain, delivering oxygen and nutrients that enhance cognitive function.

  • Increase Productivity with desk exercises

    Our platform encourages users to take regular micro breaks, which have been shown to boost productivity. These breaks prevent burnout and keep energy levels high, enabling users to maintain a steady level of output throughout the day.

  • Help with issues from sedentary work

    In the modern way of working, many of us spend the majority of their day seated at a desk, often in front of a computer. While this sedentary lifestyle may seem harmless, it can lead to a range of physical health issues, particularly affecting the back, shoulders, legs, and overall well being.

    Prolonged sitting, especially with poor posture, increases pressure on the spine, leading to back pain and mobility issues. Sedentary work also strains the neck and shoulders due to forward head posture, causing muscle imbalances, tension, and discomfort. Without regular movement and proper ergonomic support, these issues can escalate into severe discomfort and chronic problems.

  • Enhance Wellbeing

    Cuckoo is not just about productivity; it’s about overall wellbeing. Our exercises are designed to improve the way we feel, reduce stress, and promote a positive work-life balance.

    Cuckoo stands at the intersection of technology and wellbeing, offering a powerful solution to the challenges of the modern workplace. Through our ongoing technological enhancements, expert-driven content, and the integration of AI, we provide a platform that not only boosts productivity but also enhances overall occupational wellbeing. Embrace the future of work with Cuckoo and experience the benefits of regular, short movement breaks throughout your day.

Pick a suitable plan

Choose a suitable plan for you, based on how many licenses your organizations will have. You can always update the plan when needed.


From 29 €/month*

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5-30 licenses

  • 1000+ breaks designed by physiotherapists

  • Activity logging, e.g., changing work posture, active commuting, drinking water

  • Customizable reminders for breaks and activities

  • Team challenges

  • Motivating raffles

  • Option for communal breaks with the team

  • Weekly live breaks and monthly info sessions

  • Chat support


From 129 €/month*

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30-250 licenses

Everything in the Team package, plus…

  • Dedicated wellness expert for your support

  • Employer’s control panel

  • Customized onboarding materials

  • Monthly support materials for activation

  • Option for personalized activity challenges

  • SSO integration

  • Visibility in the corporate league


From 625 €/month*

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+250 licenses

Everything in the Business package, plus…

  • Regular user surveys to support effectiveness

  • Usage activity tracking and reporting

  • Action suggestions in line with the organization’s wellness strategy

  • Separate training for supervisors in organizations with 500+ licenses

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