Icelandic farmer Ólafur Ólafsson has found a new kind of helper for herding his sheep: a drone.
The Blue Lagoon and Marshall House won the 2017 Icelandic Design Awards for Best Design Investment and Best Design.
Icelander Viktor Aðalsteinsson has been chosen as one of 35 Innovators under 35 by MIT Technology Review.
Sandra Mjöll Jónsdóttir, co-founder of the biotech company Platome, was awarded the highest honor at a conference hosted last week by the Global Women Innovators and Inventors Network and the European Union Women Inventors & Innovators Network (GWIIN/EUWIIN).
An Icelandic entrepreneur has in the past two years led a team which has developed a new virtual assistance program, called Google Assistant.
With nearly a decade having passed since the American military left Iceland, there are some 115 companies based on the old base, with 800 staff. Over the next three years, it is hoped that the number of people working in the old high security zone will top 1,200.
“Bright, self-assured, helpful voice” is how Úlfar Erlingsson describes the Icelandic computer voice he and Oddur Kjartansson would like to create for Google.
The Icelandic software company Meniga is one of 40 companies from 24 countries to win an award at the UN-based World Summit Award.
US television network NBC announced yesterday its plans for making quiz shows for young people based on video game QuizUp, created by Icelandic company Plain Vanilla. The company’s CEO Þorsteinn B. Friðriksson told ruv.is that the network had approached him with the idea six months ago.
Icelandic tech company, Radiant Games, earlier this week released the computer game Box Island—a game aimed at kids eight years and older, which incorporates basic programming lessons.
Icelandic company Zymetech, which develops and manufactures formulations containing marine-derived enzymes for therapeutic application, received the 2015 Iceland Innovation Prize yesterday morning.