Driftwood, our in-house design and engineering company, received two grants last week. They are now working hard to set up a real life test of the first version of the Safe Seat, an inexpensive suspension seat for high-speed boats. Suspension seats absorb the bumps that a fast-going boat inevitably encounters in uneven sea states, and so prevents back injuries in the crew and passengers.read more →
Erlendur Guðnason is the Founder and Chariman of the Board for Vizido one of the start-ups in Innovation House. Based out of Reykjavik, the Vizido app allows you to remember things and organize yourself without typing a single letter. You can learn more and try out the product at www.vizido.com. Erlendur also serves as the Chairman of the Board for the Federation of Icelandic Startup Companys. More.read more →
Last weekend, Solid Clouds hosted the first player part for Starborneplayers. According to CEO Stefán Gunnarsson, the party went "exceedingly well" with some coming all the way from Dubai to participate. Read more hereread more →
With Tagplay, companies can integrate their social media and website strategy. All brands on social media have now become publishers that post original content or curated content from others that relates to their fans. The website is still companies’ front on the internet and has to be kept updated with relevant information and content. Read more here.read more →
Team Highsoft (located in Vik i Sogn, Norway), visited Innovation House last week and learned about Innovation House and Vivaldi.
Highsoft AS is the company behind Highcharts JS, Highstock JS, Highmaps JS and Highcharts Cloud.
News from Vivaldi team!
We have just released 1.2 and we are proud of the feedback we continue to get from all of you. We are in many ways overwhelmed. Indeed, many of you have gone so far as to ask for ways you can contribute, including giving us funding. We thank you for that. However, the best way to help us is really spreading the word. Here are some suggestions:
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STARBORNE is a take on the grand-strategy 4X genre with the added powerful impact of being a multiplayer game played in real-time. In STARBORNE each game will last six months culminating in a decisive endgame.read more →
Godo is thrilled to announce the addition of two new staff members.
Zuzana Agricolova and Jóel Sigurðsson join our technical team. This will enable us to better serve our growing customer base and to ramp up our software development.read more →
This summer adventurous people who are heading to the North Pole will be seeing Puzzled by Iceland souvenirs on their amazing journey. Puzzled by Iceland aims to help people preserve precious memories from travels abroad with their beautiful and useful souvenirs.read more →
We are a small startup from Iceland but with big ambitions.
Our goal is to build the largest guide database in the world and make it easier and quicker for anyone looking to book a guide to enhance their experience from visiting a new and exciting place or country. The traction we got early on here in Iceland boosted our confidence and showed us the potential our product has.
Today we're happy to announce that we're out of beta! Thank you for your support, we couldn't have done this without you and your feedback. Download Vivaldi and invite your friends to try it at www.vivaldi.comread more →
Mundo is a travel agency and also specialises in international consulting. We offer trips that contain education, diversion, culture and training. We specialise in Summer camps for kids in Spain and exchanges for a year in Spain, US and Germany.read more →
Hi Innovation House!
We are 5 students from Reykjavik University doing our final project at Solid Clouds. The final project concerns data gathering and customer support for the game STARBORNE which Solid Clouds is developing.
Recently the family at Innovation House in Eiðistorg grew a little bigger. We are joined by industrial designer Birgir Birgisson and engineering designer Svavar Konráðsson, who together are running the design consultancy Driftwood ehf, and 3D-prentun.is which produces 3D printed parts.read more →
"Since the days of Mosaic in the early 1990s, Jon von Tetzchner has been working on web browsers. He’s one of the creators of Opera, the alternative browser that’s been a power-user favorite since 1995, and his new project, Vivaldi, is heading for its first stable release.read more →
Unimaze Software is being awarded recognition from ICEPRO, the Icelandic Committee on Trade Procedures and e-Commerce (www.icepro.is) for diligent leadership in developing services for the exchange of electronic business documents and the implementation of electronic invoicing in accordance with approved standards and technical specifations.read more →
Most of the Vivaldi team, which is located mainly in Norway and Iceland (Innovation House) spent a week together here in Iceland in the beginning of February.read more →
Marin Butterworth, Adrianne Burnham, Katrina Wagen and Anna Obert visited the entrepreneurs and start-ups here at Innovation House and interviewed some of them.read more →
Memento and Íslandsbanki announce an exciting partnership with the launch of a new payment app.
The newly released app, Kass, allows users to transfer money simply by using a mobile phone number or Kass username. Everyone can use the app, regardless of bank and mobile carrier.read more →
Kúla 3D Ltd. has just launched their first product: Kúla Deeper, a 3D lens for DSLR cameras and accompanying software Kúlacode for exporting the 3D images and videos captured with Kúla Deeper to any 3D format for viewing in VR devices, on 3D TVs, with the old school anaglyph glasses or however people like to enjoy their 3D content. On the occasion, Kúla had a release party at Innovation House last Friday where DJ Baldur took good care of the music. And here is an interview with Íris, the founder of Kúla in Viðskiptablaðið
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