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Armenian companies offer space solutions

NASA global initiative in Byurakan

April 23, 2016
Armenian companies offer space solutions
On April 22-23, Armenia hosted the fifth International Space Apps Challenge organized by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The contest which took place at the international conference center of Byurakan observatory will help unite efforts of IT specialists for solutions of global tasks and raise awareness about space exploration.

Drone Wars

Drones deployed in Karabakh conflict

April 11, 2016
Drone Wars
For the first time since the 1994 ceasefire agreement, unprecedented military actions were unleashed on the contact line between Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan on April 2, 2016. The Azerbaijani army attempted a blitzkrieg, making use of virtually all its military arsenal. In the course of the clashes, Baku, among other things, employed unmanned drones many of which were destroyed by the Karabakh armed forces. The battles didn’t go without casualties; an Israeli kamikaze drone, IAI Harop struck a bus carrying volunteers, leaving 7 killed.

5 Armenian apps to make your journey more pleasant

March 21, 2016
5 Armenian apps to make your journey more pleasant
With little time left till the start of the tourist season, it would be useful to learn about mobile platforms which can considerably ease a traveler’s life. Innovative technologies have become irreplaceable companion of any groover, especially when traveling. With the help of various applications, one can find the way or a needed place in a strange locality.

Cinema in your pocket

A small startup creates an Armenian version of Netflix

April 12, 2016
Cinema in your pocket
With the development of communication technologies, platforms offering video streaming services become more popular. One of the biggest U.S. companies, Netflix, vows to totally change the traditions of watching movies. It’s no more necessary to visit a movie theater and stand in queues in order to comfortably watch a film, as mobile technologies allow carrying the world cinematography in your pocket. To keep up with the global trends, a small Armenian startup developed its own analog of Netflix, incorporating an almost complete collection of Armenian films.

Armenian ‘twins’ of international IT companies

The rapidly developing market of Armenian startups engaged in IT is remarkable for its ambitious plans and objectives.

March 11, 2016
Armenian ‘twins’ of international IT companies
All those Armenian companies striving to be recognized internationally cannot avoid competition with major tech firms. The success of these teams depends directly on the creativity and originality of their ideas. Revealing the shortcomings of various famous services, they offer their own products.

Breaking stereotypes: challenges Armenian startups face

The gathering will help represent our country as one of Europe’s most important IT hubs and part of a huge ecosystem.

February 16, 2016
Breaking stereotypes: challenges Armenian startups face
Startup Europe Week 2016 Yerevan kicked off in the Armenian capital on February 5 with the purpose to unite representatives of the IT field, boost the development of startup environment and reveal the most urgent problems the startups face.

Computer courses and scientific modeling: tasks solved on common platform

The Center of Excellence is closely cooperating with Armenian IT companies and other training centers in the country and abroad.

February 12, 2016
Computer courses and scientific modeling: tasks solved on common platform
The rapid development of Armenia’s IT field and emergence of new companies inevitably creates demand for professionals. However, getting an education is only the first step on the road. To become a specialist, one should constantly improve the knowledge and skills. To that end, training courses and education platforms are created, one of which is the Armenian-Indian Center of Excellence.

Armenian startup technology boosts agriculture capacity

In the course of a year, 10-15% of the granules turn into nutritional agents, which, in turn, are being absorbed by the plant.

February 4, 2016
Armenian startup technology boosts agriculture capacity
With climate changes and increasing world population, food safety has become a global issue. Scientists are trying to develop new methods to boost agricultural production for getting better harvest at a less cost. Basing on new achievements in the field of polymerization, Armenian startup Eco Technology has developed a product called AquaSource.

Armenia’s major innovation events in 2015

In the framework of Digi Code programming contest, Armenian school students got an opportunity to work with Scratch programming language.

December 26, 2015
Armenia’s major innovation events in 2015
The IT field in Armenia is the corner stone of the country’s economic development. It doesn’t depend on mineral resources; it’s indifferent about closed borders and the regional situation. It only needs highly qualified specialists, who are capable to develop and promote their products globally. Thanks to unique projects, Armenian IT companies managed to find their place on the map of international innovative solutions in 2015.

Armenian specialists create largest programing tutor mobile platform

Mathematical skills are not necessary but desirable, as the lack of elementary arithmetic skills will considerably complicate the process of learning.

December 24, 2015
Armenian specialists create largest programing tutor mobile platform
Armenian-American startup SoloLearn is one of the fastest developing startups of the Silicone Valley with up to $10mln financial backing, according to Mattermark company engaged in startup research. Besides, SoloLearn was included in the list of the best applications in India. With the huge competition at the programming tutor market, SoloLearn achieved an incredible result: it became the world leader in the field.
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