Izzy Keane and Ailbhe Keane of Izzy Wheels with their company’s  Mickey Mouse Disney wheelchair wheel cover

Ailbhe and Izzy Keane, founders of Izzy Wheels, a company that creates fashionable covers for wheelchairs, have been named among the most talented wom(...)

Ailbhe and Izzy Keane, founders of Izzy Wheels, are shortlisted in the ‘rising innovators’ category

A record seven Irish female entrepreneurs have been shortlisted for prestigious European Union-backed innovation prizes. They have been selected from(...)

Patricia Scanlon, founder and chair, with new chief executive Martyn Farrows. Photograph: Arthur Carron

Highly regarded voicetech company Soapbox Labs is to more than double staff numbers over the next two years as it names a new chief executive and posi(...)

Student Patrick Sutton at the launch of the National Adult Literacy Agency’s new collection, Voices. Photograph: Conor Healy

Dozens of Ireland’s best-known authors have contributed to a new book that marks 40 years of the National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA). Roddy Doyle, (...)

SoapBox Labs founder Dr Patricia Scanlon

Amplify, a leading US edtech company that serves five million students across 50 states, is to integrate speech recognition technology developed by Du(...)

Soapbox Labs founder Patricia Scanlon: ‘We are the only speech recognition company that can do voice tech at this level of accuracy.’

SoapBox Labs, a highly-regarded Irish tech company which provides speech-recognition technology for children, has raised €5.8 million to bring total i(...)

Cathriona Hallahan, managing director of Microsoft Ireland (left) with Niamh Bushnell, chief communications officer at SoapBox Labs which  won the 2019 Best Use of AI in Sector for its work on developing speech recognition technology for children. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Infant Research Centre, Soapbox Labs, SAP, ESB and Mastercard Labs are among the Irish organisations scooping top honours at this year’s AI Awards. C(...)

SoapBox Labs founder Patricia Scanlon

Speech-recognition technology developed by Irish company SoapBox Labs has been selected by a leading US research institute for use in a $30 million ed(...)

Patricia Scanlon: ‘If you want world-class companies then you have to invest deeply.’

Europe is no longer a leader when it comes to innovation but it can still fight back against the US and China by backing companies working in disrupti(...)

Dr Patricia Scanlon, founder of Soapbox Labs. Photograph: Arthur Carron

Irish technology company SoapBox Labs has partnered with language platform Lingumi to brings its speech recognition software to Lingumi’s app. The So(...)

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