Author: Lutz

Software for Icelandic horse events

IceTestNG 2.6 released

We are happy to announce the release of IceTestNG 2.6 today. This release contains over 30 fixes and new functions, and quite a few of those have been made after the great feedback we got from IceTestNG users at our mini conference in Hannover in January. Here’s the list of fixed tickets mentioned in the…
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February 4, 2020 0

Mark Entry For Judges

You see it in other sports all the time: “big horse” dressage shows, figure skating, ski jumping… judges use computers or other electronic devices to submit their scores. Offering this kind of functionality has always been on our to-do list for IceTestNG, and we are excited to announce that we have successfully used this feature…
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August 7, 2018 0

Video Wall Output

Providing information for the audience is an important part of the data center’s work at every competition. The ticker website and a special view for the speaker can be used by all competitions, but some events are lucky enough to have large video walls like this one at Icehorse Festival in Denmark: A giant screen…
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June 13, 2018 0

Competition no 4 — check!

On December 3, IceTestNG was used at its fourth competition, and we are really happy with the results! The successor to IceTest has now been tested at four tournaments altogether, two in Germany and two in the United States. While all these competitions had less than a hundred participants, the classes and tests offered covered the…
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December 5, 2016 0

Current status of IceTest NG

The core functionality of IceTest NG is complete.  We have arranged for several small competitions to be run exclusively using the new software.  The first competitions were “supervised” by Lutz or Doug to make sure there was immediate support ready to deal with any problems.  The most recent competition took place without any on-site support. …
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November 1, 2016 0

The story of IceTest “Classic”

The first version of IceTest, “Classic”, was first introduced in 2002 and evolved with the Icelandic horse sport during its early years. The software was originally created to find a more correct and efficient way to calculate marks than using pencil and paper or spreadsheets in software such as Microsoft Excel. IceTest Classic is built using…
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October 29, 2016 0