Oscar Hovde Berntsen shapes the idea of virtual fencing
Patent applications. Later granted in the USA, Norway and Europe.
Incorporation of Nofence AS
Intensive product development work and testing.
A pilot project in Norway with 850 goats.
The Norwegian Food Safety Authority agrees that the use of Nofence on goats is legal in Norway. First tests on cattle at the University of Life Sciences, Norway.
2500 goats using Nofence. Larger tests on cattle and sheep at the University of Life Sciences, Norway.
4000 goats using Nofence. 1500 cattle and 1000 sheep participating in a commercial pilot project in Norway. A narrow selection of customers in other countries start using Nofence.
The Norwegian Food Safety Authority agrees that the use of Nofence on Cattle and Sheep is legal in Norway. Sales to selected customers in the UK.