Technology
The CyberSpark pavilion at a recent Cybertech conference.

Anti-bacterial textiles to save lives

The same bacteria that make your sweaty socks smell are responsible for some 1.7 million hospital-associated infections in the US alone. An Israeli antibacterial fabric may offer a solution. In hospitals, fabric bred bacteria gain a foothold through wounds or …

Getting a handle on web chat that affects stocks

Online opinion affects stock prices. Now an Israeli start up is helping investors get an understanding of how stock prices will rise and fall with a text analysis technology that aggregates this online sentiment. Photo of Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, …

Getting from A to B with online mapping

A pioneer in online and smart phone mapping, Israel’s Telmap navigation tools are used by half the smart phone users in Europe and the Middle East. Photo by Moshe Shai/Flash90. Navigating roads in Israel, Europe, the Middle East and Asia …

With SafeRise, you are the key to your home [video]

With SafeRise, you are the key to your home [video]

Say goodbye to your house keys with a new security system developed in Israel based on cutting edge voice and face recognition technologies.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZ2ja5dKqxg The days of fumbling for your house keys as you reach home could soon be …

No-risk restaurant dining

Food lovers can discover the best restaurants and dishes with a new user-driven iPhone application that is gradually evolving into a ‘Twitter for foodies’   Photo by Moshe Shai/Flash90. Preparing food at a restaurant in Tel Aviv. The problem with …

A one-click toolbar for social media

Adding applications is now as easy as a one-click install, with the new toolbar from Israel’s Wibiya, which consolidates dozens of social media functions into a single space-saving strip. Wibiya aims to streamline the whole process of social interaction on …

New sniff device allows paralyzed to move and write

A new sniff-sensing device designed in Israel may help the severely paralyzed to communicate, surf the Net and steer their wheelchairs. Sniffing is a precise motor skill that is controlled partly by the soft palate, which in turn is controlled …

An acoustic eye to sound-out your leaks

An Israeli company may have the energy-saving, cost-effective solution to detect leaks and blockages in the pipelines of both humans and machines – and GE seems to agree. Photo by Moshe Shai/Flash90. If something goes wrong in an aircraft’s hydraulics …

Using GPS to track crowds and evaluate our health

Using GPS technology, Israeli scientists can track our activities in space and time, spurring a seemingly infinite number of potential applications from medicine to crowd control.   Photo by Nati Shohat/Flash90. Using GPS mall operators will be able to manage …

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