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Technology 2015 Exhibition at the Tel Aviv Convention Center. Photo by Benny Gam Zu Letova

High-definition TV over low-cost Internet

Cut the cable, lose the satellite dish: ZiXi’s streaming Internet TV platform is better and cheaper, and it’s made in Israel. Zixi CEO Israel Drori. Disconnect those cables. Take those unsightly satellite dishes off your roof. Everything your TV needs …

NovoSpeech allows devices to ‘hear’ clearly

Despite technological advances, automatic speech recognition has lagged behind, but now an Israel company offers a better solution for phones, GPS and other devices. Drivers using GPS devices with voice input can find themselves in the wrong location if the …

Top trending news on your iPad

No more wading through websites: Israel’s popular HitPad app brings automated news curation to the iPad. Main view. Lacking the sort of briefing staff enjoyed by presidents and prime ministers, most of us can’t get our daily news without wading …

Don’t worry, roam happy

Onavo crunches your data so you can download more for less, no matter where you’re using your cellular phone. Onavo co-founder Guy Rosen. The story goes that a little old lady from Pasadena went traveling in Europe. She used her …

GM’s engines rev up on Israeli ingenuity

At its R&D center in Herzliya, General Motors looks to Israeli engineers for tomorrow’s automotive technology, and invests in Israeli startups with exciting products to share. GM Israel site director Gil Golan and GM’s VP for R&D, Dr. Alan Taub, …

Peer39 helps web ads hit their target

When advertisers want their ads to end up on the right sites – and avoid the wrong sites – they turn to the semantic solution offered by Peer39. Peer39 execs from left, Alex White (VP Product and Account Management), Andy …

Meet your new high-tech Rolodex, made in Israel

Take a picture of your business cards with your smart phone, and ScanBizCards converts them to text, stores them and much more. ScanBizCards lets you scan, store and organize paper business cards onto your phone. It’s a familiar problem for …

Hail a cab with a tap of your smart phone

Hail a cab with a tap of your smart phone

Israel’s GetTaxi mobile phone application puts an end to running down the street with an outstretched arm, and benefits drivers as well. The app lets you hail a cab and get complete driver and trip info. Carrie Bradshaw on “Sex …

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