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The personal assistant on your computer

Israel’s Genieo has developed a free application that can transform your PC into a personalized ‘newspaper’ guaranteed to bring you only the stories you want. “I was amazed that the cloud – the Internet – knew all about me, even …

Vivotext puts expression into computerized voices

Invented by a renowned pianist this Israeli technology can add and adjust expressiveness to computerized voices, making them sound happy, sad, angry, calm – just like the real thing. Gershon Silbert used his experience as a pianist to create natural …

Mind-controlled computing for the disabled

A new Israeli-developed tool enables the disabled to send emails by thought alone, and could revolutionize the world of mind-controlled computing. Photo by Dani Machlis, Ben-Gurion University Ben-Gurion University of the Negev students Uri Usami, Ariel Rosen and Ofir Tam …

Israel: Communication satellite superpower

Spacecom’s rapidly growing satellite fleet provides communication capabilities for many of the world’s highest-demand markets. An artist’s rendering of the AMOS-4 satellite, the fifth communications satellite set to be launched by Israel’s Spacecom, sometime next year. Many people are surprised …

Don’t worry, roam happy

Congratulations go to Onavo, an Israeli startup that just received two awards at the Next Web Startup Rally in Amsterdam last week: the “public’s choice” and “best mobile company” prizes. Onavo makes a simple iPhone app that compresses the data …

AKOL – using the cloud to feed the developing world

Learning how to cope with drought and raise productive cows is now just a click away, thanks to a kibbutz-based company’s cloud-based software supported by IBM. Photo by Tsafrir Abayov/Flash90 AKOL gives low-income farmers the ability to get top-level information …

Get mobile with a touch free cellphone

Get mobile with a touch free cellphone

Forget pressing, tapping and keystrokes, Israel’s Extreme Reality lets you use your mobile phones with just a flick of the hand. Thumb fatigue and remote controls will be a thing of the past once phones are equipped with totally touch-free …

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