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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 …

Self-healing software is on its way

By emulating processes that occur in the human body and applying them to computers, IBM Israel is leading the way in building self-healing software.   The IBM Haifa research facility. If your computer gets sick, would you rather give it …

Beating the boot-up blues

Beating the boot-up blues

Israel’s Soluto just won a prestigious TechCrunch Disrupt award with its lead product that may cut down PC boot-up time by up to half, a vital aid to the silent majority in need of solutions.   The Soluto crew winning …

Protection from underwater threats

An Israeli company is at the forefront of technology taking on the challenge of safeguarding us from threats that originate at sea.   Photo by Moshe Shai/Flash90. Harbors, ports, energy terminals, oilrigs, and piers all over the world need protection …

Go with Springo to cut through the tangled Web

A new web navigation service based solely on search term popularity, Springo may give Google a run for its money – or at least augment its service.   For Aviv Refua, the entrepreneur behind Netex and now Springo, the move …

Exploding star reveals secrets of the universe

Israeli scientists and international researchers have discovered a new type of exploding star or supernova that may shed light on some of the mysteries of the universe.   Scientists from Israel, Europe and the US have identified a third type …

Top ten smart surveillance systems from Israel

Video surveillance systems have become a vital tool in enabling authorities to trace criminals and terrorists. Israel is one of the leading players in the field. ISRAEL21c brings you the top 10 video security technologies from Israel.   After the …

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