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Meet the kids at the heart of Israel’s high-tech future

Meet the kids at the heart of Israel’s high-tech future

At non-profit organization StartupSeeds, Israel’s teenage entrepreneurs and computer whiz kids are being given an unusual opportunity to develop their skills. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCw0F7m6fh8 What do you do if you’re a bright young Israeli teenager interested in software programming? Join StartupSeeds of …

Israel’s ImageID tracks and traces cargo

An Israeli inventory and shipment tracking system could make the difference between your company’s profit and loss, and even closure and survival. When you lose something around the house, it’s annoying, but in business, losses can be fatal – especially …

Israel’s MobileRL revamps the media ratings reality

An Israeli company could revolutionize the TV ratings system with a technology that transmits compressed audio via cell phone, giving a far more accurate picture of what viewers are really watching. The old “Nielsen box” – that tells us who’s …

The BIRD Foundation helps Israeli companies to fly

In troubled economic times, an organization like BIRD – the Israel-US Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation, which matches promising Israeli start ups with US partners, is more vital than ever. Israeli startups have a lot of great ideas, with …

Dyslexics get it with Ghotit

When you’re dyslexic regular spell checks don’t help. You need something even more basic to ensure you get your message across correctly. Enter Israel’s Ghotit. Even with modern technology, online translation programs, and spell-checkers, dyslexics have a hard time getting …

Turning your cell phone into a magic show

Turning your cell phone into a magic show

Tel Aviv company TrixCell offers magic by cell phone. Shlomi Grandes, CEO of Israeli company TrixCell asked me to think about one of four alcoholic beverages I preferred – beer, whiskey, martini or wine. Just a couple of minutes later, …

Snake vision to fight chemo terrorism

An Israeli researcher has developed a new infrared system inspired by the vision of snakes and bats that can monitor water supplies, and keep us safe from chemical attack. Chemical terrorism, or chemo-terrorism for short, doesn’t get as much press …

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