Technology
FeeX cofounders Uri Levine, left, Eyal Halahmi, Yoav Zurel and David Weisz.
Teaching the blind to see through sound

Teaching the blind to see through sound

A new soundscape language has been created by an Israeli researcher that allows blind people to ‘see’ objects, in much the same way a bat does. Sounds can delight the ears and the soul, but according to Israeli researcher Dr. …

Powering $200 billion in trade every day

Untouched by economic crisis and still conquering new territory, Israel’s Traiana has developed a foreign exchange trade processing service that’s now the market standard. “Money makes the world go round,” they say. Well, since the explosive growth of electronic foreign …

NASA takes Israeli technology to the moon

When NASA needed help storing data from its lunar space probe it turned to Israeli company Sital Technology for the technology. Now other space projects are underway. In June, NASA launched the first Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, a probe that is …

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 …

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