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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 …

Is this the end of the Wii?

Is this the end of the Wii?

Who needs a remote control? With CamSpace you can play interactive games on your computer by making your own controls – even from cardboard. If the Wii gaming system has proven to be the biggest thing in computer gaming since …