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This illustration shows the DeOrbiter 1 microsatellite attached to a much larger communication satellite after the rendezvous and docking process, and pushing it to the "graveyard orbit."

Turning your cell phone into a top notch camera

Eyesquad’s proprietary lens design and image processing technologies make it possible for all objects from 10 cm. to infinity to be brought into focus automatically and simultaneously. It may not be too far off in the future when world-class photographers …

Grand Israeli designs to keep sensitive American sites safe

‘With Lighthouse, security planners and decision makers can plan defense arrays themselves, taking into account all the constraints and issues – budgetary, engineering, and environmental – Ittai Bar Yosef.Here’s the problem. You’ve got a sensitive installation which could be a …

Israeli researchers promise a more beautiful you

‘Beauty is not in the eye of the beholder,’ says co-researcher Cohen-Or. ‘Beauty is merely a function of mathematical distances or ratios.’If the camera could lie, would you let it? Three Israeli computer scientists from Tel Aviv University (TAU) have …

Israeli expertise helps put the bang into Playstation3

The Cell Broadband Engine chip controller conceived by the Sony-Toshiba-IBM (STI) team which powers the Playstation3 console.Moshe Leibowitz has never been much of a Playstation fan. But that didn’t stop the manager of circuit technologies at the IBM Haifa Development …

A winning game of ‘tag’ from Israeli startup

Aeroscout’s Gabi Daniely: A new breed of asset tracking has been introduced to the market – Wi-Fi-based Active RFID.Denmark’s Legoland is one of Europe’s largest and most popular theme parks, covering 2.5 million square feet and visited by over 1.6 …

Speed dialing into a parking spot

PaNGo enables service providers to put into operation the mobile phone as a single device to access parking lots and pay for the service.Joseph Belhassen, executive vice president of business development at Israeli startup MobyDom was advising an acquaintance on …

Israeli scientists create molecule-size keypad lock

Prof. Abraham Shanzer: Faster and more powerful molecular locks could serve as the smallest ID tags, providing the ultimate defense against forgery.When you withdraw money from an ATM you must enter a personal identification number. It’s no good entering the …