Technology
Nazareth is becoming a center for Israeli-Arab high-tech. Image via Shutterstock.com

Israeli company offers security with a fingerprint

Children attending schools in places like Rome, Georgia can now buy their school lunches with their fingertips, thanks to a new biometric scanning technology developed by Israeli company, BioGuard Components and Technologies. Under the scheme introduced in September, schoolchildren attending …

Web 2.0 for the Over 20s

ESnips is a content-sharing community for people who “have a life.”Like an online version of Andy Warhol’s famous declaration, everyone is getting their MySpace fifteen minutes of fame. But if you’re not a tech-savvy, music-crazed, dating-obsessed teenager, the MySpace online …

Five years of Israeli innovation and excellence

‘People in high tech are very aware that Israel – compared to its small size – has some amazing technological achievements’ – Bill GatesISRAEL – A POWERHOUSE FOR TECHNOLOGY Ask any expert how Israeli high tech has been doing over …

Taking the danger out of nuclear energy

Markedly more efficient than conventional water cooled reactors, gas cooled reactors self-cool in the case of an accident, precluding human intervention. An ISRAEL21c series The Israeli Energy Alternative In an era of perpetually rising fuel costs, the search for alternative …

Israeli company helps businesses predict the future

Making sense of endless data is what Business Events does quickly and accurately, enabling companies to monitor their business and reveal opportunities and changes weeks, months, or even years before they might otherwise have been identified.Amir Ashiri was a specialist …

Israeli technology to keep US borders safe

For the SBInet project, the Boeing/Elbit consortium proposed the radical idea of 1,800 towers equipped with cameras and motion detectors stretched across the border. For possibly the first time ever, the words Israel and border are in the same sentence …

Make way for Israel’s next-generation video content

The NeGeV consortium has the ‘capabilities to produce generic technologies that will enable a new personal TV reality to be adopted worldwide.’If you think viewing fuzzy, slow-downloading news clips on your cellphone, or watching over-pixillated YouTube Internet posts are the …