Technology
Israel’s core Kaltura team, from left: Leah Belsky, Naama Halevi, Eran Etam, Ron Yekutiel, Shay David and Michal Tsur Shalev.

Israeli device detects lethal homemade explosives

The ACRO-PET tester – ‘It’s for anybody who finds suspicious powder and goes ‘what is that?”In the era of global terrorism, one of the main problems facing security forces has been the inability to detect homemade bombs. Richard Reid, the …

Pentagon-level security for your laptop

An Israeli start-up has developed an innovative new credit-card sized security device that can provide Pentagon-level security to laptops when users access the Internet via hotspots, airports, and hotel rooms. The Yoggie Gatekeeper, developed by Yoggie Security Systems, is a …

Israeli startup Kasamba finds the path to knowledge

According to Kasamba, the path to knowledge they provide is a much more personal one than more established advice sites such as Yahoo Answers, Google Answers and Guru.com.Looking for a third generation clairvoyant, a how-to guide on becoming an astronaut, …

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 …