Technology
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."

A Fresh Approach to Weather: Ringing in the Rain

Her unique approach to a scientific problem led Prof. Hagit Messer-Yaron to harness cellphone signals for measuring rainfallCellphones can already take photos, surf the Net, and even measure heart rate. But how about using cellphone signals to measure rainfall? A …

Home networking – the easy, Israeli way

Service Shield automates setting up the home networks and broadband services that the everyday user finds so complicated.Home networks may have grown more complicated in the last few years, but the home user hasn’t grown any more technically competent. That’s …

Israeli device monitors diabetes – the painless way

Orsense’s non-invasive glucose monitor that allows a diabetic patient to test his or her blood glucose levels without spilling a drop of blood. Doctors agree that the most essential way to treat diabetes and prevent long-term health complications is for …

Setting clothes in motion with Israel’s OptiTex

With the design system of Israel’s OptiTex, garment manufacturers can see a computer generated 3D image of their clothes in motion on a virtual runway, while they are still only at the ideas stage.The model swaggers down the catwalk. A …

The Israeli rainmakers

Scientists plan to produce rain in sub-tropical areas during the cloudless summer months by altering air currents using a unique thermal material developed in Israel.While scientists have made great strides in recent years in understanding and predicting the weather, the …

Let your PowerPoint do the talking

Tuva Software presents voice-over ‘Paul’ – ‘The speech automatically goes together with the visual information.’PowerPoint slides can be visually appealing and informative, but what really makes or breaks a presentation is the person talking you through it, expanding on the …