Technology
KamaTech founders Moshe Friedman and Zika Abzuk at the Microsoft R&D center, flanking four Haredi students placed by KamaTech at Microsoft, Marvel and Check Point.

Israeli technology IDs traces of explosives

‘We believe that our innovative products can introduce an unprecedented level of automation to airport luggage screening,’ says TraceGuard CEO Ehud Ganani.”I’m what people might refer to as a ‘rocket scientist’,” Ehud Ganani says with a laugh. His credentials certainly …

An Israeli sign of the times

‘In the past, a person had to see a TV ad only three times for it to be effective,” says Minicom’s Mika Yehezkeli. ‘Today, the same ad has to be played to someone about forty times for them to actually …

Israeli technology tracks down the loot

Swift-Find has partnered with UK auctioneers Gorringes. ‘This is the first time anyone has tried to provide a cross-category, global, online, real-time solution,’ says CEO Benny Arbel.How do you know that the iPod you are bidding on from eBay isn’t …

VeriFresh makes people stick out their tongues

The VeriFresh line of products – We’ve learned a tremendous amount about what dental hygienists care about, and we’ve developed products to really address those concerns.The first thing most people probably feel like doing after talking with Theodore Welt and …

Jerusalem investor goes Hollywood, with animation

The next Hollywood animated blockbuster of Lion King caliber just may hail from Jerusalem, a city that until now, has not exactly been on the map of international filmmaking. That, at least, is the hope of Erel Margalit, managing partner …

Ads underfoot

Eyeclick turns advertisements into interactive environments. If you thought there were commercials everywhere already, watch where you walk next time you go to the mall – they’re under your feet now too. Israeli company EyeClick combines rich media with motion …

Breaking the bad news the right way

MADAN C.N.C. is bringing instant notification to concerned families all over the world.Imagine this scenario. A foreign tourist visiting Disney World suffers a heart attack. He is taken to the nearest hospital, but is incoherent and is unable to supply …

Business is blooming for Israeli flowers

Israel’s average of 300 sunny days a year and relatively warm winter temperatures, especially in the Negev Desert, are excellent for growing summer flowers.High-technology know-how is fueling Israel’s ascendancy in the cut-flower industry, where export accounts for 90 percent of …

Akron, Ohio invests in Israeli technological incubator

The Targetetch incubator equips innovative startups with a vital catalyst for success.Just ten years ago, it was considered adventurous for American venture capital funds to back promising and innovative Israeli ideas in high tech – today, it is commonplace. On …

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