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."

Solving a problem in the blink of an eye

Say goodbye to the eye patch. OphthoCare’s electronic glasses recently received FDA approval for treating amblyopia syndrome in children.Imagine what it’s like to be a child and told you have to wear an eye patch. And imagine what it’s like …

Israeli expertise solves a hairy problem

The Syneron hair removal devices are based on Elos – a combined energy technology that uses Bi-Polar Radio Frequency and optical energy (either laser or IPL.) Maybe it’s because Israelis are always interested in fields in which scientific and technological …

Jerusalem becoming call center capital

‘There’s no doubt that Jerusalem is the optimal place for American and European companies to outsource their work.’It’s a scenario that takes place every day in the United States. A consumer needs a service center and calls the toll free …

‘Wisely’ connecting Israeli and American companies

IsraelWise’s Maoz Tenenbaum: What we’re about is helping American companies explore Israeli technology, to provide market research and background on the company and the management.While it’s a known fact that outside of Silicon Valley, Israel possesses the largest concentration of …

Israeli lawn-mowing robot makes the cut

Wouldn’t you like to lie back on a lounge chair with a cool drink while your lawn mower cuts the grass by itself? Semi-automated lawn mowers have been in existence for years, but never with the autonomous qualities of the …

California VCs look to Israel for the next big thing

XLoom’s InfinFlame uses the mechnical XFP form factor adopted by leading switch vendors as the form factor of choice for high speed links.For the second year running, a delegation of some 30 American venture capital funds based in California were …

Israel lauded for pioneering work in VoIP

Jeff Pulver: We want to recognize VocalTec and the many other Israeli companies that are responsible for helping to make VoIP happen over those 10 years.The next time you save a bundle of money by talking to someone overseas via …

Capturing a person’s electronic signature

The electronic signature is based on the electronic signals of our body current, the signals we give off automatically and continuously as our heart beats, our brain whirrs, and we breathe and function.When it comes to biometric devices, traditional image …