Technology
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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 …

Helping dyslexics one heartbeat at a time

The BrightStar program combines one-on-one special needs teaching with innovative technology. A father and son team from Israel has patented an innovative technology called Brightstar that is helping thousands of Americans overcome dyslexia. Dyslexia is a neurologically-based, often familial, disorder …