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."

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 …

The Israeli algorithm inside your satellite box

NDS smart cards, based on Israeli technology, enable broadcasters to offer customers new services without having to replace the set top boxIf you’re one of the 13 million or so American households who subscribe to DirectTV – the largest satellite …

Where there’s smoke, there’s Firesys

Firesys’s main selling point is its unparalleled quick response time, generally associated with more expensive technologies.Detecting smoke and fire quickly and effectively is important anywhere. But in certain environments – for example, the engine room of a cruise ship, inside …

Israel’s Rosetta Genomics – cracking the RNA code

Rosetta Genomics – Our approach is innovative in that it identifies genes by computer, and only afterwards verifies their existence in a biological laboratory.The historical Rosetta stone was found by French soldiers near the town of Rosetta in northern Egypt, …

Israeli airport technology detects intent of terrorists

Built to replace human selectors or random check ups of visitors, the SDS-VR-1000 is based on the assumption that sophisticated terrorists might not be included in suspect lists.Not many terrorists walk into an airport waving a banner announcing who they …