Technology
Roi Holzman studies little fish

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 …

Israeli super-towels mop up in Las Vegas

Arad Textiles supplies towels to 60,000 of the 150,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas”We have no R&D department at our Arad plant, because almost all the company’s employees are involved in R&D. What I am selling this year won’t be …

Incubators provide high tech nourishment

Like software solution providor Eurikify, the program supports novice entrepreneurs at the earliest stage, and turn them into productive businesses with products for export.Standing in an elegant evening gown in a Tel Aviv hotel convention room, Rina Pridor glowed with …

Retalix makes every checkout line express

Retalix’s systems enable retailers to serve in excess of 30 million customers a day, a number that is growing continually.The next time you zip through the grocery checkout line at your supermarket, you can thank Israeli technology. The cashier behind …