Technology
The war didn’t deter young techies from around the world to come to Tel Aviv for a hackathon.

Graphic breakthrough for the blind developed in Israel

VirTouch’s technology allows the blind to see through their fingertips elements like pictures, even photographs, maps, charts and tables, and flow charts – everyday things that are today off-limits for the blind.Amazing advancements for the visually impaired have taken place …

Israeli company offers an office in your palm

The Qualitop software enables field agents to work with customers completely independently, while maintaining real-time communications with the office and interface with company systems, using the affordable and easily accessible Palm devices. Dror Shiryon knows that many of the concepts …

Shhhh… Israeli technology powers American library systems

Ex Libris systems are now used by more than three-million people at about one-thousand-three-hundred sites in fifty countries on six continents. Remember the old fashioned days of thumbing through the card catalogue at your university library, futilely trying to find …

IBM Israel’s R&D labs justify their huge prestige

IBM Israel’s labs employ 600 people in three separate divisions – the main research lab, the chip and electronic components development lab and the software development lab.The latest accomplishment by IBM lab technicians in Haifa allowed the company’s local management …

Israeli startups in the spotlight

In contrast to invasive surgical procedures in which unwanted fat is physically extracted, Ultrashape’s transdermal application of ultrasonic energy causes the targeted rupture of fat cells.Amid the resurgence of interest in Israel by American and European venture capital companies, the …

Food for thought

Evogene Chief Operating Officer Ofer Haviv: “We are trying to do what nature is doing, but we are directing and accelerating the changes.” While there is no endeavor as traditional as agriculture and classical plant breeding – there is no …