Technology
AlgoValue cofounder and CEO Raphael Meyara, left, and cofounder and CFO Tsachi Hageg.

Israeli aids coalition effort with weaponry technology

Israeli weapons manufacturer Rafael designed the Litening Targeting Pods used to fire precision weapons from the Marines’ AV-8B Harrier jet, seen here taking off in the Persian Gulf.Even though Israel is not actively participating in the coalition against Iraq at …

Outstanding technological incubator projects honored

The A-Trap device involves the fermentation of natural foodstuffs which is safe to use indoors and does not attract beneficial insects, thereby causing no environmental imbalance.A tiny robot that directs surgical tools with greater precision than a surgeon’s hand. An …

Technion twins solve face recognition puzzle

The Bronsteins’ algorhythm system could be used at airports or border crossings where a 3-D security camera could scan passengers’ faces and compare them with a database of three-dimensional pictures of suspected criminals or terrorists. (Photo: Technion)Leave it to identical …

Bar code heads for extinction?

Eldat has developed an infrared two-way remote electronic shelf label communications system, which includes a processor, and liquid crystal display. The bane of any supermarket worker or manager is the repetitive task of updating sticker prices on shelves. More than …

Intel launches Israel-developed Centrino chip series

The Centrino processor will enable the development of thinner, faster and lighter mobile computers.As the latest series of the Intel’s new series of mobile Centrino computer chips and products is unveiled in New York this week with great fanfare and …

‘Electronic detective’ aids fraud investigations

The Contextor’s most important asset to investigations is its ability to build links among pieces of seemingly unrelated information.What does a modern-day detective need to solve insurance, telecommunications and credit card fraud, money laundering cases, or even figure out who …

Paving the way for environmentally friendly hydroponics

The Substrate system solves the most pressing problems of commercial hydroponic growers using or planning to install a re-circulating nutrient solution system (RNS) to nourish their crops. An Israeli company has developed a new technology which eliminates the use of …

Keeping data safe in the event of disaster

The cost of system downtime is up to $6 million an hour. An Israeli start-up has developed a data replication and disaster recovery service that helps businesses keep their data safe and accessible in the event of an earthquake, fire, …

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