Technology
Some of the entrepreneurs at UpWest Labs. Photo by Maki Oshiro.

Let your PowerPoint do the talking

Tuva Software presents voice-over ‘Paul’ – ‘The speech automatically goes together with the visual information.’PowerPoint slides can be visually appealing and informative, but what really makes or breaks a presentation is the person talking you through it, expanding on the …

Israeli surveillance keeps an eye on the camera

The US Department of Energy at the San Diego Water District is piloting new intelligent digital video surveillance software developed by Israeli start-up Aspectus Video Intelligence. The technology, which is now being tested in several pilot schemes across the United …

Israeli expertise mines the new water frontier

MagSens has developed a fully automated sensor, to be installed at several points in the water-flow process, which can detect even the minutest concentration of contaminating materials in the conducted water.In Israel, clean water is the color of money. Water …

Sunday in the park – with your laptop

Hudson River Park patrons will be able to enjoy wireless internet thanks to the Israeli technology of InspiAir.New Yorkers living in downtown Manhattan no longer need to take their laptop computers to Starbucks when they are looking for easy Internet …

Freshening the fruit bowl using fog

Optiguide, has developed an innovative “dry fog” humidifier that provides a highly efficient solution to problems associated with moisture and biodegradable products during prolonged periods of storage.Nobody wants to buy, let alone eat, a moldy potato, bruised apple, or a …

Israeli professor envisions a bright future

Professor David Faiman in front of his photovoltaic cells apparatus: When people say that the existing supply of fossil fuels will last another 30 or 40 years… this doesn’t mean that life as we know it will last 30 or …