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An Israeli flash drive in every wallet

Walletex CEO Alon Atsmon: I think the [Wallet Flash] shape is the future… The most convenient place is in your wallet.Those little flash memory drives that plug into any USB port and let you carry your files around on your …

Putting on an Ezface

Ruth Gal in a before (right) and after photo. ‘We turn the computer screen into a virtual mirror,’ says Gal, creator of EZface Inc.With children, jobs, activities, meetings, social outings, perpetual commitment and endless obligation at the fore, leisure time …

Drive silently and carry an S-Chip

‘Noise is one of the worst kinds of environmental pollution,’ says Silentium’s CEO Yossi Barath, “It puts a lot of stress on our brain and has a serious psychological effect, too, not to mention leading to deafness.” Paddling silently up …

Israeli technology IDs traces of explosives

‘We believe that our innovative products can introduce an unprecedented level of automation to airport luggage screening,’ says TraceGuard CEO Ehud Ganani.”I’m what people might refer to as a ‘rocket scientist’,” Ehud Ganani says with a laugh. His credentials certainly …

An Israeli sign of the times

‘In the past, a person had to see a TV ad only three times for it to be effective,” says Minicom’s Mika Yehezkeli. ‘Today, the same ad has to be played to someone about forty times for them to actually …

Israeli technology tracks down the loot

Swift-Find has partnered with UK auctioneers Gorringes. ‘This is the first time anyone has tried to provide a cross-category, global, online, real-time solution,’ says CEO Benny Arbel.How do you know that the iPod you are bidding on from eBay isn’t …

VeriFresh makes people stick out their tongues

The VeriFresh line of products – We’ve learned a tremendous amount about what dental hygienists care about, and we’ve developed products to really address those concerns.The first thing most people probably feel like doing after talking with Theodore Welt and …

Jerusalem investor goes Hollywood, with animation

The next Hollywood animated blockbuster of Lion King caliber just may hail from Jerusalem, a city that until now, has not exactly been on the map of international filmmaking. That, at least, is the hope of Erel Margalit, managing partner …