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

Note-taking made easy, the Israeli way

Tegrity has technological agreements with dozens of US educational institutions including Tulane, Carnegie Mellon, Georgia Tech, Benedictine and Colorado Tech.The chore of studying has become easier and considerably more interesting for today’s university students thanks to innovative technologies like PowerPoint …

Israeli digital software on crest of media revolution

Olive Software’s founder Yoni Stern: We invented the concept of easy access to digital news and we are still the leader in the field.With the Internet becoming the main source of news for many people, newspapers are fading into the …

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 …