Faces Of The Startup Nation: Q&A With Gambling Great Eyal Shaked Of 888
When Shaked's not busy managing online gambling empire 888 or his family's venture capital firm Shaked Ventures, he enjoys horseback riding and eating lots of shawarma.
December 18, 2014
Gesture Recognition Is Not Just For Games: Israeli Tech Tracks A Skeleton For Biometric Authentication
Israel is a world-leader in gesture recognition, with international names like Microsoft, Apple and Sega using it for their products. Now, Israeli startup Extreme Reality has shown that their software can be used for the security industry as well as the gaming industry.
April 21, 2014
Wheeldo: Using Gaming To Train And Learn About Your Employees
Israeli startup Wheeldo proves what we all knew as kids: That you can learn while you play. Wheeldo's platform uses gaming to train and learn about employees; and the startup already counts big names like Amdocs and Intel as clients.
December 29, 2013
Six Israeli Companies Changing The Gaming World
Everyone knows that Israel is a world leader when it comes to startups, but few are talking about the country's strong gaming industry. NoCamels lists six Israeli companies that are making substantial contributions to the international gaming market.
December 03, 2013
Israeli Gaming Kickstarter Campaign Reaches $250,000 Goal Within 5 Hours
One thing many gamers are waiting for is a virtual reality experience that actually feels real. Israeli controller system Stem is a major step in that direction and has been given the ultimate "thumbs-up" by beating its quarter-million-dollar Kickstarter goal within five hours.
September 22, 2013
Weboolu: Be A Gamer Anywhere, On Any Screen
The smartphone revolution has forever changed the way we think of games. What was once the realm of gamers, spending hundreds of dollars on consoles, is now accessible to anyone with a smartphone. Now, Israeli company Weebolu is trying to take the revolution further.
November 27, 2012
Plarium: The Israeli Gaming Giant That Is Big In Russia
All over the English speaking world, Zynga is synonymous with Facebook gaming. But in Eastern Europe and Russia, a different company is taking social gaming by storm – Israeli gaming giant Plarium.
November 21, 2012
Mossad: Use Your Smartphone To Become A Spy
With its new game, simply titled "Mossad", Israeli gaming company Geonuts wants people to live out their cloak and dagger fantasies using a common, yet sophisticated gadget – the smartphone. The game uses augmented reality and location-based tracking to enable players to act as spies.
November 08, 2012
Funtactix: Turning Blockbusters Into Video Games
Hunger Games, Rango and Mission Impossible are just a few of the movies that have been adapted for online gaming. All three games have one thing in common: they've been adapted by the same company – Israeli Funtactix.
October 09, 2012
Ringbow Enhances Gaming On Touch Devices With Finger-Control Ring
Ringbow is a wearable ring device that enhances user interaction with touch devices, primarily designed for mobile gaming. It provides the functionalities of a mouse, keyboard and joystick simultaneously, enabling remote controlling for operating systems and applications.
August 23, 2012
Nextends Turns Two Smarphones Into One For Mobile Games
Nextends, a new Israeli startup, developed a platform for social gaming experience. Their first game, MonstAir Hockey, allows two users to place their iPhones next to each other and create a shared air hockey playground.
August 07, 2012
Will Israel’s ‘Playcast’ Revolutionize Video Game Industry?
Leading the way towards a significant shift in the gaming industry is Israeli company Playcast. The company's technology enables cable and satellite television companies to offer the latest video games without the need to buy an expensive console or the games themselves.
May 21, 2012