By Tiffany Stelman
Tucoola: Online Playground To Enhance Children’s Skills
The Israeli startup Tucoola developed a social game-based platform, to help preschool children improve their basic cognitive skills. The website, consisting of games to enhance memory, planning and hand-eye coordination, offers personalized reports and tips for parents.
July 18, 2012
Haifa Researchers Able To Control Insects’ Movements
An Israeli research team is harnessing millions of years of evolution to create the world's smallest unmanned aerial vehicles. The researchers are decoding the muscular activity of insects in flight, then translating it into a code that can be used to trigger their movement.
July 02, 2012
Uppsite Turns Your Site Into A Mobile App In 2 Minutes
Startup Uppsite converts websites into functioning native or web apps within two minutes, free of charge. The apps allow user engagement and social sharing - and are even submitted to the various app stores by Uppsite.
June 12, 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
Yotpo: Personalized Search Engine For Online Reviews
Yotpo is an Israeli startup that aims to help you reach the reviews most relevant for you, offering a personalized social review search engine, currently spanning over 30 million reviews. Its filtering system is based on parameters such as the reviewer’s relation to the searcher, according to his social profile.
April 25, 2012
Israeli 3D Printer Co ‘Objet’ Merges With American ‘Stratasys’
Israeli 3D printer company Objet is merging with its American counterpart Stratasys, creating a 3D printing giant with an equity value of approximately $1.4 billion. Objet creates prototypes for companies in the automotive, electronics, toys, jewelry and footwear industries.
April 17, 2012
Cellrox: New Technology Splits One Mobile Phone Into Two
An Israeli startup can turn your Android operating systems into two independent environments: one for work and one for personal use. With a single swipe, users can move from one setting to another, removing the need t o carry around two mobile phones.
April 05, 2012
GroupShot: Swap Your Face To Get The Perfect Picture
GroupShot is an Israeli-developed app that gives you a chance to make everyone look their best. The app selects the best parts from two or more pictures and integrates them into one perfect group shot.
March 14, 2012
Trendit: Mapping Population Movements Through Mobile Signals
Israeli startup Trendit provides real-time traffic and demographic data, using a simple tool - our mobile signals. The company’s People Analytics tool allows businesses to characterize the type of customers who pass by their stores, as well as length of stay.
March 12, 2012
Jay-Z Backed Powermat To ‘Revolutionize’ Wireless Charging?
Powermat, the company that provides wireless charging mats, announced their joint venture with battery giant Duracell. International superstar Jay-Z also joined the company as a spokesperson and investor.
February 22, 2012
Rabbi’s Startup: Make A Few Bucks Just By Surfing The Web
Swagbucks, co-founded by a Rabbi, allows internet users to earn virtual currency while doing simple activities such as watching videos or surfing the web. This money can later be used to purchase goods from companies such as Amazon and Gap.
February 12, 2012
Who Is Afraid Of Online Shopping?
Swedish-Israeli company Klarna offers to decrease the fraud risks of online shopping and build trust between buyer and seller. With an Israeli-created algorithm, the company analyzes and predicts buying patterns of customers and allows them to pay only after receiving their goods.
February 06, 2012
Winning Online Shopping Startup Says Goodbye Tailors, Hello Webcams
A new startup, which was named startup of the year, can make your trips to the tailor completely unnecessary: Using a standard webcam, the free software can measure your exact body dimensions and provide you with your clothing size and fit. The details can then be passed on to online clothing websites.
January 24, 2012
Israeli Social To-Do App Voted Best App Of 2011
Any.DO is an Israeli social to-do app that helps its users organize their tasks in better, more creative ways. It offers features such as online sharing and physical gestures and will most likely help you decrease your procrastination habits.
January 14, 2012