Israeli Startup Helps Visually Impaired Navigate Indoor Spaces With App-Sensor System
Founded in 2015, RighHear works in over 1,000 locations worldwide, mapping malls, hospitals, museums and universities to make them accessible.
February 11, 2020
High-Tech Tel Aviv Hotel Pays Tribute To Batman With Lively Street Art Exhibit
The LINK Hotel & Hub is marking the 80th anniversary of the introduction of Batman with an original exhibition.
December 24, 2019
‘HelpAround’ App Helps Diabetics Find Immediate Help In A Crowd
With one in ten people suffering from diabetes in the US, it isn't too hard to find a diabetic in the crowd – a fact that can come in handy when someone with diabetes requires urgent medical assistance. Israeli app HelpAround was created to help these people find each other – and offer assistance in a time of need.
June 18, 2014
Meet The ‘Anti-Social’ Network That Helps You Avoid People You Don’t Like
How many times did you bump into someone you were desperately trying to avoid, but didn't have time to turn around? Israeli app Split is “anti-social” application that enables you to avoid unwanted encounters.
May 19, 2014
Israeli Students Develop An Electronic ‘Guide Dog’ For The Blind
Three students from the Technion have taken upon themselves to give the blind a high-tech alternative to the Seeing Eye dog and cane. The result is a device based on a Kinect camera that can give the blind audio-feedback and help them navigate safely.
May 08, 2014
‘The Waze of Agriculture’ Aids Farmers Around The World With Crowdsourced Data
How frustrating would it be if the success of your business was dependent on the forces of nature? Well, for millions of farmers worldwide – that is reality. Israeli app AgriTask uses data gathered from many farmers to give single farmers an advantage over mother nature.
April 06, 2014
goFlow: Big Wave Rider Ian Walsh Joins Former Israeli Women’s Surf Champ To Launch Global Surfing App
Any surfer will tell you the most frustrating thing is for weather forecast to predict a flat sea, only for you to miss awesome waves. That's why a former pro surfer launched a kickin' surfing app, which uses crowdsourcing to ensure surfers never miss a wave.
March 31, 2014
Cimagine Shows What The Future Of Shopping Looks Like With Augmented Reality App
What could be more frustrating than hauling home a bulky sofa only to realize it doesn't look as good in your home as it did in the store. Israeli app Cimagine uses advanced augmented reality to give you a 3D look at what the piece will look like at home
March 24, 2014
Israeli App Ensures You Have Cellphone Signal Everywhere
We've all been there: You have to make an important call, but you suddenly have poor cellphone signal. Israeli app Glove is designed to ensure you select the carrier that has the best coverage, wherever you are.
January 09, 2014
Fiverr Makes Its ‘Gig Economy’ More Accessible With Mobile App
Israeli company Fiverr, which offers a $5 marketplace for various goods and services (called "gigs") has launched its mobile app. Now, you can browse through their gig index from your smartphone and book the gig you like.
December 22, 2013
Mally Wants To Be The Waze Of Indoor Navigation
So you've reached the mall, but how do you get around once you get there? Israeli startup Mally has created an app that automatically converts 2D maps into 3D interactive navigation tools for large indoor structures, such as malls and museums.
December 02, 2013
Israeli Sheet Music App Tonara Adds Interactive Score Synchronization To Help Musicians
Israeli startup Tonara, which offers smart sheet music for musicians, has recently introduced a major update. The company's new app will keep track of music for musicians and stage technicians, performing tasks such as turning music sheet automatically.
November 26, 2013
24me 2.0: The Calendar That Says It Knows What You Need Before You Do
24me, a personal-assistant calendar app from Israel, has launched its new version, dubbed 2.0, which, according to the company, is so efficient, it knows what you need to do before you even do.
November 25, 2013
‘Hop’ Will Give Email Conversations A Better Flow On Your Smartphone
It's easy to understand why people prefer texting apps to email apps on their smartphones. Texting was made for cellphones, while emails were simply adapted. Now Israeli startup Hop has created an app that will let you enjoy the benefits of email, while maintaining the feel of texting.
October 25, 2013
GeneG’s App Will Make Genetic Testing As Available As Text Messaging
It took eight years and $3 billion to map out the human genome. Now, an Israeli company is going to make your genome available to you wherever you go with a simple smartphone app. Will this app usher in a new era in medicine?
October 22, 2013