Bird E-Scooters Use Israeli Navigation Tech To Disrupt Micromobility Sector
Trailze is remapping the urban grid to create a safe and sustainable way for cyclists, scooter riders, delivery couriers and residents to move around cities.
June 23, 2020
Israeli Startup Oriient Raises $4M For In-Store Navigation
Founded in 2016, Oriient uses magnetic fields and smartphones sensors to provide indoor positioning services.
April 25, 2019
You Have Reached Your Destination: Israeli Startup Navin Aims To Be The Waze Of Indoor Navigation
The Tel Aviv company uses crowdsourced data to build digital maps for pedestrian guidance of massive structures such as airports, hospitals, and malls, without GPS
January 02, 2019
PowerUp Toys Transforms Ordinary Paper Planes Into Motorized Masterpieces
The Israeli company is making a name for itself in the aeronautics, gadget, and education industries with its smartphone-controlled paper airplanes.
February 06, 2018
Waze Attacked: Technion Students Create Traffic Jam Cyber Attack On GPS App
Students from the Technion created a program able to disrupt Waze’s advanced navigation systems, causing it to report fictitious traffic jams that redirected routes on the popular GPS platform.
March 25, 2014
Waze Uses Celebrity Voices In Latest GPS Navigation Update
"In 300 meters, start laughing!" Israeli-founded GPS navigation app Waze has teamed up with Universal Studios to bring celebrities to narrate turn-by-turn navigation. The first celebrity is comedian Kevin Hart.
November 25, 2013
Waze Founder Uri Levine Talks About The Company’s Path To Billion-Dollar Success
It is no secret that Google's recent Acquisition of Waze for a whopping $1.03 billion was a big deal. However, one of Waze's founders, Uri Levine, advises young entrepreneurs not to pursue the exit for the sake of it.
June 25, 2013
‘Blind As A Bat’ Is Surprisingly Inaccurate, As Researchers Determine The Mammals’ 3D Vision
Studies on the way the brain navigates on a plain have so far focused on two dimensions. Now researchers at the Weizmann Institute in Israel set out to get a better understanding of how the brain processes 3D environments – using fruit bats.
May 31, 2013
Israeli GPS App Waze Wins Best Mobile App Award At Mobile World Congress
Waze, the popular Israeli GPS navigation app, won the Mobile World Congress' Judges Choice Award this Tuesday for best overall mobile application, beating other top contenders such as Dropbox, Flipboard and Square.
February 27, 2013
Social Navigation – A New Approach to Driving
A mobile software application is giving drivers a snapshot of what is happening on the roads ahead at any given moment by providing them with other drivers' data, getting them to their destination in the quickest possible way.
January 03, 2011