Israeli Social Engagement Platform OpenWeb Raises $150M Series E Round
The Series E round propels OpenWeb to unicorn status, as the Tel Aviv-based company is now valued at over $1 billion.
November 10, 2021
E-Scooter Firm Lime Issues Call For Safety Innovation Proposals From Israeli Startups
Lime also launched a safety portal in Hebrew, offering safety and parking tips, insurance information and details on community meetings for Lime riders.
December 17, 2019
Israeli Startup Develops Tech To Turn Elevators Into Moving Safe Rooms During Emergencies
Salamandra Zone says its technology provides a fire-resistant space designed to allow survival of fatal temperatures, carbon monoxide poisoning, and hazardous toxic materials.
November 04, 2018
Will Tesla’s Driverless Car Be Powered By Israel’s Mobileye Technology?
Premium electric car manufacturer Tesla is reportedly using Israeli company Mobileye's technology to launch driverless cars within a decade. Mobileye's system can identify the proximity of other vehicles, as well as other possible collision triggers.
April 23, 2014
Teens Listening To Their Favorite Tunes While Driving Commit More Errors And Violations
Playing your favorite music while driving might not be such a great idea, according to one study. BGU researchers have found that teen drivers are more likely to make mistakes when listening to their favorite music while softer background music increases safety.
October 07, 2013
Become A Safe ‘Super Driver’ With iOnRoad App
An Israeli tech veteran came up with a “treatment” for what in 2010 was the 10th-leading cause of death in the United States – road accident fatalities. Drivers who use his iOnRoad app become “super drivers” who are much more likely to get home alive, the CEO says.
May 02, 2012
iOnRoad Uses Augmented Reality To Warn Drivers
iOnRoad uses augmented reality to alert drivers of dangers on the road. The app uses a phone’s camera and GPS to determine the speed and distance between the cars. It then calculates the time required to brake in case of emergency and translates that into warnings.
September 12, 2011
Israeli Startup Invents Mechanism to Keep Your Strollers Safe
The idea that your baby's stroller could suddenly roll down a hill at a dizzying speed is every mother's worst nightmare. The same fear often grips people in wheelchairs or gurneys. A new Israeli startup has come up with a simple invention that limits the speed of a stroller's or wheelchair's wheels.
June 28, 2011