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Israeli Anti-Drone Technology Helps to End Drone Threat at Gatwick Airport

Thursday, December 27th, 2018

Source: The Jerusalem Post Gatwick Airport in the United Kingdom was shut down for well over 24 hours this week as drones were detected in the area. The disruption led to ‘the cancellation of over 800 flights and travel chaos for 120,000 passengers’ according to The Jerusalem Post. Among the technology used by the British Army […]

Israeli Ingenuity Will Take Center Stage at CES 2019

Monday, December 24th, 2018

For more than 50 years, the annual CES convention – formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show – has been a showcase of all the latest innovations, devices and gadgets, and a mainstay of the calendar for tech industry executives, thought leaders, investors, and journalists. As in past years, Israel’s presence will be strongly felt […]

Tech for Good: How Israeli Innovation Is Improving the World

Monday, December 24th, 2018

  Israel’s ingenuity and unyielding pursuit of innovation have made the nation an international high-tech hub, catapulting the country to global leadership in diverse sectors like cybersecurity, digital health, drone technology, and mobility. But Israel’s vibrant tech ecosystem is more than just an engine for economic growth and new efficiencies. It has also served as […]

Diamond Industry to Shine at International Diamond Week in Israel

Monday, December 24th, 2018

  Even before Israel achieved statehood in 1948, it was a jewel of the global diamond industry, and even amid intensifying global competition, the industry remains integral to the modern state. The country’s $28 billion in diamond exports in 2016 represented 13 percent of Israel’s total exports for the year, and the Israeli diamond industry […]

Intel to Increase Manufacturing Presence in Israel

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Source: The Times of Israel Intel are looking to expand their already well established presence in Israel in the coming years. Along with sites in Ireland and the US, the company is planning to develop further manufacturing capabilities in Israel. This announcement comes after another earlier in May of this year when they announced they […]

Pepsi Completes Acquisition of Sodastream

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Source: NoCamels Sodastream is now officially owned by Pepsi, in a deal worth US$3.2 billion. Read more here  

CB Insights Names Two Israeli Startup in International ‘Game Changers’ Report

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Source: The Times of Israel CB Insights – a data company based in New York has named a list of 34  game changing companies for 2019. The list covers 12 categories from AI to smart policing. Two Israeli companies were amongst the ‘game changing’ technologies: Autotalks and AdVerif.ai. Autotalks have built a solution for road safety, […]

Israel’s Aptitude for Computer Vision

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Source: Financial Times The Financial Times explores the emerging powerhouse of Computer Vision and the key role Israel is playing. Computer Vision is a new frontier, with endless applications and opportunities. The ability to use computer power to not only gather information but anaylse, understand and decide the best course of action can drastically alter processes […]

Why Israel is a Leader in Cybersecurity?

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

  Source: The Times of Israel As opportunities for cyber crime grow in proportion to the development of revolutionary technology, cyber security companies are just as busy devising effective solutions to countless potential attacks. Israel’s meticulous attention to detail in all things related to security has led to a remarkable reputation, not only in physical, […]

Australian-Israeli startup Electriq-Global to power cars with water-based fuel for electric vehicles

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

  Using hydrogen to power a car’s engine is not unique to Electric-Global; hydrogen fuel cells using compressed hydrogen in gaseous form already compete with lithium-ion battery-powered electric vehicles, like those from Tesla. Electriq-Global’s difference is that it gets its hydrogen from a fuel comprised of 60 percent water. In the Electriq-Global system, liquid fuel […]