Controlling Home Appliances with Hand Gestures Coming Soon

Controlling Home Appliances with Hand Gestures Coming Soon

Last week, it was only a well-founded rumor, but this week it’s official. Apple is acquiring the Israeli company, PrimeSense for some $345 million. Why? Not only because it’s a great company that developed the motion-detecting game console, Kinect, but Apple is interested, as in VERY interested, in PrimeSense’s ability to map 3D spaces. PrimeSense is best known for the controls it developed for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console, but its solutions are also adaptable to iRobot’s Ava, Asus Xtion and 3D scanners.

Big Buck Exits in Israel’s Hi Tech

Big Buck Exits in Israel’s Hi Tech

Remember when we reported that Google was planning to buy the Israeli traffic app Waze for a sum close to $1 billion? That was undoubtedly a huge sum of money for an Israeli startup, but it turns out that there have been many other successful exits this year.

Israel as a High Speed Internet Example to the World

Israel as a High Speed Internet Example to the World

Thanks to John Chambers, the CEO of Cisco, the Start up Nation is about to become digital. It seems as though Israel has been chosen to be the recipient of a new and powerful fiber optic system and will showcase as the first example of an entire state going digital.

Israel-Made: Solar Water Distillers

Israel-Made: Solar Water Distillers

n these progressive times of powerful computers, instant digital information and the ability to reach out and “touch someone” with the click of a computer key, it is stunning that we have not been able to find a viable solution that addresses the most important issue affecting millions across the globe