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From California to Africa, there is a global water shortage. Israel – one tiny country in the middle of a desert, has found remarkable solutions; A delegation of Israeli start-ups developing technologies to assist people with disabilities are showing their products and services in Sydney Australia, and much more. 

By: Michael Ordman

 

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Israel can solve the world’s water shortage

From California to Africa, there is a global water shortage. Israel – one tiny country in the middle of a desert, has found remarkable solutions. Can its success be replicated? Businessman and New York Times bestselling author Seth Siegel explains.

Disability tech displayed in Australia

A delegation of Israeli start-ups developing technologies to assist people with disabilities are showing their products and services in Sydney Australia. They include Paratrek, Sesame Enable, NiNiSpeech and yooocan.
http://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-startups-display-disability-tech-in-australia/

https://yooocan.com/

4 Israelis in top 100 cloud companies

ForeScout, Sisense, WalkMe and SMS Assist are the Israeli representatives on the first-ever Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 – the ultimate list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world. Companies are recognized by customers and peers for financial growth and excellence.
http://www.israel21c.org/forescout-sisense-walkme-sms-assist-in-forbes-cloud-100/

Saving the banana

The most destructive and costly disease threatening worldwide banana production is Black Sigatoka. Timorex Gold® non-chemical fungicide from Israeli-managed Stockton Group controls this disease, plus many others. The eco-friendly fungicide is based on the Melaleuca alternifolia plant extract.

http://www.stockton-ag.com/timorex-gold-effective-against-black-sigatoka/

3D printed dress “Oscillation” shakes fashion world

Fashion leader threeASFOUR and designer Travis Fitch used a 3D printer from Israel’s Stratasys to produce ‘Oscillation’ – an elaborate and intricate dress as the centerpiece of threeASFOUR’s ‘Quantum Vibrations’ collection for New York’s Fashion Week.
http://investors.stratasys.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=989196

Helping farmers keep track of crops

Israel’s FieldIn won second prize for startups at the International AgriVest Conference held at the Weizmann Institute of Science, for its technology that increases the efficiency of growing crops by reducing overall use of pesticides and eliminating spray mistakes..
http://www.timesofisrael.com/israels-fieldin-helps-farmers-track-crops-cut-costs/
http://www.fieldintech.com/products/

Streaming video to Facebook

Israel’s LiveU provided video streaming tech for the Olympics, World Cup soccer, UK elections etc. Now LiveU has developed Solo – a wireless product that allows content providers to broadcast high-quality live video directly to Facebook Live.

http://www.timesofisrael.com/facebook-integrates-liveu-tech-to-boost-content/

 

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