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Israeli startup SuperMeat is developing a method for bio-engineering “cultured meat” from animal cells; Nine Israeli companies are making major contributions to agriculture through their innovative technology, and much more.

By: Michael Ordman

 

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Vegan-friendly kosher meat to save the planet

Israeli startup SuperMeat is developing a method for bio-engineering “cultured meat” from animal cells. Its tagline: “Real meat, without harming animals.” Vegan CEO Koby Barak says it will be kosher, vegan-friendly, prevent world hunger and stop global warming. Wow!
http://www.timesofisrael.com/no-harm-no-fowl-startup-to-grow-chickenless-chicken/egan
http://supermeat.com/

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/supermeat-real-meat-without-harming-animals#/

Saving the world from hunger

This NoCamels article features nine Israeli companies who are making major contributions to agriculture through their innovative technology. These are Sensilize, BioBee, miRobot, Roots, Tal-Ya, Morflora, Netafim, GreenWall and EdenShield.
http://nocamels.com/2016/07/israeli-agtech-startups-agriculture-technology/

Farming in the Arava desert

In southern Israel’s Arava desert, thanks to innovative Israeli technology, strawberries, argan trees and sustainable fish thrive in some of the harshest environments.

Preventing accidents

The dashcam app from Israel’s Nexar records and reports bad driving. App users have automatically profiled the driving behavior of over 7 million cars in San Francisco, New York, and Tel Aviv. Nexar has just raised $10.5 million of funding.
http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-israeli-smart-dashcam-co-nexar-raises-105m-1001132259
http://nocamels.com/2016/07/nexar-dashcam-app-road-safety/

Kwik delivery at the press of a button

Israeli starup Kwik has developed smart buttons, which let consumers order products from their home by pressing a button. Kwik is working with Domino’s, Budweiser, Huggie’s and others. Kwik has just raised $3 million to expand to the US.
http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-israeli-iot-startup-kwik-raises-3m-1001134022

Drone camera sees like a human

RealSense camera technology was developed by Intel Haifa. Now Intel has installed the human-like depth perception technology into Typhoon H – a new drone developed by the Shanghai-based aerospace company Yuneec International.
http://www.timesofisrael.com/intel-uses-israeli-vision-technology-in-new-yuneec-drone/

Virtual Reality for the Chinese

Israeli startup WakingApp announced a full Mandarin language version of its successful ENTiTi Virtual Reality software for the Chinese market. ENTiTi enables any company or individual to create interactive virtual and augmented reality content without any developer skills.
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/looking-east-wakingapp-upgrades-entice-114000780.html

Protection from the Dark Web

Israeli cybersecurity startup Sixgill analyzes the mysterious Dark Web for information regarding upcoming hack attacks. It enables organizations to prevent attacks against them and their employees. Sixgill has just raised $5 million of new funding.
http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-israeli-cyber-security-co-sixgill-raises-5m-1001132236

A keyboard on any surface. (TY SDM) Israeli tech entrepreneur Ran Poliakine has developed the Tap Strap – a wearable device that senses finger movements and translates them into text from any surface to any smart device. The Tap Strap sends a character or command to a device based on which fingers touched the surface.
http://www.fromthegrapevine.com/innovation/tap-strap-can-turn-any-surface-keyboard-ran-poliakine#!

 

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