Electra subsidiary will install voice accessibility at intersections in Manhattan and Staten Island for pedestrians with visual impairment. By Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21c A subsidiary of Israeli infrastructure construction company Electra won a $62 million tender to make hundreds of crosswalk signals in Manhattan and Staten Island accessible to pedestrians with visual impairment. Electra President... Read more »

Scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered how the brain compensates for the loss of one of the senses (e.g. sight) by improving another (e.g. hearing), and Israeli startups BioGaming and Motorika use virtual-reality and robotics technology to introduce fun into physical therapy exercises.