Israel’s New Research Satellite

The Venus agricultural monitoring and environmental research satellite, built for the Israeli and French space agencies, and the advanced observation Optsat 3000 satellite, intended for use by the Italian Ministry of Defense, were launched to space early Wednesday from French Guinea. The two satellites, developed and constructed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), both entered successfully into…

3D Apparel Shopping

Infimé strives to make virtual try-on a norm in shopping experience, via 3D try-on for intimate apparel and swimwear. The cutting-edge technology allows the retailer to model entire collections rapidly using advanced modeling algorithms. Integration into any e-commerce site can be done via zero-integration, with a single line of code. The customer clicks a try-on…

Children’s Fold-able Car Seat

The revolutionary mifold car seat — 10 times smaller than a regular booster and just as safe – has secured a Series AA funding round of $1.5 million led by Sweet Capital, the new investment fund created by the founders of King Digital Entertainment. Altogether, child car safety company, Carfoldio, the maker of mifold, has raised over…

The Quiet Reality

Noise is defined as a sound that is undesired or interferes with one’s hearing of something, according to Merriam-Webster. We can argue which ones are more bothersome, but we can agree that persistent, loud and monotonous sounds in certain spaces are certainly a distraction. Not only do noisy air conditioning units in the living room,…

FDA Approved OCD Treatment

The US Food and Drug Administration has given the green light to US marketing of a noninvasive medical device developed by Jerusalem-based Brainsway Ltd. to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder. OCD is a common, chronic disorder in which the sufferer has uncontrollable, recurring thoughts and feels compelled to repeat certain behaviors over and over. It is typically…

Motorcycle Safety

According to a 2018 US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report, fatalities in traffic crashes occur nearly 28 times more frequently for motorcycles than for passenger car occupants, and motorcycle drivers comprise 17 percent of all driver- and passenger-related fatalities. There were 5,286 fatal motorcycle crashes in 2016 in the US, a 5.1 percent increase…