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Technology

The Bible describes Israel as a light unto the nations, and modern Israel has lived up to that description. The innovative discoveries and technologies coming out of Israel continue to revolutionize our world. In nearly every scientific field, Israel’s inventors and entrepreneurs are on the cutting edge. These technological advancements are saving lives and transforming the way nations address critical challenges. From fighting cancer to eliminating hunger, Israel’s technology is one of the primary ways the nations of the world are blessed through the Jewish state.

Report: Israel Beefs up Cyber Defenses at Key Sites to Repel Possible Iranian Attacks

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Israel is beefing up cyber defenses on key sites as it braces for possible attacks from Tehran, Walla! reported Tuesday. According to the newspaper, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and National Cyber Directorate have stepped up their preparedness level, anticipating attacks of various complexity levels coming from Iranian and pro-Iranian hacker crews. Cyber defense agencies are also said … Read More

Israel to Launch ‘Cyber Defense Shield’ for Health Sector

Friday, May 8, 2020

Israel is preparing to inaugurate a “cyber defense shield” for the country’s healthcare sector amid a spike in attacks since the beginning of the global COVID-19 epidemic. Speaking to participants in an online conference hosted by the Cybertech B2B networking platform on Thursday, an Israeli Health Ministry official revealed that the new system − developed … Read More

Intel in Talks to Buy Israel’s Moovit Public Transit App for $1 Billion

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Chipmaker Intel Corp is in advanced talks to acquire Israeli public transit app developer Moovit for $1 billion, financial news website Calcalist reported on Sunday. Moovit has raised $133 million from investors including Intel, BMW iVentures and Sequoia Capital. Officials at Intel Israel and Moovit declined to comment on the report. Calcalist reported that people … Read More

Israeli Start-Up to Combat Spread of Coronavirus Using Touchless Tech

Friday, April 24, 2020

Sonarax, a Haifa-based start-up which specializes in ultrasonic communication technology, announced this week that it will be offering its touchless technology to help with in-office physical distancing in light of the novel COVID-19. The company’s technology allows for different mobile devices to communicate with one another on ultrasonic sound waves, which are imperceivable to the … Read More

Israeli Innovators Want to Help Africans Breathe Through COVID-19

Thursday, April 23, 2020

With fears of ventilator shortages still growing, 300 businesses and nonprofit groups around the world are gearing up to produce breathing support machines using an Israeli DIY design they downloaded from the internet. Its inventors, who are drawn from the tech, military and medical sectors, say they think their blueprint for a ventilator that can … Read More

IDF Tech to Convert Simple Breathing Device Into Ventilator

Friday, April 17, 2020

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow, Israel’s Health Ministry has placed an order for 1,000 advanced monitors developed by the IDF which will help convert simple breath regulating devices into respirators. Amid fears that the number of patients needing respiratory assistance may exceed the number of respirators available, the Ministry of Defense … Read More

Amazon Donates $300,000 to Help Israel Buy Equipment to Fight Coronavirus

Friday, April 17, 2020

Online retail giant Amazon has donated $300,000, approximately NIS 1 million, to a US nonprofit organization to enable it to buy medical equipment and technology in Israel for healthcare professionals and patients during the COVID-19 crisis. The donation will be made via the Israel Healthcare Foundation, an independent US-based nonprofit that seeks to improve healthcare for … Read More

A Robot to Replace Staff Treating Coronavirus Designed by Israeli Experts

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

A robot has been designed by Israeli engineering and health experts to replace some of the tasks of medical staff treating coronavirus patients, in order to help reduce their risk of infection. Dubbed COROBOT, the platform will initially be used in Rambam Health Care Campus’s new Coronavirus Department. “If the robot will successfully pass its … Read More

Israeli Startup Protects Intubated COVID-19 Patients From Complications

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

An Israeli startup is helping protect coronavirus intubate patients from further complications that often appear when a person is on a ventilator for a prolonged time. The coronavirus outbreak has created a spike in patients who need to be intubated. However, as this has become the standard for those who are critically ill, being on … Read More