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The editorial staff of the Israeli innovation IT Business Week (International Edition) compiled a list of 67 Israeli inventions

1. The world's smallest DNA computer

In 2002, researchers from the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot presented a programmable molecular computing machine composed of enzymes and DNA molecules instead of traditional silicon microchips. April 28, 2004, Ehud Shapiro, Yaakov Benenson, Binyamin Gil, Uri Ben-Dor, and Rivka Adar announced in the journal Nature, they built a DNA computer to input-output data, which is theoretically capable of diagnosing cancers at the cellular level and deliver anti-cancer drugs after diagnosis. This computer has been listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the smallest biological computing device on the planet.
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2. DiskOnKey - the world's first USB-flash drive

The very first USB-Flash Drives (or stick) appeared in 2000. They were invented by Israeli company M-Systems under the direction of Dov Moran. In April 1999, the US patent was registered on the stick, and in September 2000 was presented and the drive itself. USB flash drive called DiskOnKey, it was sold in the US in conjunction with IBM and carrying on board the logo of the American corporation.In addition, the company has developed and patented True Flash Filing System (TrueFFS), representing a flash memory as a normal PC hard drive. The first USB flash drive having 8 MB of memory and cost $ 50. In 2006, M-Systems was acquired by SanDisk Corporation for $ 1.55 billion.
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3. The Intel 8088, 80386, and the platform Centrino Core Duo

Intel Corporation on day one of Israel's largest employers. In 1974, Israel became the first place outside the US, where Intel decided to create their own R & D-center.That Haifa, Intel has developed in 1980. 8088 marked the beginning of a new technological era. The same Intel 8088, which was chosen by IBM to create the first IBM PC. The next technological breakthrough Intel has also been committed in Israel, the Jerusalem branch of the 80386 introduced - the world's first 32-bit processor for the platform IBM PC. In March 2003, he was presented the platform Centrino. Intel Pentium M processor has a clock speed of 1.6 GHz and cost twice as expensive than the Pentium 4-M 2,8 GHz, however, was a breakthrough for mobile PCs. The new strategy of Intel called «right turn» and marked the rejection of "megahertz race". The next stage of «right turn» is the emergence of a platform Core Duo, also developed in Israel. However, Intel vice president Muli Eden notes that "much more difficult to manage 5th Israelis than the 50th the Americans, because the Israelis are constantly arguing with you - starting with" Why did my boss, but I'm not yours? ".
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4. VocalTec - the world's first VoIP-solution

In 1989, the Israelis Alon Cohen and Lior Haramati was founded VocalTec Communications, which has become a pioneer in the world of VoIP. VocalTec invented and patented the world's first VoIP- «transceiver" - in 1995 there was a decision VocalTec Internet Phone. Today, the company VocalTec remain leaders in the market, among its clients - Deutsche Telekom, Telecom Italia and other major telecommunications structure.
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5. Lumus - military technology augmented reality glasses

Israeli company Lumus introduced its own technology augmented reality looks a lot more sophisticated compared with Google Glass, thanks to an innovative system of projection. Lumus develops special displays for helmets in F-16 fighter, and now is going to move some military technology in "smart" glasses for the consumer market. Unusual technology LOE (Light-guide Optical Element) was first introduced about two years ago. The lenses were installed on the most common points and enables you to project an image of unlimited size from a mobile device. For example, the user can "do" of the wall of the building a huge canvas for watching movies. It was recently presented a full concept Lumus points based on Android.They support the gesture control and voice, and are also equipped with a camera and above LOE-projector. However, the company is in no hurry to withdraw Lumus on the market, and is considering options for cooperation with other companies of this sector for the joint development of advanced virtual reality glasses and handheld gadgets.
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6. ICQ - online messenger

The first version of the legendary messenger ICQ was developed in 1996 by four students at Tel Aviv University: Arik Vardi, Yair Goldfinger, Sefi Vigiserom and Amnon Amir, established company Mirabilis. Within six months, the company reported the first million users, and two years later ICQ user base increased by 1 million every three weeks. In 1998, Microsoft made an offer to acquire Mirabilis and the company has already started to prepare for the sale, as the game entered the father of one of the developers of ICQ - the most successful Israeli investor Yossi Vardi. He firmly said that Microsoft should not be considered to be the only company on the ground that wants to get ICQ. Vardi was right - in June 1998, Mirabilis became part of AOL, which paid for the start-up $ 287 million. In April 2010 the company was sold to a Russian investment fund Digital Sky Technologies (DST), and after its reorganization in September 2010 ICQ It became part of Mail.Ru Group.
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7. Check Point - the global standard for IT-Security

In 1993, 25-year-old graduate of an elite unit of the IDF 8200 Gil Shwed, along with two partners founded at Check Point. Check Point develops software and hardware security systems, including firewalls and tools of virtual private networks. Today the company has more than 2,200 employees worldwide, and more than 100 000 customers. All the companies in the Fortune 100 and 98% of the Fortune 500 use products Check Point. It is interesting to note that the company's first investor, invested in it $ 400,000, became a venture capital fund BRM Group, whose managing partner Nir Barkat is now the mayor of Jerusalem.
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8. The world's fastest Cisco router

In 2004, CEO Cisco John Chambers proudly announced that the company has revolutionized, presenting the world's fastest router CRS-1 with up to 92 Tb / s. The creation of this model was invested half a billion dollars and four years of hard work, but the result exceeded all expectations. The initiator of the unique project was Michael Laor - Israeli, who has worked 11 years in the California office of Cisco. When Laor decided to return home, Cisco did not want to lose one of the leading engineers and decided to open its first research and development center outside the United States - in Israel. It was then that Michael Laor began to promote the idea of ​​creating a powerful carrier-class routing system, in spite of the resistance of a number of managers who believe that such power will not be needed. He was able to convince the management of the company - and the Israeli branch of Cisco began to develop a new generation of architecture. Despite the high cost ($ 2 million for the CRS-1 in maximum configuration), the project proved to be commercially successful and lifted Cisco to an unattainable height for competitors. Today the flagship Cisco - CRS-X - an order of magnitude performance CRS-1, and is consistently strong demand from operators.
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9. Mobileye - Driving Safety System

Mobileye driver assistance systems designed to improve safety when driving on public roads. The main components of the system - a digital camera and a microprocessor placed under the windshield. The image perceived by the camera, digitally transferred to the processor, whose tasks include the processing and analysis of information in real time - so can not determine the distance to objects in front are: cars, pedestrians and even large dogs. Algorithms do not provide for the use of optical, laser and radio waves - the ultimate distance information is obtained only through the use of special software compares the current position of the vehicle with respect to other road users to the data laid down in advance a safe distance. Among the company's customers - automobile concerns Chrysler, Ford, GM, Tesla, Audi, BMW, FIAT, Jaguar, Opel, Renault, Volvo, VW, Honda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, and others. In 2014, Mobileye led the ranking Israeli exit - a public offering shares became the most successful IPO of Israeli companies in the history of the New York Stock Exchange.
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10. Indigo Digital Press - the first digital color printing press

Israeli company Indigo was founded in 1977 by owner Benny Landa. In 1993, Landa showed the world E-Print 1000 - the first digital printing press that can print color images. The basis of the E-Print 1000 has laid down the technology of digital offset printing. On the basis of developments Ingido been put into production digital presses HP Indigo Press. In 2002, Indigo was acquired by HP Corporation for $ 830 million. Benny Landa continues to replenish its portfolio of more than 700 patents issued to it in many countries, thereby strengthening the foundations of intellectual property company he founded.
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11. StoreDot - charging the smartphone in 1 minute

The Israeli start-up company StoreDot demonstrated at the conference Microsoft Think Next 2014 a prototype device that can charge the battery of the smartphone Samsung Galaxy S4 30 seconds. Used StoreDot Fast Charge Technology is based on studies of Alzheimer's disease, held at Tel Aviv University. Scientists have found that peptides (substance whose molecules are constructed of two or more amino acid residues) may be used as an organic battery. Of these molecules, scientists have been able to obtain nanocrystals which can be used as semiconductors. The principle of charging based on the use of quantum dots - fragments of a conductor or semiconductor, so tiny that they begin to show quantum effects. According to the developers, their innovation - the creation of a new type of electrodes, which are called MFE - Multi Function Electrod. In addition to the battery for smartphones, StoreDot working on batteries for electric vehicles, as well as on a new generation of LED displays.
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12. Powermat - Wireless Charger

In 2013, the Israeli company Powermat Technologies introduced a wireless charger for iPhone 5 at Mobile World Congress, held in Barcelona. Novelty is a case-charging and extra battery doubles the battery life of the phone. Capacity "case" was 7000 mAh. Note that Powermat managed to build a broad network in the US, "charges the surface." Today the company boasts an international collaborative project with Starbucks, a few hundred surfaces in Madison Square Garden (New York), as well as the presence in the lounge areas of the airline Delta. The company Powermat also provides a complete solution for the installation of "charges the surface" for business customers - with the billing system, service monitoring and statistics collection, and a number of other features.
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13. Trusteer - IT-security for financial institutions

Israeli start-up company Trusteer develops software solutions in the field of information security. Startup focused on solutions for the financial sector - 7 of the top 10 US banks and nine of the 10 largest banks in the UK are using technology Trusteer. Note that during its existence Trusteer has attracted only $ 10 million investment. In 2013, IBM swallowed Trusteer. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but analysts estimate the absorption of $ 800 million - $ 1 billion.
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14. Silentium - Active Noise Reduction

Israeli company Silentium - one of the world's leading active noise cancellation technology. Silentium has developed a breakthrough noise reduction technology Silence-in-a-chip. The solution is a chip-in microphone and speaker, which create a sound wave, reverse the direction of the noise. The chip is integrated into the device, requiring an active noise control. At the moment there Silentium contracts for the integration and delivery of Silence-in-a-chip with a number of international companies in the automotive, aviation, telecommunications industries as well as manufacturers of household appliances.
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15. Quicktionary - pen translator

Handle Translator Quicktionary from the Israeli company Wizcom can quickly find a word that is focused on flipping dictionaries. The first model of the scanning interpreter appeared in 1995 on the market today, the third generation Quicktionary. Users simply hold the handle on an unfamiliar word - and the screen will handle the translation, as well as a complete dictionary entry with all values, transcription and examples of usage of the word in a sentence. The touch screen and virtual keyboard extend the capabilities of the device, allowing you to enter words to be translated in different ways. The device also allows you to listen to the speech pronunciation of individual words and whole lines of text.
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16. Lumio - Virtual Keyboard

In 2002, an Israeli start-up company has developed Lumio infrared projection keyboard and presented it at the exhibition CeBIT. The projection optical keyboard is a projection keyboard on any surface on which a touch is made and the virtual keys. The keyboard tracks finger movements and translates them into keystrokes.Most developed on the basis of Lumio systems can function as a virtual mouse, and even a virtual music keyboard piano.
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17. Umoove - management view

Israeli startup Umoove created an innovative platform, you can interact with portable devices using head movements and pupil. Working exclusively uses software algorithms. The image from the front camera smartphone or tablet is analyzed in real time and converted into control commands, all calculations require no more than 5% of the CPU time. In addition to the standard models use of technology (control smartphone, gaming applications, etc.), Umoove underlines the wide range of applications of its technology for the early diagnosis of a range of diseases.
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18. SCiO - the world's first pocket-sized molecular sensors

Israeli startup Consumer Physics promises a revolution in the field of interaction between man and the environment through SCiO. SCiO a handheld infrared spectrometer the size of a normal USB-stick, which works in tandem with a smartphone and is intended to determine the chemical composition of food, medicines, drinks, soil, plants, etc. SCiO sensor emits near-infrared light that is reflected from the surface of the product becomes unique properties depending on the molecular composition of the substance. Catching reflected light spectrometer analyzes and transmits data to the user's smartphone. SCiO can be used for determining the calorific products, identification of drugs, detecting dehydration etc.
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19. LZW algorithm

Lempel-Ziv-Welch (LZW) - a universal algorithm for lossless data compression, created by researchers from the "Technion" Abraham Lempel and Jacob Ziv, and Terry Welch American scientist. At the time of its introduction the LZW algorithm giving the best compression ratio for most applications than any other well-known method of the time. He became the first widely used on computers by data compression. In 1987 he became part of the standard algorithm for image format GIF. Currently, the standard algorithm contains PDF.
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20. The RSA algorithm

RSA (the acronym of the names of Rivest, Shamir, Adleman) - a cryptographic public key algorithm, based on the computational complexity of the problem of factoring large integers. RSA cryptosystem is the first system suitable for both encryption and digital signature. The algorithm used in a large number of cryptographic applications, including PGP, S / MIME, TLS / SSL, IPSEC / IKE and others. Coauthor RSA Adi Shamir - a professor of computer science and applied mathematics at the Weizmann Institute of Science, laurerat Turing Award.
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21. Nanowires

Nanowires - to create a method of nanotechnology anisotropic conductive structure of the quasi-one (nanofiber), two external dimensions of which (eg, width, thickness) is significantly less than a third (length) and are in the nanometer range.Nanowires can be used in the near future as the semiconductor components in extremely small size of electronic circuits. In 1998, a group of researchers from Haifa "Technion" published in the journal Nature article describing his achievements - creating a nanowire 1 000 times thinner than a human hair.
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22. PillCam - Camera tablet

Rocket scientist Rafael defensive concern over twenty years, had the idea of ​​creating ... a medical gadget that can radically change the methods of diagnosis of the digestive system. Gavriel idda implemented concept, previously described only in fiction literature: he founded the company Given Imaging has been producing "tablets" with built-in cameras that allow you to accurately diagnose problems in the abdomen. Miniature tablet contains camera, wireless transmitter module backlight and battery. The physician can observe a picture in real time. In 2001, Given Imaging was the first company in the world, which came to an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange after the September 11 attacks. In 2013, Given Imaging was acquired by Covidien Irish company for $ 970 million.
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23. Copaxone - the first cure for multiple sclerosis

Copaxone - specific immunomodulatory drug for the treatment of multiple sclerosis, developed and manufactured by the Israeli pharmaceutical company Teva.Copaxone is the first drug developed specifically for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. The product is listed in the list of vital and essential drugs.
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24. Medigus - the world's smallest video camera
Medical Medigus company specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), one of the most common chronic diseases of the Western world. For a unique miniature endoscope Medigus has created the world's smallest camera with a diameter of 0.99 mm.
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25. ReWalk - exoskeleton that allows people to walk, paraplegic

This device, developed by Israeli scientists are paralyzed, have figured in the list of Time Magazine as the best invention of the year and it was noted on the popular television show Glee. Like the exoskeleton suit or bioelectronic device ReWalk using special sensors detect abnormalities in human equilibrium, and then transforms them into pulses normalizing its motion that allows a person to walk or stand. ReWalk now available in Europe and in the United States.
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26. IceCure - the procedure of freezing the tumor

Israeli company develops IceCure successfully treated breast tumors by freezing them. The researchers suggest using cold freezing tumors in the breast. Freezing is performed by introducing a needle into the tumor with liquid nitrogen. Thus, the tumor is first frozen to -170 degrees, and after thawing it is not dangerous. For procedures do not even require an anesthetic injection. On the whole procedure takes about 15 minutes. At the moment, for the removal of the tumor should be carried out a full operation leaves scars and the patient chained to a hospital bed for up to a week. Plus, now the doctor controls the amount of space being frozen obtained during cryoablation. According to the company, the maximum allowable size of the tumor - a golf ball. Incidentally, it is possible not only to treat benign breast disease, and kidney tumors, prostate and liver. Unlike thermal exposure, freezing does not cause pain (low temperature itself acts as an anesthetic) and less traumatic to the body. Resolution on the use of technology has already been received in the US and the EU.
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27. OrCam - Google Glass for the blind

An Israeli startup has created an analogue OrCam Google Glass, designed for blind and slabozryachih people. With these points, people with disabilities will be able to dramatically improve their quality of life. The system allows you to identify and articulate any text found in everyday life: from the signs to the newspaper articles and on the number of the bus to the menu in the restaurant. All that is required from the user - specify the gadgets on the object that you want to visualize. After this built-in camera glasses scans the surrounding space in the specified direction and the owner recognizes the subject. For example, during the transition road slabozryachy may indicate a traffic light, and OrCam say what he lit color. And the restaurant is enough to lead the finger the user through the menu, and the gadget butet them to him to read. The interaction points with the user passes through an audio interface, just like in Google Glass. Namely - the sound is transmitted through the bones of the skull, making it completely inaudible to others and improves sound quality. Points OrCam been put into production. The recommended retail price - $ 3500.
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28. Ola Mundo - the world's first application for autistic communication

Ola Mundo (in Spanish "Hello World") - a mobile application that instantly transmits messages using the symbols for people whose ability to speak and write seriously violated. This technology was developed by Ofer Harel, the Israeli employee IT-companies, who also is the father of 10-year-old autistic child named Adam. After the analysis of possible alternative methods of treatment for his son, Ophir realized that for children, such as Adam, there is simply no solution because they communicate mainly through the expression of emotions. Harel has developed an application that allows children and adults who can not speak and write, to communicate with the world around them through a new language consisting entirely of characters. Ola Mundo great advantage is that its use is not dependent on the physical proximity, as the user application communicates via instant messaging.
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29. Babysense - baby breathing monitor

Babysense - first monitor the movements of the "new generation". Created and patented in Israel in 1992, he is on the international market since 1994 Babysense successfully established itself around the world - according to experts, is the most effective in the fight against the monitor sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). All versions available on the market today are a consequence of this innovative breakthrough. Babysense is the only home monitor movements registered in the EU as a medical device. The device consists of two touch panels, which are located under the mattress in the crib and toddler connected to a control unit which, in turn, is secured with a special clip on the side of the crib out of reach of the baby.Monitor every second controls movement and baby's breath, giving parents an alarm in the event of the slightest change in his motion, pause or slow breathing. If for any reason a child stops breathing for 20 seconds or the rate of his breathing slows to less than 10 movements per minute, an alarm audible and visual alarms, resulting in a parent or caregiver can assist the child in time.
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30. PrePex - circumcision without surgery

The World Health Organization recommended for use developed by Israeli start-up company PrePex device for circumcision in adult men without surgery. A US presidential program to combat AIDS (PEPFAR) Eric Goosby said that the US government is ready to provide immediate assistance to any state wishing to purchase equipment PrePex. The FDA has approved the device in January 2012. To date, with the help of the device developed in Israel was carried out more than 12,000 circumcisions performed, including 2,000 procedures - within the framework of the tests at the request of WHO. The company recently completed testing of the device in Rwanda, Uganda and Zimbabwe. The cost of the device in the bulk purchase - about $ 20. Circumcision procedure using PrePex bloodless, does not require anesthesia or the presence of a doctor.
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31. RealView Imaging - medical technology 3D-visualization

The revolution in the field of medical imaging: an innovative solution RealView Imaging allows real-time to create interactive three-dimensional images obtained using angiography and cardiac ultrasound system Philips. Unlike traditional imaging body on the screen, this technology enables heart surgeon without special glasses thoroughly consider 3D-hologram of the heart, "hovering" in the air, during minimally invasive surgery. Moreover, doctors can rotate three-dimensional objects, and perform other manipulations simple hand movement. According to experts, testing of new technologies have enormous potential in cardiac surgery.Today, minimally invasive heart surgery, such as opening obstructed coronary arteries and heart valve replacement, require the use of three-dimensional images: ultrasound allows accurate visualization of soft tissue anatomy of the heart, and interventional X-rays and make for a clear "picture" of cardiac catheters and implants. 3D-hologram will be the next step in the development of imaging in cardiac surgery, and the need for this technology will grow.
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32. RegenCure - «wrapping paper" for treatment of fractures

At present, specialists of Israeli biotech companies RegenCure finish work on the creation of a special orthopedic membrane which will significantly speed up the healing process of bone fractures. The media invention Israeli scientists have called "wrapping paper" - really, in fact, the flexible membrane is used to seal the damaged bone, preventing the penetration of the damage zone disease-causing agents from outside. It is important that the use of "wrapping paper" from RegenCure not create obstacles to the normal flow of blood and lymph, which is a prerequisite for proper healing. Membrane implants invented in Israel, have micropores which facilitate delivery to the affected area of ​​bone stem cells. These cells also can accelerate the healing process. Using the membrane allows RegenCure with minimal interference to accelerate the natural process of matching bone fragments, and thus ensure the effective treatment of various injuries. The company expects to mid-2015 to mass-produce its unique "wrapping paper".
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33. ElMindA - a revolution in the treatment of brain diseases

New understanding of the brain gives professionals an Israeli company ElMindA, literally revolutionized the art. Innovative non-invasive devices by experts of the company, have shown remarkable efficacy in clinical trials. The new devices are based on technology designed to BNA and personalized diagnostics and control the flow of brain diseases under the supervision of a psychiatrist or neurologist.The advantage of the new technology is simple and painless using the machine.The patient need only to spend at the computer every day 15-30 minutes to perform a specific task. During the session, a special network card activator performs the creation of active points of the brain. Due to the multiple repetition of the device eliminates the activity of brain structures, not directly associated with the task. It therefore is possible to construct a three-dimensional image of the nerve points and implement specific, sensitive and reproducible synchronization. BNA can be of great help in diagnosing and treating not only ADHD but also common diseases such as Parkinson's disease, migraine, depression, drug addiction, chronic pain syndrome. Thus, the development of innovative ElMindA is another building block in the construction of personalized medicine.
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34. EarlySense - patient monitoring system

EarlySense continuously monitors the heavy patients and helps to reduce the number of "false alarms". A bunch of wires leading to the monitors, for many years has been saving for the patient when too much change in heart rate or breathing.At the same time, sensitive devices often trigger an alarm when the patient simply rolls over, or scratch his kashlyanet. It happens so often that some nurses are already beginning to ignore the signals, which exposes the patient to a real danger.Israeli company EarlySense has found an original way out. Instead of attachment to the patient numerous wires, engineers have proposed to put under the mattress flat touch-sensitive device size with the iPad. It is sensitive enough to detect the patient's breathing, heart rate and movement of the patient in the bed. The practice of EarlySense in US hospitals shows that the risk of false alarms is reduced by several times.
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35. Notation movements "Eshkol-Vakman"

In 1958, Noa Eshkol dance theorist and professor of architecture from the "Technion" Abraham presented Vakman system that analyzes traffic in terms of the dynamics of the body. "Writing Dance" - recording system and the language movement "Eshkol-Vakman" - still used not only in ballet groups, but scientists NASA, architects, sculptures, researchers in many fields - from science to zoology, studying human behavior.
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36. Uzi - submachine gun

Uzi - a family of submachine guns issued by the Israeli concern Israel Military Industries. The name "Uzi" was given in honor of the designer Uziel Gal weapons.In the early years of the State of Israel, after the War of Independence, the Israeli army was experiencing an acute shortage of modern and technologically advanced small arms. The Government of Israel had decided to develop a new army for the submachine gun that meets modern requirements, technology and adapted for mass production on the available machine tools. According to the results of the competition and won the Military Trials project young officer Uziel Gal, which was adopted in 1954 under the name "Uzi". Himself Gal did not really want to weapons were named after him, but he ignored this request. Uzi sub-machine guns of various modifications in service with the army, police forces and other law enforcement agencies in more than 95 countries. Today Uzi is one of the most popular weapons in the world.
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37. Lavi - Israeli fighter

The development of this aircraft, designed to replace the fighter Kfir, began by IAI in 1980, and in October 1982, the company started to engineering design of the aircraft. It was assumed that the new fighter will meet the challenges of gaining dominance in the air and used to attack ground targets on the battlefield and in-depth. December 31, 1986, the first flight of the prototype Lavi. In March of 1987 she took off the second prototype fighter, but in August the same year, the Israeli government decided to stop the program. The project to create a multifunctional combat aircraft was to ensure the independence of the Israeli Air Force from the US supply - which is why, under US pressure Lavi project was abandoned.Technological elite of the country, who worked on the project, which began later headed the Israeli start-up boom.
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38. "Iron ray" - laser missile defense system

In 2014, the Israeli defense concern Rafael presented at the air show in Singapore, the new development - a laser defense system "Iron ray» (Iron Beam). The new system is designed to deal with mortar fire and rockets a very small range, must become the fifth echelon of Israeli missile defense, covering the zone, which do not cover other systems ("Iron Dome", "Wand", "Arrow-2" and "Arrow -3 "). "Iron ray", shoot down missiles using the high-energy laser, Rafael was a response to a request from the Israeli Defense Ministry to establish a strategic system for the protection of areas in which the powerless "Iron Dome" (less than 7 km from the missile launch).
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39. "Iron Dome" - a mobile missile defense system

"Iron Dome" - tactical missile defense system designed to protect against unmanaged tactical missiles at ranges of 4 to 70 kilometers. The system is designed defensive concern Rafael. Each battery can protect an area of ​​150 square kilometers. The first battery stood on combat duty in March 2011, by the end of 2011, the number of batteries has reached three, the end of 2012 - five.During the operation, "a pillar of cloud" eight days "Iron Dome" to intercept 421 missiles, demonstrating the effectiveness of more than 90%.
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40. Scout - UAV, winner of the MiG-21

The tactical reconnaissance UAV developed by the Israeli Defense Scout concern Israel Aircraft Industries. Scout was first unveiled at the Paris Air Show in 1979, Scout is equipped with a television camera with telephoto Tamam and transmission system for the GCS in real time. Is in service with the Air Force and CB Israeli Air Force of Singapore Air Force of South Africa and NE Switzerland, was used in military operations against Syria and Lebanon, "Operation Peace for Galilee" in 1982. Known aerial victory over the Syrian Scout supersonic MiG-21.
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41. Heron - UAV

Unmanned reconnaissance aircraft developed Heron Israeli defense concern Israel Aircraft Industries, and is the best-selling Israeli drone production. First flight Heron performed in 1994 UAV adapted to long flights at medium and high altitudes. A drone can follow the six goals at the same time. Heron can designate targets for fighter jets, helicopters and missiles. In 2014, the concern IAI presented at the air show in Singapore Concordance drone new generation Super Heron HF. It is based on its predecessor, but surpasses it in power, climb, cruise speed and maximum take-off weight. The new UAV is equipped with the latest navigation and tracking. Radars allow for the development of the latest quality control from a high altitude and bad weather conditions. Super Heron HF can stay in the air up to 50 hours to reach a maximum speed of 280 km / h and carry a payload of up to 500 kg.
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42. Guardium - «drone» patrol car

Machines have received the IDF called "Shutaf Ne'eman" ("Faithful companion"), since 2008 the clock patrolling the security fence on the border with Gaza.Recently, a patrol was first seen on the border with Lebanon. Guardium has no weapons of its own, but is equipped with surveillance systems, you can work in any weather and at any time, controlling the space at 360 degrees. High mobility allows operators to obtain a clear picture of what is happening from different angles.According to head of the unit responsible for the mechanical patrol, they can save the lives of soldiers and army save a lot of money.
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43. Protector USV - «drone» boat

Protector USV - Integrated marine remote-controlled combat system developed by Israeli defense concern Rafael. It is a remote controlled patrol boat capable of carrying more than a ton of cargo. Standard armament consists of a 7.62 mm machine gun. Protector USV is equipped with a wide range of sensors and sensors that allow it to detect, identify and track as coastal and offshore facilities. In addition, it is capable of delivering the Marine special forces to the desired location, to participate in rescue actions and to protect larger vessels.
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44. MUSIC - infrared system of active defense aircraft

MUSIC (Multi Spectral Infrared Countermeasure) - a system developed by Israel's Elbit defense concern to protect the aircraft from MANPADS - man-portable air defense systems. The system uses fiber laser technology and the means directed counter devices with infrared homing. After detecting incoming missile command is issued, which directs the target thermal tracking device for capturing and tracking missiles. Then turn on the powerful on-board laser blinding sensors rocket, which puts it out of action. Elbit has contracts to equip both civilian and military aircraft.Among these aircraft corporation Boeing - 747, 737, 757, 767 and 777 models, as well as the Airbus A320. The Israeli system is already working for the American aircraft Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules and others.
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45. Trophy - system of active tank protection

Trophy system was officially launched in 2005 in Tel Aviv at the international exhibition and conference on low-intensity conflicts. Trophy is designed to protect tanks against anti-tank missiles. The system creates a secure hemisphere over the tank, the tracking by radar and destroying potential threats issued by the machine antitank missiles. Driving the action - a special detector determines where the fire is conducted, then the on-board computer calculates the trajectory of the munition, and instructs the device that destroys it on the approach. The system is able to reflect the multiple attacks from different angles.
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46. ​​Camero - radar that can see through walls

The Israeli company Camero is a leading global supplier, and a pioneer in the development and production of tactical vision of objects through walls (STTW).Systems Xaver - a complete range of products, which provides monitoring of hidden behind a wall of movable and immovable objects in real time. Using advanced technology micropower radar system Xaver provides a revolutionary solution for the troops in a city, and for law enforcement officers in the course of search operations. Devices companies Camero used more than 20 countries, it is used in the US Special Forces teams and SWAT, in Europe - the military and peacekeepers. At the same time they can also be used by law enforcement, protection of VIP-persons and counter-terrorist groups.
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47. BriefCam - new generation of security system

Israeli company BriefCam entered into a pool of nine companies, which will be charged the project to ensure the safety of the Statue of Liberty. Log in to a pool of companies to ensure the safety of one of the most famous symbols of the US, the Israelis allowed the technology of Video Synopsis, allows you to quickly "take notes" many hours of video, giving only the episodes that meet the specified parameters. At the time, c this technology it was carried detention Tsarnaevyh brothers who organized the attack on the Boston Marathon, and in Norway it was used to catch Anders Breivik is responsible for the biggest terrorist attack in Europe. Video Synopsis technology enables image analysis, a separate record of static and moving objects, compression recording, playback recordings made at different times in a single frame and thus view large video files in minutes. Hour Video on average corresponds to minutes of viewing.
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48. Netafim - drip irrigation

The concept of drip irrigation was developed by an Israeli engineer Simcha Blass, who found that a slow and balanced irrigation increases the yield. He invented flexible conduit through which irrigation can be performed in places where it is most needed. In 1965, the Israeli company Netafim is based on the technology the whole industry. Modern drip irrigation system more effective. With the advanced technology systems may be self-cleaning, and also provide a uniform distribution of the water regardless of its quality and pressure. The most innovative of them allow an increase in the yield even in those regions where agriculture had not been possible.
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49. Cherry tomatoes

Cherry tomatoes - cherry tomatoes, tomatoes and a variety of small fruits (10-30 g). Known as a snack, used for preparation of various salads and canning, and some varieties of cherry, you can even dry. Unlike conventional tomatoes, cherry tomatoes long kept fresh. Cherry tomatoes was launched in 1973 by Israeli scientists from the Hebrew University in the framework of Hazera Genetics. The purpose of their study was to slow down the rapid aging of conventional tomatoes in hot climates. They identified a genetic combination that helps slow the ripening, and a method of using the obtained gene to remove cherry tomatoes.
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50. BioBee - an alternative to the use of pesticides

Company BioBee Sde Eliyahu has been mass-rearing and application of beneficial insects in agriculture. These are the natural enemies of pests, and for the natural earth bumblebee pollinating crops in greenhouses and outdoors. Production of biological plant protection methods used in bio-organic and in integrated security systems, resulting in a noticeable decrease in the amount of pesticides used, are dangerous to humans and the environment. The system of integrated plant protection is at the forefront of modern agriculture and is an alternative to the massive use of pesticides.
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51. AKOL - professional agricultural information for all

AKOL Company is one of the leading software developers in the field of computer and communication solutions for agriculture. Software solutions AKOL help farmers in various sectors of agricultural production to manage resources in real time, control and plan production and make the most effective decisions. Products AKOL allow both large agricultural organizations, such as dairies, abattoirs, food enterprises, marketing centers and national laboratories, as well as farmers and poultry farmers to manage the production and marketing of their products efficiently and effectively. Separately, it should be noted that the resources available AKOL even for farmers with a limited budget.
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52. TraitUP - genetic revolution in agriculture

Technology TraitUP Israeli company Morflora allows implant genetic material in seeds, while not altering their DNA. This method significantly improves the plant even before the landing blocked. The ability to improve the properties of plants in a few days, but not for many years, and look after them with the same efficiency as in the use of all existing species of beneficial insects, makes it possible to revolutionize modern agriculture, as well as to influence the vegetable markets and the markets cash crops.
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53. GFA - fishing in the desert

Overfishing leads to depletion of food resources, and creates negative consequences, because the fish is the main source of protein for hundreds of millions of people. Thanks to technology developed by Israeli company GFA (Grow Fish Anywhere) Advanced Systems, the fish can be grown anywhere, even in the desert. The system of "zero discharge waste water" removes climatic barriers for fish. Moreover, this system does not depend on the availability of electricity and water source. The specially bred bacteria purify water from waste products of fish, and it eliminates the need to drain waste water and refill the tank.
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54. GrainPro - cocoons for grain

The company produces GrainPro sealed packaging for storing silage on livestock and dairy farms. In addition, the company also produces grain silos and inexpensive protected from rain solar dryers. GrainPro Solutions has been a relief for farmers in Asia and Africa, are suffering huge losses because of problems with long-term storage of grain products.
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55. Tal-Ya - Collecting condensate for irrigation

Company Tal-Ya Agriculture Solutions developed reusable plastic trays that accumulating condensate, reduce the need for crops and trees in water at 50%.Square corrugated trays made of PET unprocessed materials processed plastic and limestone impurities, equipped with ultra-violet filters can be used for the cultivation of various crops and trees. Night temperature difference leads to the appearance of condensation on the both surfaces of the tray which by means of the grooves, is sent directly to the roots. In rainy weather the trays increase the absorption efficiency of water 27 times. The trays also block sunlight, preventing the display of weeds, and protect plants from extreme temperature changes. Thus, farmers can conserve water and use less fertilizer, which in turn reduces the contamination of groundwater.
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56. Potatoes, able to grow in the desert

As a result of 20 years of research professor at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, David Levy brought the potato variety, which can grow in hot, dry climates and watered with seawater. Potatoes are a staple diet in most countries.Previously, it was impossible to grow in hot, desert climates of Africa and the Middle East. Now, thanks to innovative varieties David Levy, from farmers even in these regions the opportunity to grow, and more - to sell potatoes.
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57. Veterix - E capsule for livestock

An Israeli company has developed a unique Veterix electronic capsule that will send the owners of livestock detailed information about the health of their wards and other important data related to the life of animals. Veterix create a wireless transmitter that sends farmers alarms via e-mail or cell phone, telling them, for example, that an animal is sick, injured, somewhat concerned or lose. The new technology has become a wonderful tool for livestock owners who are interested in the proper control of their herds.
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58. Desalination of seawater

In 1967, Professor Sidney Loeb joined the University. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, where he developed and implemented a desalination system based on the process of reverse osmosis. Reverse Osmosis - a process in which by means of pressure forced the water to pass through a semipermeable membrane from a more concentrated in the less concentrated solution, i.e. in the opposite direction to osmosis. The membrane passes the solvent, but does not pass some substances dissolved therein. Reverse osmosis uses a 1970 water treatment, drinking water from sea water, high pure water for medical, industrial and other needs.
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59. Pythagoras Solar - solar battery box

Israeli company Pythagoras Solar has found an effective solution in the field of alternative energy. The enterprise has developed window frames, equipped with solar panels. The new material, developed by engineers of Pythagoras Solar - is a combination of glass and patented an improved high-performance crystalline silicon. The surface of the glass SolarWindow a photosensitive film applied using spray technology. Transparent, environmentally friendly film can become a good alternative metal, which covers part of the window and prevents the penetration of sunlight into the room. In addition, the coating is thinner SolarWindow other "thin films" at least ten times, and the solar cell generates electricity, less than a quarter of a grain of rice - is the smallest of all currently known elements. This technology, according to the company, allows the element to generate electricity from artificial light ten times more efficient than any other existing solar cells.
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60. Wind Tulip - silent wind turbine

Wind Tulip is powered by Leviathan Energy - is silent energy-efficient wind turbine, made in the form of urban sculpture. Extremely aesthetic appearance Wind Tulip is combined with high efficiency and minimal damage to the environment. Solutions Wind Tulip introduced both in Israel and in the European and American cities.
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61. "Supercapacitor» Elbit - trolley without wires

The new development of the Israeli defense group Elbit - «supercapacitor" created originally for defense purposes, has the potential to revolutionize public transport around the world. The pilot project, called Electric Urban Public Transportation, will be carried out under the auspices of the national government to develop alternatives to the use of petroleum products in transportation. "Cuperkondensator" was originally developed under the electromagnetic gun that demanded instant release and accumulation of large amounts of energy. As a result, he created a group which has no analogues in the world of mobile power source - a box of 26 cubic centimeters produces a current of 10 000 amperes. In a civil application technology enables the trolleybus or tram to move without the need for wires.Vehicles equipped with a "super capacitor", connected to the mains only during a stop, while taking passengers. This not only significantly reduces the cost of projects for the commissioning and maintenance of transport to electric traction, eliminates the polluting buses, but also makes it possible to get rid of the wires, which are a serious problem for the city.
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62. Phinergy - the world's first metal-air battery

The unique metal-air battery developed by experts of the Israeli company Phinergy, who promised that her appearance for electric vehicles will begin a new era, characterized by a much higher efficiency of its use. The battery 50 is composed of aluminum plates, each of which provides a reserve of 32 km, which allows to pass nearly 1,600 km, only occasionally stopping for changing the water that must system approximately every few hundred kilometers. Compared with the same air batteries, such as lithium-air, which have a number of problems associated with the rapid failure of due to the carbon dioxide that affect their work, metal-air batteries have this drawback, as the designers have solved the problem of oxygen intake air and excluded from entering the carbon dioxide battery. Due to this, the air electrode can now operate effectively several thousand hours. A new type of battery may appear already commercially available in 2017, and expected to use them in a variety of vehicles, including aircraft, as well as in consumer electronics.
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63. The color hologram

In 1966, Usher Fries (today - a professor of the Weizmann Institute) has created the world's first color hologram. A hologram is a recording of the interference pattern, it is important that the wavelengths of the object and reference beams as accurately coincide with each other, and the phase difference is not changed during the recording time (otherwise not be recorded on the record a clear interference pattern). For this purpose the light sources must emit electromagnetic radiation with a very stable wavelength sufficient recording time range. The world's first hologram was created in 1947 by Dennis Gabor, but until Asher Fraysema nobody has been able to develop a color hologram.
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64. Epilady - the world's first epilator

The world's first epilator was created by Mepro Israeli kibbutz and-Goshrim. The product went on sale in 1986. Novelty called Epilady and from the first days of production literally blew up the consumer market. The company is still on the market and regularly updates the model line of electric epilators.
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65. eVigilo - Mobile Rescue

On the night of April 2, 2014 Chile earthquake of magnitude 8.2, which was followed by a tsunami hit the coast. The earthquake and tsunami killed 6 people.Significantly more victims managed to escape thanks to the technology purchased by the Government of Chile in 2011 the Israeli start-up company eVigilo, has developed a system of mass notification of the population in emergency situations.For comparison, in 2010, when the government used a different system, similar in power tsunami killed more than 500 Chileans, although information about him has been received for 1.5 hours before hitting the waves along the coast. The reason for such a large number of the victims was the fault of the system, send warning residents already after the wave hit the shore. Immediately after that, the government published a new tender in which a small Israeli startup has bypassed a number of large international companies. EVigilo system enables mass SMS to mobile phones that are in the coverage area of ​​certain cellular antennas. Subscribe made without reference to the numbers, the message is getting all mobile phones in a certain area. In addition, the system is able to alert the public to use TV, radio, landlines and a siren.
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66. Cardboard Technologies - a cardboard bike

Israeli startup Cardboard Technologies has developed a bicycle made of recycled cardboard. Cost of recycled cardboard in an amount sufficient to produce one bike is $ 9-12. The developers emphasize that despite the fact that the bike is made of cardboard, it is fire and waterproof, and can withstand a load of 180 kg. "Imagine that any plastic or cardboard product that will be thrown in the trash, can be used to create a bicycle, wheelchair or toys," - says Gafni Yitzhar, the inventor of the cardboard bike, holding the post of CTO in his own company - "Our idea is reminiscent Japanese art of origami, but we do not compressing cardboard and destroy its structure. We managed to avoid all the "bottleneck" of production to ensure the reliability and durability of the product. " Under US law, manufacturers are required to recycle the packaging of its products. Development Cardboard Technologies will allow them to turn the garbage into high-quality products ready for sale at an affordable price.
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67. SoftWheel - wheel with integrated suspension

With conventional wheels about 30% of the energy is lost due to the fact that they have no suspension. Israeli startup SoftWheel solves this problem with the help of his "balanced and selective technology," which uses three cylinders under pressure to absorb shocks by wheel. The central axis of the wheel thereby balancing the air regardless of the person sitting in the seat or not, that is, the unnecessary vibrations and shocks are not transferred to the human body. In practice, this means that a person in such a vehicle will be able to overcome steps and curbs without much discomfort. Noting the high interest SoftWheel by a number of major players of aviation and automotive industries, start-up stresses that before the actual implementation SoftWheel the production cycle may take several years.However, there are markets, ready for the introduction of new technology today, among them - the segment of wheelchairs and bicycles market. It is they, and the company turned its attention. Market wheelchair was not chosen by accident.Inspirer wheel of a new generation - the Israeli Gilad Wulf farmer. After the trauma of the pelvic bones, which deprived him of the possibility to move freely, he began to develop a device that would help him to move across the fields and hills of the surrounding area, where he lived. After he experienced a sharp pain, moving around the potholes own beds, sitting in the ordinary wheelchair, he got the idea to make a chair that would fit better for exploring the "off-road". SoftWheel product went on sale in the fourth quarter of 2014
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