Posts Tagged ‘israeli technologies’

High Tech : Apple reportedly in talks to buy Israeli firm responsible for Xbox Kinect’s 3D sensor tech

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Apple is rumored to be in acquisition talks with Israeli development company PrimeSense, which created the range camera technology Microsoft used as a base for the Xbox 360’s 3D-motion tracking Kinect sensor. According to Israeli publication Calcalist (via The Next Web), Apple and PrimeSense are in advanced talks for an acquisition reportedly worth $280 million. The company creates […]

Intel gestures toward the future with Omek buy

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Put your hands in the air—Intel has made another major push into the world of touch-free computing. The chip maker confirmed on Tuesday that it bought Israel-based Omek Interactive, a gesture-recognition firm. Omek (which means ‘depth’ in Hebrew) offers gesture-recognition products for computer and software makers that can track full-body movements as well as finer […]

Promising Parkinson’s Disease Research Highlighted by The Michael J. Fox Foundation to Accelerate Drug Development

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Research projects from five biopharmaceutical companies in the United States, Canada and Israel comprise the 2013 first half (1H 2013) of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) Partnering Program.

Market Vectors Launches Israel ETF

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  With few natural resources, hostile neighbors in every direction, limited water supplies and a heavy dependency on imports for many staples such as cars, trucks and industrial equipment, you’d suspect the Israeli economy would struggle to stay afloat. Yet this economy has managed to neatly side skirt the recent global economic woes and expanded […]