The Waze navigation application announced a new collaboration with Apple technology giant and will be implemented in Apple CarPlay, as part of its mission to reduce traffic congestion and create a safer driving experience. Connecting your iPhone to a car with a USB cable or wireless network will allow users traveling in cars based on CarPlay's multimedia system to download the Waze app, navigate to favorite destinations, select preferred routes, and report the state of the roads effortlessly
The number of engineering students topped the number of social science students in the past school year, according to data published by the Council for Higher Education. In total, 34.6 thousand students studied engineering, 18.3% of all students. 34 thousand studied social sciences (17.9%). If the mathematics and computer sciences are added, where about 15,500 students studied, they understand that a quarter of all students in Israel study engineering and computer science, which are the core of Israeli high-tech
Rafael's Armoured Shield Protection system, to protect armored vehicles from missiles and mortar shells, is beginning it's export potential. The US Army, which has already ordered systems for $ 193 million for its Abrams tanks, is expected to increase its order to about $ 500 million, while increasing the number of tanks it will install
The Prime Minister's Conference on Innovation, initiated by the Ministry of Culture and Sport and the Peres Center for Peace and Innovation, hosted dozens of delegations from the United States, China, Italy, France, Australia, Britain, Korea, Mexico, Switzerland, Uganda, Singapore, Italy, Russia, Hong Kong The Israel Innovation Center, and special round-table discussions were held between the international teams in order to create solutions to the large problems faced by many countries in the world and how Israeli technology, research and knowledge can contribute to the development of...
A new giant deal for IAI: The company reported that it had signed a $ 550 million deal with an Asian country's ground forces to supply a command and control system known as a "skyscraper." The system will upgrade the batteries of the short-range anti-aircraft systems and will receive payments on the project according to milestones, and over a period of four years
lkswagen and its representative in Israel Champion Motors and Mobilay will establish in Israel a government-supported project for the deployment of a cooperative electric vehicle. The three companies announced. Project development will begin in 2019 subject to approvals. As part of the project, Volkswagen Group will supply the electric vehicles. Mobilay will supply the power of autonomous driving, mapping and handling the necessary regulatory moves, while Champion Motors will operate the fleet of electric vehicles
Israeli security company Check Point revealed a serious security problem in the rackets of the Chinese DJI company. DJI is considered to be the leader and largest in the global civilian-consumer market, with a market share of 70%. Check Point's investigators, Dikla Barda and Roman Zaken, said the problem allowed hackers to break into the personal accounts of the spiders' operators, and in some cases to obtain real-time access to the information and even receive live video and voice broadcasts
IAI lost two giant deals totaling over $ 1.2 billion in two weeks to sell unmanned aircraft systems to Australia and Belgium. In both countries, IAI lost to General Atomix, which will sell the MQ-9, the Riper M-9, to its air force. IAI has tried to sell its flagship Heron TP to the two countries, the kind it undertook to supply to Germany in the huge deal signed last summer, worth about one billion euros. "The decisions made in Australia and Belgium are unpleasant, to put it mildly, for IAI. In addition to the large amount of money in these transactions, which is always necessary for IAI,...
Elta Systems has unveiled a new upgraded version of the Drone Guard radar system to detect and disrupt UAVs and smal multirotor drones. The system has been sold in hundreds of units worldwide. The new and modular configuration includes an upgraded Comnet system that detects the skimmer according to its unique transmission frequency and protocol and is able to "take over" the communications to counteract threats. In addition, the radar, electro-optic system and jamming system have been updated and now offer improved capabilities
Elta Systems Israel Aircraft Industries sold the drone guard radar system designed to locate, identify and disrupt UAVs and drills to Argentina. The system has been sold in hundreds of units around the world and includes a variety of sensors - a radar for identifying flying objects, a dedicated komint system that detects the hover according to the transmission frequency and its unique protocol identification (the information is used to verify the target and reduce false alerts) and a camera for final identification of the object in the sky