Tag archive for ‘blind people’
Yael Ella On Saturday, May 5th, 2018

Israeli-Swedish scientists have developed microscopic retina to restore blind people’s sight 

Scientists at Tel Aviv University and Linköping University in Sweden have developed a tiny photoactive film that converts light impulses into electrical signals. These signals stimulate neurons (nerve cells) More...

Gali Raz On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

A $1 Billion Valuation for Israeli Mobileye Founders’ New Unicorn Orcam

Israeli intrepenours, Prof. Amnon Shashua and Ziv Aviram, has completed raising of $30.4 million capital for their new unicorn company Orcam at a value of $1 billion before money. Shashua and Aviram had agreed More...

Abigail Klein Leichman On Monday, September 12th, 2016

Israeli Developed Devices Can Help Blind People See

In Prof. Amir Amedi’s world-renowned Lab for Brain and Multisensory Research at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, people with vision impairment can “see” their environment with the aid of sensory substitution More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Scientists map brains of the blind to solve mysteries of human brain specialization

New research suggests unexpected brain connectivity can lead to fast brain specialization, allowing humans to adapt to the rapid technological and cultural innovation of our generation     Studying More...

Lily Bethlehem On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Billionaire Alfred Mann Dedicated to Mankind

Alfred Mann, physicist, inventor and founder of biotech company Mannkind has one focus–Mankind. At the age of 88, Mann still works 70 hour weeks, and is on a quest of a lifetime to eradicate as many More...

Roi Mitteiler On Monday, March 31st, 2014

Project RAY Smartphone System For The Visually Impaired

– – According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are over 39 million blind people in the world. If you take into account people who are considered visually impaired, that number jumps More...

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