Monday, 09 December 2019
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Best Israeli inventions for 2019.

This year 9 Israeli inventions feature in TIME magazine list of best and groundbreaking inventions for 2019.  Inventions are assessed across a wide range of categories criteria like; originality, creativity, influence, ambition and effectiveness. Inventions in the fields of electronics, beauty care, health care, food & drink are just some of the categories that formed part of the 2019 selection.  There was an online application process as well as other nominations from various sources that TIME magazine selected.

Did you know that from such a small population of just over 9 million people, Israel boasts 8 Nobel laureates.  Israel has one of the highest per capita rates of patents filed in proportion to its population. Israel has the largest number of start-up companies in the world as well as the highest number of scientists and engineers per capita than any other country. It is therefor not surprising  that Israeli inventions make up almost 10 percent of TIME magazines' list.

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Image credit: TytoCare - A great Israeli invention - a remote medical examination device

Here are the Israeli inventions for 2019 that made to the TIME magazine list:

MyEye2 talking glasses from OrCam.

This device, designed for the blind is attaches to the wearers glasses and can for example, identify objects, faces and read text out loud.

Nerivio migraine treatment

From Theranica Bioelectronics, this device is worn on the upper arm. Smartphone-controlled electronic pulses wirelessly stimulate the body’s neural pathway at the onset of a migraine.

Genny by WaterGen

Genny is a home appliance that looks like an office water-cooler.  It collects moisture from the ambient air, filters it and turns it into perfectly drinkable water.



TytoHome by Tyto Care

A remote medical examination device.  This hand-held device, with a selection of attachments transmits information to a medical diagnostician for real-time, remote diagnosis.

The Temi Robot

The Temi robot from a company with the same name, has created a robot for household or office use.  Ask Temi to bring you a glass of water, play your favorite tune or perform a variety of other tasks via its camera and the user’s smartphone.  Temi has been integrated with Alexa, Amazon's assistant.

EliQ by Intuition Robotics

ElliQ, another robot but this time a social companion for the elderly which tries to address the issue of loneliness and isolation among senior citizens.

ECOncrete

ECOoncrete, according to TIME, is a provider of “high quality, cost effective” concrete products that develops sustainable concrete for building ecologically active infrastructures in coastal and marine environments.

Alice

Alice by Eviation Aircraft gets a mention in the 'sustainability' category. The all-electric nine-seater craft seeks to cut planes’ greenhouse gas emissions.

Lemonade

No, not the drink - this Lemonade is an unique online insurer - after insurance claims are paid, the firm pays out the leftover funds to charities picked by its clients