Tag Archives: Health

New Israeli Mouse Puts the Blind Online

Israel company Tactile World's new mouse, the Tactile Explorer, is the first major development to enhance computing for the blind in over two decades. Far cheaper and easier to use than existing solutions - with prices under $500 for the equipment and software, instead of the minimum $5,000 for current solutions - the Tactile Explorer will be able to put millions of blind people around the world online - and put them to work, as well.

Keeping Your Burger -and You – Safe

Posted in safety, on Oct 8, 2009 by David Shamah
Thousands of people get sick with food poisoning each year, resulting in lost workdays, hospital stays, or, in some cases, long-term illness or even death. And even in cases where food is supposedly safe, it may still contain debilitating bacteria that, for all the government's best intentions, still gets through to wreak havoc among the public. All that could change, though, thanks to a new innovation by Israeli startup MS-Tech, which has developed a new "electronic nose" that can sniff out e.Coli and other bad stuff.

EZ-Face Makes it Easy to Be Beautiful

Stores invest a great deal in their cosmetics department, because, among other reasons, they're a good deal for retailers; the markup is about 50 percent. You'll always find a helpful "fashion consultant" who will help you pick out the perfect makeup package. But those helpful cosmetic-counter ladies may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to the EZ-Face system, with its "virtual mirror," that lets you see yourself as you could be.

Patient-Doctor Privilege – Online

Posted in gaming, on Sep 21, 2008 by David Shamah
There are at least two schools of thought about competition in business: Either it’s bad, because you have to work all the more intensely to maintain your customers; or that …