Analyzing feed at US dairy farms

I reported previously on Israel’s Consumer Physics and its SCiO handheld food analysis spectrometer.  Now Cargill Animal Nutrition will be sending the SCiO to US dairy farmers to help them check the nutrition of dry forage and deliver a more consistent diet to their animals.

Food security conference

International celebrity chef Assaf Granit and Israeli First Lady Nechama Rivlin were among the 350 delegates to a conference in Rehovot on food and nutrition security.

Using AI to train your sales team

Israel’s Gong.io (a Gartner “Cool Vendor”) has launched its Real-Time Conversation Intelligence platform for sales teams. Gong uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to analyze sales conversations and help train sales and customer service staff.

Satellites on the move

Israel’s Elbit Systems is to provide the Israeli Ministry of Defense with dozens of satellite-on-the-move (SOTM) systems. The systems can be installed on a variety of platforms and are unique in their small footprint and its advanced tracking capabilities.

Improving corn yields

Israel’s Kaiima Bio-Agritech is working with Beck's, the largest family-owned retail seed company in the United States, to produce high-yielding varieties of corn (maize). Kaiima’s proprietary non-GMO platform called EP™ boosts the efficiency of essential food and feed crops.

Best video ad distributor

For the 2nd year running, Israel’s Woobi has won a Bully Award for Innovation. Earlier in the year, Woobi won the Best Video Distribution Platform award at the Digiday Video Awards in New York. Woobi's programmatic video ad-tech solutions targets ads to users’ individual interaction patterns.

System to prevent jamming

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), and Honeywell Aerospace have agreed to jointly develop an advanced GPS Anti-Jam navigation system.  The operation of many navigation systems relies on uninterrupted availability of satellite-based navigation and timing.

Medals at Chemistry Olympiad

Israeli secondary school students won 3 medals at the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad in Thailand. Ron Solan, Rina Sevostianov and Ofir Shmool won a silver and two bronze medals, respectively, at the contest which attracted teams from 76 countries.

What’s wrong with the system?

Israeli startup Loom Systems uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and system logs to discover and prevent problems in digital systems.  It is an automated, machine-assisted log analysis tool, capable of correlating cross-applications events and providing the root cause in real time.

The next generation of microscope

Israeli startup Scopio Labs develops digital microscopes, based on computational imaging breakthroughs. These dramatically improve research into cancer, hematology, cytology etc. while powering academic studies and treatment development. Scopio has just raised $7 million of funds.