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“Waze” for cranes

Israel’s UltraWis has transformed the cockpit of the construction site crane into that of an aircraft. Cranes are controlled from hi-tech cabins on the ground, with no on-board operator. The technology includes image processing, 3D-modeling and Augmented Reality. It is … Continue reading

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The Waze of construction

Israel’s Constru uses spatial and spherical cameras to digitally record the progress of construction sites. It sends progress reports as an email or app notification, updating project managers on the site’s development and alerting to any problems or deviations from … Continue reading

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Waze rolls out new features

With a 70% decline in road traffic, Israeli-founded mobile navigation app developer Waze has turned to building new features that help users during the coronavirus pandemic. One can identify locations with “drive-thru” and “curbside pickup”, for safe access to food … Continue reading

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Waze’s new Israeli carpool feature

Israeli-developed Waze has released a new carpooling feature in Israel. Drivers will now be able to invite multiple passengers to join their carpool, and if the car has at least three passengers, their route will be adjusted to include High … Continue reading

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The Waze of indoor navigation

Instead of mapping every single building, Israel’s Navin turns the smartphone into a mapping device. It enables people to find their way in every hospital, shopping mall, airport and train station. Navin generates data points using shared sensors of every … Continue reading

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Iran allows access to Waze

It looks like the Iranian regime can’t find its way around the country without Israeli technology.  Use of the Israeli-developed app Waze was blocked in Iran in March, reinstated in September and blocked again in October. It is now available … Continue reading

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Waze to protect wildlife

Just in time for World Wildlife Day (Mar 3rd), Israeli drivers can now use the Israeli Waze navigation app to report a dead animal on the side of the road. The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel will … Continue reading

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Waze for Graves

Israel’s Ministry of Religious Services is working on a project to make it easier to locate graves a person might be looking for. They are calling it the Waze of cemeteries. http://lifeinisrael.blogspot.co.il/2016/11/cemetery-waze.html http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4887709,00.html

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Sao Paulo finds Waze

Although Google now owns traffic and navigation app Waze, it is still an Israeli-run company. Sao Paulo, Brazil (South America’s largest city) is to use Waze to help manage the heavy traffic tackled by nearly 20 million people every day. … Continue reading

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A Waze for walkers

The Israeli app Sidekix is marketed as the fun way to find your way – without a car.  The urban on-foot navigation app customizes routes based on the interests and needs of its users. http://nocamels.com/2016/06/sidekix-app-tailors-navigation-interests/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJqdnnKrTps

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