120 Israeli companies represented at int’l Mobile World Congress
Israeli hi-tech companies to showcase mobile innovation at Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress.
Among the exhibits range from app to pay bills at restaurants to smartphones that enables medical checkups.
By Ilan Gattegno
The “startup nation” heads to Barcelona: Some 120 Israeli companies in the mobile and app industry will showcase their technology at the world’s biggest mobile event — Mobile World Congress — to begin Monday in Barcelona. Hundreds of mobile company representatives, smartphone application developers and high-tech entrepreneurs and innovators will flock to Barcelona for the four-day event.
The Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain – Photo: Reuters
Israeli developers will present their innovations at the country’s tech booth. Their technologies include a smartphone with special sensors that enable medical examinations and checkups; iDTV, a digital television system that integrates built-in cameras to scan and project images; Mycheck, a checkout app that allows you to pay restaurant and hotel bills through your phone; and Keeprz, which creates a mobile platform for local businesses.
Other apps are Facetune, a photo, image and portrait editor, and Magisto which edits videos using a single click.
The Foreign Trade Administration at Economy and Trade Ministry and the Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute — sponsors of the Israeli booth — will kick off with a gala event. Communications Minister Gilad Erdan, Economy and Trade Ministry Director-General Amit Lang, Israel Export Institute Chairman Ramzi Gabai and Israeli Ambassador to Spain Alon Bar will also attend the launching party.
For the complete list of startups showing their stuff at the official Israeli pavilion, click here; however, some Israeli companies will present their technology independently in separate booths.
While many companies are planning to unveil their products — the debut with the most hype is Samsung’s flagship smartphone — the Galaxy S5.
View original Israel Hayom publication at: http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=15693