Tag Archive for GPS

Israeli engineer creates robotic unicycles for proficient delivery service


view videoWATCH: The single-wheeled robotic drone uses GPS & face recognition software for quick & cost-effective transfer of goods to customers.

By i24news


An Israeli student has created robots that might change the world of package deliveries for good.

Kobi Shikar, an engineering and design student at Shenkar School of Engineering in Ramat Gan, Israel, has designed a robotic delivery service, Transwheel.

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The Daily Mail reported that the robots are one- wheeled drones, which balance themselves by using a similar system to the popular Segway. They contain a facial recognition software to identify recipients and have a GPS system in order to make their way around. Continue Reading »

Israel’s navigation app turns down $Billion acquisition by Facebook

Israeli start-up traffic GPS app ready to pass on serious payday, just to keep its firm at home in the Jewish state.

By Israel Today Staff


Israeli start-up Waze, which provides a real-time navigation and traffic report app for smartphones, is reportedly set to turn down a $1 billion dollar acquisition bid by Facebook in order to keep its team in Israel.

WAZE - Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

WAZE – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

With the improved GPS capabilities of newer smartphones like the iPhone and various Android handsets, Waze has seen a huge increase in usage in recent years, and today has an estimated user base of 48 million worldwide. Continue Reading »