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Press Releases from Yissum (36 total)

Intel's $15 billion purchase of Mobileye shakes up driverless car sector

Mobileye's technologies were originated at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Licensed to Mobileye by Yissum, the Technology Transfer arm of the University. Tamir Huberman is VP Business Development at Yissum which is reponsible for all the Computer Science Researchers at the University including Prof Amnon Shashua. By Tova Cohen, Ari Rabinovitch and Paul Lienert | JERUSALEM/DETROIT Intel Corp (INTC.O) agreed to buy Israeli autonomous vehicle technology firm Mobileye (MBLY.N) for

Home Instruction for Parents and Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Program to be Laun …

JERUSALEM, March 8, 2017 Tamir Huberman is VP Business Development at Yissum responsible for licensing this program. Yissum Research Development Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the technology-transfer company of the Hebrew University, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Lolo Educational Services Co. (LES), Korea for the entrance of it its wholly-owned Home Instruction for Parents and Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program into Korea. HIPPY is an early learning program

RenewSense Enters Brainnovation, Israel's Brain Technologies Accelerator

Yissum Research Development Company Ltd., the technology transfer arm of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, today announced that RenewSense was selected to enter Brainnovation, Israel's Brain Technologies accelerator. "A truly remarkable technology that could change the quality of life for so many blind people in the world" says Tamir Huberman. RenewSenses, based on research from the lab of Professor Amir Amedi, from the Department of Medical Neurobiology at the Hebrew University of

Yissum Licenses Technology for Enhanced Digital Image Processing to Lightricks

JERUSALEM, June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Yissum Research Development Company Ltd., the technology transfer arm of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, today announced that it has signed a non-exclusive worldwide licensing agreement and a consulting agreement with Lightricks for the development and commercialization of an imaging technology that improves digital image processing. The technology, invented by Prof. Raanan Fattal from the School of Computer Science and Engineering at the Hebrew

Practical and Secure Searchable Encryption For Cloud Storage

The current technology is a state of the art encryption solution for one of the fastest growing technological areas in the field of IT. "Implementation of the below innovation could revolutionize the way we consume information in a fast but also secure way" says Tamir Huberman, VP Business Development at Yissum which is responsible for licensing the technology. Highlights: ► Outsourcing data storage to remote servers offers invaluable benefits while introducing

Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)

“The HIPPY program is one of the most effective programs in the world for the age group of 3-5 preschoolers”, says Tamir Huberman, VP Business Development at Yissum. “We are proud of the fact that children around the world have a better chance in their education due to the HIPPY program”, says Tamir Huberman. Objective and Function of the HIPPY Program: ► HIPPY is a home-based, family-focused program that helps parents provide

Matching Job-Seeking Individuals and Employers

The “job market” has been changing tremendously over the last decade. Companies such as LinkedIn have revolutionized the way Employers can find new Employees and the way Employees can find their next job. Unfortunately, according to Tamir Huberman, VP Business Development at Yissum, “there is a bias that exists in all of the current systems, which is; a bias that is generated when a new employee is searching for a

"Smart" Machine Elements That Can Be 3D Printed

Machine parts with integrated sensors Technology Highlights: ► Machine elements and sensors are key components in the construction of interactive devices but in many cases they each, redundantly, measure the same physical function. ► Currently, processes for combining machine elements and sensors remain conventional, both in design and in practise, so that the structure and function of the machine element block are separate from the structure and function of the sensing block. ► There

Colorization of Photos And Video Images

The technology was invented by Lischinski Daniel, Weiss Yair. Main Highlights of the Technology: ► Computer-assisted process for adding colors to monochrome images or films ► Simplifies colorization process by exploiting the premise that neighboring pixels in an image possess corresponding intensities and color shades ► Interactive colorization process improves image quality with less manual effort than existing techniques ► Application: image editing for stills and films companies and studios specializing in computer graphics,

Fast Image and Video Upscaling From Self-Examples

Technology was invented by Prof Raanan Fattal and Gilad Freedman The upscaling technology can upscale images and videos without the use of any external database of images. "In today's world of ever increasing resolution of screens there is a great need for high definition content. The challenge is how do you generate this high definition content? Well according to this technology any input can be upscaled so fast that it can
05-02-2016 | Health & Medicine
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Tremor Touch: Touchscreen Input Method For Users With Hand Tremor

The Tremor touch technology was developed by Ido Elad as part of his first degree at the Hebrew University with the guidance of Yuval Kochman and Aviva Aviva and got the first prize in a competition on novelty and academic excellence. "This technology could be a breakthrough if implemented correctly, to a growing number of people effected by muscle tremors. In today's world of touch devices this could be a true

AUTOMATIC MATCHING BETWEEN JOB-SEEKING INDIVIDUALS AND EMPLOYERS

Prof. Gati Itamar, HUJI, School of Education “In today’s world of Social Media recruitment there is a great need for solutions that would allow matching between Employers and Job seekers without bias. Prof Gati, a leading researcher at the Hebrew University, has invented a new approach which would bring the “job seeking” market to the 21st century and beyond” Says Tamir Huberman, VP Business Development at Yissum Background ► We developed a sophisticated

CONTENT-SPECIFIC IMAGE ENHANCEMENT

"In today's world of Social Media and huge amounts of photographs uploaded to the web there is a strong need for technologies that could enhance the pictures that are taken. The technology that is described can automatically enhance photos without any user intervention and could be of great value to users says", Tamir Huberman, VP Business Development at Yissum. Technology was developed by Prof. Daniel Lischinski from the Computer Science
04-11-2016 | Health & Medicine
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An app that brings music to our eyes

by Jared Sichel, Posted on Jun. 25, 2014 (Jewish Journal) Amir Amedi, a neurologist at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is certainly happy about his team’s recent breakthroughs, but that’s not why he was doodling on a notepad during a recent interview. He was trying to demonstrate how his work could revolutionize the way neurologists understand the human brain, explaining how blind people really can see — by using sound, which, according
04-11-2016 | Health & Medicine
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Hebrew U scientists help blind 'see with eye music'

By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH 01/08/2013 (The Jerusalem Post) Device for sensory exchange activates visual cortex to help those born blind describe objects, letters and words. By activating their visual brain cortex, people who were born blind can describe objects and even identify letters and words, with the proper stimulation and using a device for sensory exchange developed by Hebrew University researchers. The research team, headed by Prof. Amir Amedi of the Edmond and Lilly

Goodwill Exchange

SCOPUS Volume 61 (2014/2015), Pages 28-29 Amid growing public concern about government surveillance and threats to personal privacy, the fact that government agencies have a dismal record of information sharing does not sound like a bad thing. But it is in fact a serious problem that costs billions of dollars and endangers lives. Dr. Alon Peled of the University’s Department of Political Science spent years studying the reasons why computer integration projects in the public

Interview: Alon Peled on open data, incentives, and ‘Traversing Digital Babel

By Democratic Audit UK 12/02/2016 Governments across the world have attempted to improve their capacity for open data, with the UK improving its efforts since the turn of the decade markedly. Last year, Sean Kippin interviewed Alon Peled, an academic and computer software expert who has created an incentive-based system and programme for governmental informational sharing which he claims holds the key for improving the way in which data is created

NASA includes an Israeli scientist’s challenge in international space apps com …

By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH 04/30/2015 (The Jerusalem Post) Prof. Alon Peled proposes a groundbreaking approach for enabling information sharing among public sector agencies, whose computer systems are notoriously complex. For the first time in the history of the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s International Space Apps Challenge, it has chosen a challenge based on the work of an Israeli scientist. Others were proposed by developers from the US, Italy, Egypt, Tunisia, Slovenia,

Biggest-ever Israeli IPO paves way for driverless cars

Nearly a billion dollars richer, MobilEye seeks to put road safety technology on hundreds of car models BY DAVID SHAMAH August 3, 2014 Prof. Amnon Shashua of Hebrew University's Selim and Rachel Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science at the Faculty of Science, invented Mobileye, a system designed to prevent accidents by warning the driver in real time about dangerous situations and driving conditions. (Photo credit: Nati Shohat/Flash90). Technology was Licensed

Hebrew University and eTeacher Group Offer Aramaic Language via Online Program

* Reuters is not responsible for the content in this press release. Release Date: Wed Apr 27, 2011 Hebrew University and eTeacher Group Offer Aramaic Language via Online Program The Ancient Language of Daniel's Prophecies The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and eTeacher Group announced the addition of Aramaic to its unique offering for students around the world to participate in its joint Biblical Hebrew program. The new program builds upon the success of the

TTM System - The Bigger Picture from Patent to Licensing

From patent to licensing – and beyond - maintaining intellectual property, and managing technology transfer is complex and demanding. With the stakes in the tens of millions of dollars – can you afford to rely on legacy or ad hoc systems? Developed in conjunction with Yissum, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s technology transfer company, and already implemented in major research organizations. Yissum Representative in charge of defining the TTM is Tamir Huberman

Home-schooling program helps Indigenous kids get ahead

31 JAN 2014 - 5:54PM (SBS NEWS) By Sarah Abo A home-based learning program is helping families in Indigenous and disadvantaged communities better prepare their children for their first years of education. The HIPPY program has improved learning by 30 per cent in some youngsters. Today, it has expanded into 25 new locations, focusing on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. The two-year home based tutoring program supports parents in disadvantaged communities to prepare their youngsters

Dramatically Increasing Global Presence & Deal Flow by Utilizing Social Networks

Posted by Ari Huczkowski on Fri, Jun 27, 2014 Universities and research organizations have massive amounts of information, technologies and know-how, which could be extremely useful to global companies. The real challenge is how to commercialize the research results to benefit these multinational corporates. In Israel, the use of databases for attracting global partners has been extremely successful. In addition, technologies and knowhow are marketed proactively by the use of Social

Hebrew University, Tel Aviv University and the Technion Sign Long Term Research …

Mar 16, 2011 Hebrew University, Tel Aviv University and the Technion Sign Long Term Research Collaboration with Google Researchers from the Hebrew University, Tel Aviv University and Technion will conduct 20 research projects related to electronic auctions and markets Yissum Research Development Company Ltd., the Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Ramot at Tel Aviv University, Ltd., the Technology Transfer Company of Tel Aviv University, and TRDF Ltd., the Technion

General Motors and Yissum Sign Research Collaboration Agreement

Jerusalem, Israel, October 4, 2011 - The first research funded focuses on forecasting of car sales - Yissum Research Development Company Ltd., the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, announced today that it has signed a research collaboration framework agreement with General Motors. Under the terms of the agreement, General Motors will fund research projects of interest led by Hebrew University researchers, and in return will be granted
04-05-2016 | Health & Medicine
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Yissum Presents a Virtual Cane for the Visually Impaired

Jerusalem, Israel, June 21, 2011 - The device was presented for the 1st time at the Israeli Presidential Conference, which is held in collaboration with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Yissum Research Development Company Ltd., the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, presented today at the Israeli Presidential Conference, a virtual cane that will significantly improve the orientation and mobility of sight-impaired people. This new device can

Hebrew University goes global – thanks to accredited online courses with eTeac …

Courses in Biblical Hebrew attract students from Lebanon Jerusalem, August 12, 2010 For the first time, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will award academic credits to students who study its courses via the Internet – enabling students from any country in the world to study a Hebrew University program. The first session of students to recently complete an online Hebrew University course in Biblical Hebrew includes thirty students from Lebanon, Singapore, Peru,

Yissum Introduces a Novel System for Tracking and Analyzing Human Spatial Behavi …

Feb. 17, 2010 JERUSALEM- Yissum Research Development Company Ltd., the technology transfer arm of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has introduced a novel method for tracking, recording and analyzing how people move around for the purpose of tourism, town planning and healthcare applications. The novel system monitors people's movements and use of open space to provide accurate data for use in healthcare, urban planning, retail yield management, law enforcement and tourism

Yissum Introduces a Novel Method for Ranking Online Reviews

Jerusalem, Israel, November 25, 2009 Suppose you want to go to a movie, or buy a new book, or perhaps a new digital camera. What would be your first step? Certainly, most of us would consult the internet for reviews about the specific product we want to buy. This is where things usually get complicated, because we are often swamped with hundreds or thousands of reviews, some of which are

Intel Labs launches the Intel Collaborative Research Institute for Computational …

22 May, 2012 —While computer performance exceeds human performance in many respects, there are still many tasks that humans perform easily and computers have a hard time with. Intel, in collaboration with the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, hopes to change this situation by exploring technologies that mimic the human brain's mode of action— Intel today announced it is establishing the Intel Collaborative Research institute for

Director of one of the World’s leading tech transfer firm’s, Yissum, visits …

Mr. Tamir Huberman visited ACE, Tekes and Finnish ICT companies 19th-20th September 2011. Face of the Month Mr. Huberman is VP Business Development in the field of computer science and Director of IT at Yissum, Technology Transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In addition, he is also the IT Director of ITTN; the Israeli Technology Transfer Organization. Prior to joining Yissum in 2004, Mr. Huberman was the co-founder of

General Motors and Yissum Sign Research Collaboration Agreement

- The first research funded focuses on forecasting of car sales - Jerusalem, Israel, October 4, 2011 – Yissum Research Development Company Ltd., the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, announced today that it has signed a research collaboration framework agreement with General Motors. Under the terms of the agreement, General Motors will fund research projects of interest led by Hebrew University researchers, and in return will be

Yissum Launches SEER - a Novel Application for Predictive Speed Dialing on Your …

- The invention is based on a machine-learning algorithm that predicts the next outgoing call – Jerusalem, Israel, October 1, 2013 - Imagine the following scenario: you are on your way to a workout with your personal trainer. Parking, as always, is hell. And also, as always, you are late. While maneuvering the car in the heavy traffic, you try to search for your personal trainer amidst the hundreds of contacts on your smartphone, to

Lockheed Martin and Yissum Sign Long Term Research Collaboration Agreement

- Yaacov Michlin, CEO of Yissum, said at the signing ceremony: “The framework agreement we signed today sets the ground for a wide range of potential areas of research collaboration between the two parties” - - Joshua Shani, Chief Executive of Lockheed Martin Israel, stated: “Our relationship with Yissum and the Hebrew University promises to be a very productive collaboration for both Industry and Israeli academia” - Jerusalem, Israel, October 6, 2014 – Lockheed Martin Israel

Yissum Licenses Cutting Edge Technology for Enhanced Digital Image Processing to …

Jerusalem, Israel, April 21, 2010 – Yissum Research Development Company Ltd., the technology transfer arm of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem today announced that it has signed a non-exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with Adobe Systems for the development and commercialization of an imaging technology that improves digital image processing. The technology, invented by Dr. Raanan Fattal from the School of Computer Science and Engineering at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem,

JVP wins Chief Scientist Jerusalem incubator tender

JVP will team with Motorola Solutions, Reliance and Yissum to focus on IoT, software, communications and media. Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) has won the Israel’s National Innovation Authority (Office of the Chief Scientist) tender to operate a Jerusalem-based technology incubator. The JVP led consortium includes Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI), Reliance Industries (NSE: Reliance) and Yissum Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. JVP Labs Incubator will invest in startups