Nov. 29, 2019
Nine Israeli innovations appear in TIME magazine’s list of the “100 Best Inventions” of 2019. Among them are MyEye 2.0 from OrCam, a portable, finger-sized device that can be clipped to eyeglasses to read out texts from books, newspapers, product labels, and restaurant menus, identify faces and currency, and tell time for people who are blind, partially sighted, or have reading difficulties.
TytoHome by Tyto Care is a handheld examination device that comes with attachments to examine the heart, lungs, skin, ears, throat and abdomen, as well as measure body temperature, to enable remote diagnosis of acute care situations like ear infections, sore throats, fever, cold and flu, and allergies.
Temi by Robotemi is a 3-foot-tall personal robot with a 10-inch touchscreen for a head that can answer questions, order groceries, play music and videos, make calls, follow you around your house, and call for medical assistance. (NoCamels)