Vorpal And It’s Anti-Drone Technology Are Clearing the Airways

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, there were over 1 million unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) registered as of 2018. Better known as drones, UAVs have strict areas where they may travel. But increasingly, whether intentionally or through ignorance, drones are finding their way into restricted areas. Because of this, many are seeking anti-drone technology to […]

Israeli sports tech innovators, local pro teams, share game-changing ideas

Sports technology – some of it coming from Israel – is a rapidly expanding industry that is affecting the way people across the globe watch, attend and interact with sporting events.The third annual Florida-Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA) Innovation Fusion event highlighted these innovations and connected business leaders, techies, investors, sports lovers and Israel enthusiasts. Held […]

DeSantis makes history: Visit to West Bank, Cabinet meeting

With more than 100 fellow bipartisan politicians and businessmen in town, Gov. Ron DeSantis made his first foreign trip since taking office to Israel, leading a business development mission and holding the state’s first ever Cabinet meeting on foreign soil. He also visited a West Bank settlement, the first official trade mission beyond “the green […]

Israeli Company Hopes to Send its Radiation-Proof Vests to ISS

FLORIDA — Some of the deals that Gov. Ron DeSantis put into place during his trip to Israel are already being put into action, including possible radiation-proof vests for astronauts.Radiation-proof vests will be sent to the International Space StationIsraeli space company will open a new office in TampaPlanned first mission to the moon since the Apollo […]

FIBA company ventures into space while deepening Tampa connections

A vest designed by StemRad to protect astronauts from dangerous deep space radiation will be part of a SpaceX flight this summer. The SpaceX flight will be followed by a NASA mission in preparation for a mission to Mars, said Jack Ross, vice president of North American operations for StemRad, based in Tel Aviv and […]

How local sports arenas have become tech playgrounds: Innovation Fusion 2019

The FIBA sports technology panelists (from left): William Walsh, Tampa Bay Rays; Atul Khosla, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Rob Higgins, Tampa Bay Sports Commission; Steve Griggs, Tampa Bay Lightning; Jack Elkins, Orlando Magic The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have partnered with Intel on technology to enhance the fan experience inside the stadium. The Bucs will use Intel […]

Innovation Fusion event in Tampa focuses on tech in sports

The Florida-Israel Business Accelerator’s annual Innovation Fusion event is coming up May 22, and this year, the focus is on innovation in sports.The event, which is entering its third year, will highlight different ways technology is changing the sports industry. During the sit-down dinner, attendees will hear from keynote speaker Aviv Shapira, who created the sport tech […]

Israeli company gets $1M to expand here

UC-Care, an Israeli medical device company that came to Florida last year in hopes of establishing a U.S market, recently landed a $1 million investment from a group known as Florida Funders to help the company grow operations at a new facility in Oldsmar.The company, with products aimed at improving prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment, […]