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August 3, 2020
Tactile Mobility – Roads conditions mapping by tactile sensing

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May 20, 2020
Porsche to integrate Automotive tech by Israel’s Tactile Mobility in future vehicles

Porsche is set to integrate automotive tech developed by Israeli startup Tactile Mobility into future vehicles, both companies announced this week during a virtual press conference for the 8th annual EcoMotion Conference.

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May 20, 2020
Porsche to install Israeli autonomous technology into future vehicles

The Haifa-based Israeli startup secured $9 million in funding last October, with Porsche and Union Tech Ventures being the major investors in the round.

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May 18, 2020
Porsche to Incorporate Israel-based Tactile Mobility Tech in Future Cars

The technology can be used in autonomous cars, but also in cars with computers that include adaptive driving systems.

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April 28, 2020
What if a car could feel the road?

Today’s OEMs and automobility providers are reaping the benefits of technological solutions that aim to create intuitive, responsive vehicles that collect, combine, and create deep data analytic insights. One of the companies making this possible is Tactile Mobility.

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April 14, 2020
How 5G Will Transform And Diversify Data For Automakers

Since its launch in 2019, 5G has proven far superior to the existing 4G network. Capable of transforming data faster and more efficiently with less latency and interference, 5G technology has the capacity to serve a greater number of connected devices…

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April 2, 2020
It took a coronavirus outbreak for self-driving cars to become more appealing

Suddenly, a future full of self-driving cars isn’t just a sci-fi pipe dream. What used to be considered a scary, uncertain technology for many Americans looks more like an effective tool to protect ourselves from a fast-spreading, infectious disease.

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April 2, 2020
Mayo Clinic starts using autonomous vehicles to deliver coronavirus tests and medical supplies

The Mayo Clinic today announced a partnership with Beep and the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) to deploy autonomous shuttles that transport medical equipment and COVID-19 tests collected at the hospital’s drive-thru testing site.

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March 26, 2020
Autonomous vehicles could be crucial in responding to future pandemics

The global COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented public health, economic, and logistical challenges for the world. As billions of people shelter in place in hope of vanquishing the novel coronavirus, they’re turning to technology to adapt to the new normal.

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February 25, 2020
Four Ways Mobility Startups Can Accelerate Public-Private Partnerships

Private companies and government players need each other to navigate the heavily regulated industry of mobility, whether it’s to introduce new automotive models, fund transportation infrastructure or launch new initiatives.

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February 24, 2020
Tech Company Developing Tech so Cars can Feel the Road

Most sensors contained within self-driving vehicles are of the type that takes visual information from outside the car and use it to navigate a path. An Israeli startup is looking at a new way of implementing sensors in self-driving cars.

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February 22, 2020
Tech Company Creates Software That Lets Your Car ‘Feel’ the Road

Tactile Mobility wants to move beyond sensors that simply help cars look at the road ahead. The Israeli tech company has created software that allows a car to sense the road and react to changes, without relying on visual aids.

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January 23, 2020
Tactile Mobility’s data-processing solution gives smart cars a better feel for the road

Tactile Mobility Ltd. was founded eight years ago with a mission to fill a missing gap for smart and autonomous vehicles. While advances in automotive technology resulted in a comprehensive visual-based platform, in-car systems lacked vehicle-to-road tactility or the ability to feel conditions in concert with car itself.

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January 21, 2020
Tactile Mobility | CUBEConversation January 2020

theCUBE host Dave Vellante (@dvellante) is joined by Amit Nisenbaum (@amitnis), CEO at Tactile Mobility for a CUBEConversation from our Boston studio

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September 19, 2019
How tactile sensors will enable self-driving cars to ‘feel’ the road

While most sensors aim to enable autonomous vehicles to ‘see’ their surroundings, new technology is introducing tactility into their ability to feel the road.

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December 23, 2019
Tactile Mobility partners with HERE Technologies to expand tactile data’s commercial reach

Israeli transport intelligence company Tactile Mobility has formed a partnership with HERE Technologies, the Dutch-based mapping services company, to commercialize tactile virtual sensing data that will provide automotive companies and municipalities with real-time data on road conditions.

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October 29, 2019
Porsche invests in Israeli start-up Tactile Mobility

Porsche is intensifying its collaboration with Israeli technology company Tactile Mobility with a minority investment. The company is one of the leaders in the field of “tactile data” and is based in Haifa.

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October 29, 2019
Tactile Mobility raises $9 million to derive insights from vehicle sensor data

Tactile Mobility, a tactile virtual sensing and data company headquartered in Haifa, Israel, today announced that it’s secured $9 million in funding from Porsche, Union Tech Ventures (the technology investment arm of the Union Group), and previous investors.

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October 29, 2019
Porsche invests in Israeli auto tech firm Tactile Mobility

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Israeli automotive technology startup Tactile Mobility said on Tuesday it secured $9 million in funding from Porsche (PSHG_p.DE), Union Tech Ventures and previous investors.

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September 26, 2018
Tactile Mobility gives autonomous cars AI to measure road conditions

Tactile Mobility (previously MobiWize), a Haifa, Israel-based startup founded in 2012, developed a solution that it calls “tactile sensing.” By collecting non-visual data such as wheel speed, wheel angle, RPM, paddle position, and gear position and performing sophisticated analytics, it’s able to generate actionable insights in real time.

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November 14, 2018
Tactile Mobility’s Virtual Sensors Try To Feel The Road As Well As Your Buttocks Does

Founder and CTO Boaz Mizrachi stresses the need to encode the chaos of real roads into a more structured representation. “You need a formalized representation of the analog world. If you want to do accurate prediction or detection of the tactile world, you must have a formalistic language to describe it,” Mizrachi argues.

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March 18, 2019
What’s Holding Smart Cities Back?

A tech-empowered urban renaissance is possible—if five challenges can be overcome

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December 9, 2019
120 AI Predictions For 2019

Me: “Alexa, tell me what will happen in 2019.”

Amazon AI: “Do you want to open ‘this day in history’?”

Me: “Alexa, give me a prediction for 2019.”

Amazon AI: “The crystal ball is clouded, I can’t tell.”

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February 6, 2019
Helping autonomous vehicles develop a “sixth sense”

Today’s autonomous vehicles use a combination of cameras and other sensors to try to replicate human perception, but they still struggle, especially in bad driving conditions. New technologies under development could help fill the gaps by letting vehicles “see” and “feel” things from different perspectives.

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November 5, 2018
Driverless cars can only take you so far. This is how smarter cities are being built

In the sunny climes of Tel Aviv, Israel, the Smart Mobility Summit, held from October 29 to 30, brought together city administrators from across the globe, research institutions, major car companies, and stealthy startups.

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June 5, 2019
TU-Automotive Awards 2019: Honoring innovation, incredible success and unparalleled achievements

The hottest awards show of the year commenced on the evening of June 4, 2019. Bringing together the best, most innovative and most accomplished OEMs, Tier 1s, startups and more, the annual TU-Automotive Awards party marks the official kick-off to TU-Automotive Detroit, the premier event highlighting and dissecting the evolution of mobility.

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June 12, 2019
Tactile Mobility Wins ‘Best Connected Product/Service for the Commercial Vehicle Market’ at the TU-Automotive Awards in Detroit

Tactile Mobility, the leading tactile data and sensing company for automakers, municipalities, road authorities and fleet managers, announced today it was selected as ‘Best Connected Product/Service for the Commercial Vehicle Market’ at the TU-Automotive Awards, the most prestigious awards ceremony for the connected car industry.

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August 14, 2019
Mapping Roads for AVs with “Tactile Data”

Tactile Mobility’s software solution captures information from existing sensors to map road conditions in real time. This interview was recorded at the EcoMotion mobility event in Tel Aviv, June 2019.

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December 18, 2018
2018 was the year self-driving cars hit a roadblock

While “previous years have been about hypothesizing, building, and testing,” said Tactile Mobility CEO Amit Nisenbaum, the next year will be about “industrialization of the offering,” meaning putting the technology in more cars and roads.

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January 17, 2019
Sensor Fusion for Autonomous Vehicles: Interview with Tactile Mobility CEO Amit Nisenbaum

An interview with Amit Nisenbaum, CEO of Tactile Mobility, a company that achieves software sensor fusion to make sensor data useful for autonomous vehicles.

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March 11, 2019
The vehicles of the future must not only be able to ‘see’ but also ‘feel’

Smart cities are gaining momentum, yet current city street maps aren’t sufficiently detailed to help autonomous vehicles (AVs) get around safely. Before AVs become mainstream, they must have a much better grasp of their surrounding environments – otherwise how can we expect them to safely navigate the streets?

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April 29, 2019
5 productivity hacks for CEOs who have to work remotely

Frequent flights and travel can ruin your productivity and focus, but as this CEO has learned, you can adopt some practices that will help you thrive.

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June 15, 2019
Israel’s EcoMotion Looks Like An Early Stage CES Aiming To Stimulate Winning Mobility Tech

One of the newest and hottest spots is Israel, where inventiveness and originality are on display at EcoMotion, an exhibition that has grown steadily since its inauguration seven years ago.

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June 27, 2019
Connected city and transport demands are fueling smarter maps

Google and Apple loom so large over the field of digital mapping that it’s understandable why it may seem they represent the beginning and the end of this market. But the demands of a wide range of services such autonomous vehicles and smart cities are giving rise to a new generation of mapping competitors who are pushing the boundaries of innovation.

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July 10, 2019
Why hydroplaning presents a fascinating edge case for autonomous vehicles

What will autonomous vehicles do when heavy rain lifts the tyres from the road? By Boaz Mizrachi

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September 1, 2019
Q&A: AV manufacturers are looking at tactile sensing technologies

According to Amit Nisenbaum, autonomous vehicle progress relies on treating AVs like blind pedestrians. This means the tactile tools cities can adopt to help AVs navigate safely and efficiently.

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September 23, 2019
Sensing the road ahead

Autonomous vehicles are supposed to be the future of urban transportation, yet AVs still can’t make decisions the way humans do.

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December 3, 2019
Israeli Developer’s Software Reads the Road to Maximize Vehicle Performance, Efficiency

Tactile Mobility’s technology uses information from existing vehicle sensors to more precisely control acceleration and braking. Porsche is among the start-up’s key backers.

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September 26, 2018
Tactile Mobility Launches Tactile Sensing & Data Platform

Tactile Mobility, previously known as Mobiwize, the leading tactile data company for the transportation industry, announced the official launch of its tactile sensing and data analytics platform.

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December 5, 2019
Tactile Mobility Hires Rafael Veteran Gal Vigdor as Vice President of Engineering

Vigdor will lead the development of embedded software and cloud platforms for OEMs, Road Authorities, and Municipalities, as the tactile virtual data and sensing startup gains momentum worldwide

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September 27, 2018
Tactile Mobility launches tactile sensing and data analytics platform for vehicles
Tactile Mobility, previously known as Mobiwize, has announced the official launch of its tactile sensing and data analytics platform. The launch includes the announcement of five paid POCs, more finance that bring the company’s total funding to USD 9 million, and the appointment of CEO Amit Nisenbaum, former head of strategic alliances at Better Place.
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October 2, 2018
Driverless Cars Need Some More Sensing Power

In 2018, the question of driverless cars is no longer “if,” but rather “when,” writes mobility entrepreneur Amit Nisenbaum

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October 17, 2018
Israeli startup helps self-driving cars ‘feel’ the road

New partnership with Haifa has municipal cars equipped with Tactile Mobility’s software to collect and transmit data on road conditions.

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October 18, 2018
17 STARTUPS DRIVING THE AUTOMOTIVE FUTURE AT GTC ISRAEL

At GTC Israel this week, 17 automotive startups showcased the latest developments in autonomous driving, connectivity and mobility services.

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October 18, 2018
17 Startups Driving the Automotive Future at GTC Israel

At GTC Israel this week, 17 automotive startups showcased the latest developments in autonomous driving, connectivity and mobility services.

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October 18, 2018
Tactile Mobility Showcases First-ever Comprehensive Tactile Data Solution for Road Authorities and Municipalities

Combining the power of visual and tactile data with AI at NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference

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November 5, 2018
Driverless cars can only take you so far. This is how smarter cities are being built

In the sunny climes of Tel Aviv, Israel, the Smart Mobility Summit, held from October 29 to 30, brought together city administrators from across the globe, research institutions, major car companies, and stealthy startups. They all came not just for the balmy weather but to exchange ideas and discuss new innovations.

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November 20, 2018
Helping Driverless Cars ‘Feel’ the Road

The artificial intelligence that controls highly automated vehicles is starting to go where the rubber hits the road.

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January 8, 2019
From flying cars to robots that fold laundry, the Israeli techs causing a stir at CES

Las Vegas, here they come! Dozens of Israeli companies are strutting their tech stuff at the annual international showcase for consumer electronics, which starts today. We pick out 27 to watch.

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January 10, 2019
Israeli Tech at CES Includes Flying Cars, Laundry-Folding Robots, Food-Delivery Drones

The annual Consumer Electronics Show, now in its 51st year, has become a mecca for Israeli tech firms.

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January 24, 2019
Is 2019 the Year of the Self-Driving Car? The State of Autonomous Vehicles 2018-2019

Here’s a look back at last year and a hint of what may be coming in 2019 for self-driving cars.

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February 4, 2019
How will the Israeli Autotech become a leader?

The utopian future in which all we’ll see on the road are autonomic cars which will help us at any given moment from the time we leave our house/office until we safely reach our destination is still a few decades away, but according to certain estimates, by the year 2020 there will be some 10 million autonomic vehicles on the road.

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February 12, 2019
Overcoming the OTA Speed Bump

Despite the legacy complexity of today’s disparate vehicle architecture, automakers are under the gun to connect their vehicles to the cloud.

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February 13, 2019
3 Steps to Making Autonomous Vehicles a Reality

Since the rollout of the Ford Model T ushered in the automotive age more than a century ago, with rare exceptions, the industry has evolved at an incremental pace.

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March 17, 2019
Embedded Chips & Connected Car News Tips

Tactile Mobility, the leading tactile data and sensing company for smart and autonomous vehicles,  announced that it has been selected to join the upcoming cycle of Startup Autobahn, Europe’s largest innovation platform powered by Plug and Play.

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March 11, 2019
Tactile Mobility Selected From Among 500 Companies to Participate in Startup Autobahn

The Tactile Data and Sensing Company for Smart and Autonomous Vehicles Is Among the Startups Accepted into the Prestigious Innovation Platform’s Upcoming Program 6

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April 16, 2019
Virtual Sensors Market Worth $910 Million by 2023

Predictive maintenance, potential cost and time saving compared to physical sensors, and increasing adoption of the IoT cloud platforms are major growth factors for the global Virtual Sensors Market.

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May 14, 2019
Tactile Mobility Appoints Eitan Grosbard as Vice President of Business Development

Tactile data and sensing company adds key role as it aims to expand its global partnership base

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June 17, 2019
Autonomous cars can feel the road ahead

Touchy-feely self-driving cars of the future will feel the road beneath their tires, providing an optimal driving experience with maximum safety.

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July 29, 2019
Special Report: The current state of autonomous vehicle positioning technology

A new Automotive World report looks at how advances in sensors and positioning technology impact the development of autonomous vehicles.

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July 30, 2019
Tactile Mobility Hires Vered Mandelboum Josef as COO

Josef will lead the tactile data and sensing company’s operations and execution as the company continues to gain momentum with global OEMs and other customers

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August 5, 2019
Special Report: The future of mobility in Israel

A new Automotive World report looks at next-generation mobility and transportation initiatives in Israel

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