Feelit Is the Winner of Calcalist's Industry 4.0 Startup Competition
Haifa-based Feelit develops printable sensors that can monitor the state of various materials
Feelit develops printable sensors that can monitor the state of various materials. The sensors monitor a device’s structural integrity, deformation, warping, wear and tear, internal or external pressure buildup, and internal or external material flow. The company was founded in 2017 by Hossam Haick, Meital Segev-Bar, and Gady Konvalina, with technology based on research conducted at Technion Israel Institute of Technology. The company won a trip to Germany, where the entrepreneurs will meet with potential clients and receive mentoring from KPMG Germany.
Robotics startup Kitov Systems Ltd. came in second. Founded in 2014 by Yossi Rubner and Nir Avrahami, Kitov.ai develops AI-based technology for visual inspection in industrial manufacturing. The company’s software uses golden parts, or unblemished examples for each component, to visually train robots for inspection tasks.