Israeli medical apps dominate international competition in Germany

Israeli-developed TalkITT software helps a boy with a speech impairment communicate "I love you." Credit: VoiceITT.

( Four Israeli companies were among the 10 winners in the 2015 Medica App Competition, held in the German city of Dusseldorf.

The TalkITT app, developed by the VoiceITT company, won first place for its app that helps people with speech disabilities use their own voice. Third place went to Israel’s Mobile ODT for its Enhanced Visual Assessment app, designed to aid healthcare professionals perform better visual cervical cancer screenings.

Two other Israeli apps were among the 10 finalists, including iFeel Labs Match3, which developed a game that helps people with asthma breathe more effectively while using a sensor. and Doctome, which created a telemedicine platform of online medical services that enables 24/7 video calls/chats around the globe with doctors who speak the patient’s language.

Posted on December 9, 2015 .