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Subjective Objective System

The right solution begins with targeting the real problem. Applying a “concurrent approach” in a collaborative atmosphere, we first assemble a customized team of engineering specialists with expertise in the relevant discipline to concentrate exclusively on the targeted problem. In an atmosphere of a rapid exchange of ideas from multiple perspectives, creativity and common sense thrive...

The Company Team

ZAE designed to provide the best solutions quickly and efficiently. Using a multidisciplinary approach, the company assembles a team of highly skilled engineers, each with extensive experience and proven expertise in their field, in order to meet the specific needs of each project. Our leading management is directly involved in all the projects in order to provide optimal end-to-end solutions...

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An article from "Life is Beautiful" about Ziv-Av technologies   

Optimal concepts

Using the SOS (Subjective-Objective System) strategy, developed by Dr. Amir Ziv-Av during years of project management and presented in his doctoral dissertation, the consulting team assists clients in analyzing and evaluating their ideas or products within technological, operational, marketing, and business frameworks, in order to define and select the Optimal Concept. This “total system”...


ZIV-AV ENG has long list of patents in fields such as: vehicle doors, aircraft crash resisitance seats, plastic injection machines, flexible linear bearings, deck lifters, door locks and others. Some of them are our IPs and others,  IPs of clients who ordered the development projects.  Following is a sample of our patents:  

Dr. Amir Ziv-Av

Dr. Amir Ziv-Av, Lt. Colonel in the IDF Reserves, is a Mechanical Engineer with a PhD from Tel-Aviv University. Prior to establishing ZAE, Amir was involved in the development of innovative products for the IDF and in development management of some of Israel’s leading organizations. Today, with over 30 years of experience, and several registered patents and scientific publications to his...

About ZiV-AV development - From the grapevine

"And so Aviv, a musician by trade, began to think about a solution. He looked at wheelchairs, and at what they needed to do, and then he took an idea he had to Ziv-Av Technologies, a developer of medical devices in Israel. The Step-Up was born."

Israeli Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ICME 2015)

Chairing the event was Dr. Amir Ziv-Av, head of a premier Israeli engineering firm that bears his name. The firm has designed dozens of products, such as a complete automated airport baggage handling system, innovative lifts and transport equipment for semi-trailers and train cars, improvements on armored Hummer vehicles, as well as numerous medical devices.

Mechatronics Propels New Medtech Designs in Prosthesis, Surgery, and Mobility - Design news

"Step-up" is a device conceived by Israeli entrepreneur Ilan Aviv and developed by Ziv-Av Technologies, attaching to motorized wheelchairs and allowing them to go over obstacles up to 20 cm (about eight inches) high.

"Engineering is what counts, even in society"

Ensuring security within large crowds, the ones that frequent stadiums, subway stations, and airports, is a big job. So it's appropriate that a man with big ideas - Dr. Amir Ziv-Av, one of Israel's top engineers - is helping to make security checks at such sites more efficient and easier to manage. Ziv-Av's company, Ziv-Av Technologies, located at Kibbutz Be'erot Yitzchak, is...

Better place

Battery switching station design for the Electrical Vehicles that Better Place Demo Battery Switching Station for EV’s in Japan-  Demo BSS design prepared for a show in Japan at an extremely challenging schedule. The system is currently serving as a demo at Better Place’s Visitors Center


Technologies and innovations developed by ZAE received considerable exposure both in national and international professional magazines and academic papers. Our innovations are protected with several patents, some of them being our IP and others IPs of clients who ordered the development projects. We invite you to learn more about us by watching a short TV review about ZAE, recently broadcasted...