Eran Shir

Eran Shir

Founder of Nexar - Making Driving Sane

How Nexar is Partnering With Las Vegas for a Smarter City

How Nexar is Partnering With Las Vegas for a Smarter City

Tomorrow, I’m looking forward to going to Los Angeles for CoMotion LA, an annual event and expo in downtown LA that explores the future of mobility and brings together the public and private sectors. And as I’m getting ready to fly out, I wanted to share with you

A new look for Nexar

A new look for Nexar

Nexar was founded on a mission to create a safe-driving network that lets you see everything coming on the road ahead. When you pair a Nexar-powered dash camera with our app, you join this network, which uses artificial intelligence to spot upcoming hazards and alert those in the surrounding area.

We don’t need Washington to fix America’s infrastructure

We don’t need Washington to fix America’s infrastructure

We at Nexar have been watching closely the talk of a massive infrastructure reform package coming out of Washington DC. To say it doesn’t look like we’re getting that deal anytime soon would be…an understatement. There’s no doubt that America’s roads, bridges, airports, telecom networks,

Viva Nexar in Las Vegas

Viva Nexar in Las Vegas

Hi from Las Vegas! Last week we announced that Vegas is the site of Nexar’s first smart cities data partnership. Today, I’m very excited to be here for a showcase of what Nexar can do to make this city instantly smarter about its roadways. Thanks to a local

Announcing Nexar CityStream for Las Vegas

Announcing Nexar CityStream for Las Vegas

I have some exciting news to share from the Nexar team. Today, we’re announcing the first pilot for Nexar CityStream®, our smart cities data platform. When a driver pairs a Nexar-powered smart dash cam with the Nexar app, they join Nexar’s network, where every vehicle is learning about

Smarter Cities for the Cars of the Future

Smarter Cities for the Cars of the Future

Autonomous Vehicles Require a New City ModelOver the course of the last several weeks we’ve talked about the many effects and even needs of autonomous vehicles as we work towards a future filled with them. We’ve debated whether people will buy fewer or exponentially more cars with the

Cars, safety, and cameras

Cars, safety, and cameras

A bridge to our autonomous driving futureWe’ve talked in previous posts about the challenges autonomous vehicles (AVs) could bring or worsen — traffic, time to market, and ridesharing. However, they’re without a doubt going to make us safer as well. No more car collisions, falling asleep at the wheel,

Traffic Won’t Go Away With Autonomous Cars

Traffic Won’t Go Away With Autonomous Cars

Traffic in Beijing. Fu Ding / For China DailyWe all feel it — traffic is getting worse and worse. Congestion periods have slowly expanded beyond commute times and become an all-day phenomenon. Our commute gets longer and longer with every passing year. In previous posts, we discussed how long it’ll take

Will We Actually Stop Buying Cars?

Will We Actually Stop Buying Cars?

We’re all hearing and now talking about the inevitability of us ditching car ownership in the future. It’s coming from all sides. “Uber will take over the world (as long as they can get out of their own way)”. “No one will own a car anymore”. “Millennials don’

“Data is the new oil”

“Data is the new oil”

Why the race for data ownership is the new driving force of the automotive industry. Yesterday Intel & Mobileye announced that Mobileye will be acquired by Intel for over $15B, an announcement that made waves, given its sheer size and importance, not just for the Israeli tech ecosystem, where Intel

Nexar is now available on Android (Beta)

Nexar is now available on Android (Beta)

Here’s what we learned after 8 million miles.After launching Nexar on the App Store 6 months ago, we saw larger adoption than expected. Drivers everywhere are eager to have for more pertinent information that makes their driving safer, and more protection in case of a crash. In the