How AI is Transforming Navigation Maps - and the World

How AI is Transforming Navigation Maps - and the World

Nexar’s Algorithm Data Analyst, Raphael Mamane, explains how the company is paving the way for the future of digital maps - and revolutionizing the world as we know it In the era of automation and efficiency we are approaching,  traditional maps are no longer sufficient. As maps move from

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Constant Coverage: Nexar’s Consistent, Visual Inventory of Roads

Constant Coverage: Nexar’s Consistent, Visual Inventory of Roads

Nexar’s software architect, Robert Harrison, explains what stands behind Nexar’s Constant Coverage Technology. Providing consistent, quality coverage of roads and highways across the US means providing the necessary information that helps us understand the world around us. Collecting data from our car camera network - through an annonymization

Abstracting The Earth So That Cars Can Communicate

Abstracting The Earth So That Cars Can Communicate

A shared understanding of the roadWhat if cars could “communicate” to create a common understanding of the road they are in? Actually, they already do. You’re driving: you see a brake light ahead. You brake instinctively, trying to avoid a rear-end collision. This is basic communication, and it’s

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Nexar’s Street-Level Anonymization

Nexar’s Street-Level Anonymization

Leveraging data to protect our users’ privacy Matan Friedmann is a Senior Research Scientist at Nexar where he works on difficult research problems.

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Introducing BDD100K: The World’s Largest Driving Dataset

Introducing BDD100K: The World’s Largest Driving Dataset

At Nexar, we invest a lot of time in learning about the world’s roads, driver behavior and what happens on the road on a daily basis. That’s because we are building a safe driving network and understanding our roads is an important step in creating a reality with no car collisions.

It’s All Corner Cases: Teaching Computers to Drive Safely

It’s All Corner Cases: Teaching Computers to Drive Safely

Also introducing our latest data challenge for autonomous developers`It could be argued there is only one proven Big Data application — web search. Nothing so far has met the sheer size and complexity of indexing the web at the precision, recall, and freshness Google delivers. In its quest to structure

Real-Time Mapping: A glossary of  top 100+ terms and acronyms (Pt. 2)

Real-Time Mapping: A glossary of top 100+ terms and acronyms (Pt. 2)

This glossary offers over 100 definitions for common terms in the context of real-time mapping. As a guiding principle, we opted to include generally accepted definitions as well as to explain (whenever appropriate) how  each entry applies to the key concepts in real-time mapping. Part one can be found here

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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

Real-Time Mapping: A glossary of  top 100+ terms and acronyms (Pt. 1)

Real-Time Mapping: A glossary of top 100+ terms and acronyms (Pt. 1)

This glossary offers over 100 definitions for common terms in the context of real-time mapping. As a guiding principle, we opted to include generally accepted definitions as well as to explain (whenever appropriate) how  each entry applies to the key concepts in real-time mapping. AAdvanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) – hardware

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The Sustainable Use of Big Data and AI at Nexar: Our Ethical Pledge

The Sustainable Use of Big Data and AI at Nexar: Our Ethical Pledge

The Nexar Mobility Network has the potential to become a key component of the world’s present and future, making transport and mobility both safer and more efficient. This network will become an essential part of our lives and will provide the same level of welfare we see in other