Cars are on their way to pooling their collective smarts, but vehicles that have built-in communication tech and intelligence processing are still a ways off for many. Nexar is a startup hoping to make collective collision avoidance a more achievable reality in the short-term, using their Ai-based dash cam app.

Nexar’s app is available for iOS and Android, and uses your phone’s camera to monitor the road ahead as you drive, recording events when it detects danger using its artificial intelligence engine. The video of the event is then automatically uploaded to the cloud for later reference, and the phone also logs sensor data to help recreate a simulation of what happened to your vehicle at the moment of the incident.

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