Waze – Outsmarting Traffic, Together

Technology/Engineering

Ehud Shabtai, Uri Levin, Amir Shinar

Waze

One of the world’s most widespread applications for navigation and traffic reports, which is based on community participation. The application shares real-time traffic updates and road conditions, reported from drivers in the area and help everyone save time and gas money on their daily commute. The development was initially started as a map-sharing project in 2006, and it flourished among drivers in Israel. In 2013, the company was purchased by Google.