ניב קלדרון

אם יש לכם חצי שעה ובא לכם לראות את השיחה שלי ב IoT על הבר שקרתה בתחילת השבוע, אז הנה היא כאן. דיברתי קצת על מה זה מחשוב לביש, קצת על פרטיות, קצת על ביטוח ותביעות, קצת על ההבדל בין רטט של שעון מול קטט בכיס, קצת על הגלאס מול הספקטקאלס, טכנולוגיות לבישות באנטרפרייז וקצת… Read More


niv-automotive--lecture-iot

A few weeks ago I gave a 2 hour talk about IoT and investments to a class of Executive MBA students in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and I am pleased to share this video with you. It’s in Hebrew, so it’s for all of you Israelis. In this talk I connected wearables to the smart home,… Read More


Smart Watches are in deep shit

Vision leading. A very important blog post by Michael Eisenberg of Aleph VC, as it’s probably the first time that I read any mention for the importance of voice interface in the world of IoT, coming out from a VC (in Israel). Yes, there are entrepreneurs who speak about it (I’m one of them), but not investors. Voice… Read More


Israeli Automotive Industry, by verticals, by verticals

I’ve been reading, thinking and talking a lot about the Israeli automotive industry, both in my recent blogposts about cars and in other places. I keep going back to the great work that Magma VC did with their Israeli automotive industry spreadsheet, so I decided to actually see what’s inside and to create a simple pie that will sum… Read More


automotive

If you leave Waze and Mobileye out of the picture,  for regular Israelis, if they are not techies, to say there is an automotive industry in our small country sounds ridiculous. Yeah, we built half a car, the Sussita some 300 years ago, but since then, we know how to build tanks (The Merkava tanks) and… Read More


Uber Volvo Otto self driving car

Ford is co-investing $150M (together with Baidu) in an expensive self driving technology called Lidar from a company called Velodyne. According to BBC, Ford plans on having a fully autonomous self-driving car without a steering wheel, mass produces and on the road in 2021. Business Insider says “It’s commonly accepted in the auto industry that Lidar is the… Read More


Kutsuplus self driving bus

As Finland declared its wish to make car ownership pointless by year 2025, two self-driving buses have rolled out on to the public roads of Helsinki, alongside real traffic and commuters, in one of the first trials in the world. The buses will be “On Demand” and commuters would be able to call them via… Read More