Video: Waze Takes Mobiles for a Ride at DEMOfall 09

Turning a GPS-enabled smartphone into a navigation system isn't really that new. But turning it into a crowd-sourced system for not only getting directions but also detecting traffic problems and even mapping new roads is a pretty interesting idea.

Turning a GPS-enabled smartphone into a navigation system isn't really that new. But turning it into a crowd-sourced system for not only getting directions but also detecting traffic problems and even mapping new roads is a pretty interesting idea.

At DEMOfall 2009 I had the chance to talk to Waze CEO Noam Bardin about his company's mobile offering and how it works to provide a new way to get through the daily commute.