This Week in Location Based Marketing #80: Verizon and T-Mobile get enterprise location serious + Mark Hemphill of ScreenScape Networks

Welcome to episode #80 of This Week in Location Based Marketing. On this week’s show Wifi blocking wallpaper, Verizon makes a $612M bet on Hughes Telematics, Groupon gets into the food ordering business and we loves our guiness – even more with QR codes. Plus, our special guest Mark Hemphill of ScreenScape Networks and our resource of the week from the FCC.

Episode 80

Recorded: June 3, 2012
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan

Show highlights:
1. Guinness QR Code Glass
2. T-Mobile partners with Abaqus & 1Shop
3. TelMap launches new APIs
4. Yellow Pages Group (YPG) releases the French version of their ShopWise app
5. Wallpaper that blocks WiFi – toy or science project?

Featured Guest
Mark Hemphill, co-founder ScreenScape Networks (27:55)

Funding / M&A News
1. Shutterfly finishes their acquisition of Kodak Gallery customers
2. Verizon acquires Hughes Telematics for $612M
3. Groupon acquires Breadcrumb POS

Resource of the Week
The FCC Location Based Services Report (45:15)

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About the author

Rob Woodbridge

I'm Rob, the founder of and I've spent 14 years immersed in the mobile and pervasive computing world. During this great time I've helped some of the most innovative companies grow their business through mobile. If you are in need of a mobile business advisor or coach, connect with me here to get things rolling.

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