This Week in Location Based Marketing #135: From the connected car to the connected home

By on June 24, 2013
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Welcome to episode #135. On the show today: Asif’s take on location in Singapore; SingleTouch launches their FollowMe service; uKnow partners with ESRI to help track your family; Gannett acquires Belo’s television stations and tries to take it hyper-local; Tred delivers your next new car test drive; Google’s Project Loon soars; The connected car is going to be big; Special guest Mike Soucie of Revolv on the connected home.

Episode 135

Recorded: June 21, 2013
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan
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Show highlights:

A few announcements
- We wrote (part of) a book! The Everything Guide to Mobile Apps and it is available for order now!
- Do you have a location based marketing question? Ask us here and we’ll answer it on an upcoming show.

Featured Guest
Mike Soucie, co-founder of Revolv (50:20)

Fascination of the week: Instagram gets video (13:38)

Top news of the week

1. The state of location in Singapore (1:35)
2. SingleTouch launches FollowMe platform (18:52)
3. uKnow partners with ESRI for family tracking (26:00)
4. Gannett acquires Belo’s TV stations (32:11)
5. Tred offers to deliver test drives for new cars (38:45)
6. Google’s Project Loon (43:05)

Resource of the Week
Connected Car (55:55)

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About Rob Woodbridge

I'm Rob, the founder of UNTETHER.tv 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 schedule a 30-minute chat.