Of digital nomads, connected glass and purpose-driven wearables + Rob Cameron of Moneris

Welcome to episode #208. On the show: Facebook challenges Yelp and Foursquare; Connected Glass by Rebecca Minkoff; The world’s smallest GPS chip; Pay with your face; Coupons.com on your Samsung phone; Arki teaches us how to walk; Place Scout for startup people; Aerial Bold; Samsung’s Proximity beacons; SocialRadar acquired by Gridskippr. Our special guest is Rob Cameron, Chief Product and Marketing Office at Moneris.

This Week in Location Based Marketing Episode 208

Recorded: November 14, 2014
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan
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Show Notes:

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Top stories of the week

(starts at 10:00)

1. Facebook challenges Yelp/Foursquare with new Places directory 10:00
2. Rebecca Minkoff store launches “Connected Glass” 12:55
3. OriginGPS chip – the Nano Spider 15:20
4. 100% Geniune stores launch “Facepay” in China 17:35
5. Coupons.com and Samsung partner on mobile deals 21:40
6. Arki wristband teaches you how to walk 25:40
7. Place Scout for startup people 28:50
8. New typeface based on aerial maps of the earth – Aerial Bold 33:10
9. Samsung’s Proximity platform 37:30
10. SocialRadar acquires Gridskippr 41:30

Top stories:
1. Samsung’s beacons 59:00
2. Arki – Purpose-driven wearables 68:40

Resource of the week
How the Connected Consumer is Shaping Retailers’ Omnichannel Strategy

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About the author

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 get things rolling.

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