TWiLBM #166: Glass on the floor

Welcome to episode #166. On the show: Your food will text you its expiry date; The Wireless Registry launches; Source Metrics attributes online ads with offline buys; Nearbytes lets you pay by sound; Banjo 4.0 hits the street; Ricoh plays catch up with Clickable Paper; The Sacramento Kings put Google Glass on the floor. Our Mobile Minute with Chuck Martin highlights some store traffic research by Euclid. Our app of the week is SportChaser. Our resource of the week pokes some fun at location based marketing.

Episode 166

Recorded: January 26, 2014
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan
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Show highlights:

A few announcements
– Do you have a location based marketing question? Ask us here and we’ll answer it on an upcoming show.

A Mobile Minute with Chuck Martin: Converting browsers to buyers in real life (7:21)

App fascination of the week: SportChaser (10:11)

Top news of the week

1. Computer chips in food packing send text when food is about to spoil (15:00)
2. Launch of The Wireless Registry (19:50)
3. Source Metrics providing new tool for measuring in-store conversion of Facebook ads (26:35)
4. Nearbytes NearPay system (Brazil) (30:50)
5. releases 4.0 (35:54)
6. Ricoh launches Clickable Paper (39:52)
7. Sacramento Kings deploy Google Glass on the floor (44:02)

Resource of the week: How Smart, Context-Aware and Location Sensitive Marketing Could Look Like (50:25)

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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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