Holograms, bone conducting conversations and self-serve grocery stores

Welcome to episode #269. On the show: Real holograms thanks to Kino-Mo; Proxfinity’s smart badge for conferences; Samsung’s TipTalk lets you talk into your finger; Down with walkie-talkies thanks to Theatro; Microsoft’s Skip means no lineups at Gerrity Supermarkets; Carrefour lets you shop like a Jedi; Estimote rakes in $10M; PlaceIQ trumps that with $25M; Microsoft is acquiring InMobi; InMarket puts beacons in every RiteAid store. Our App selection is Basket from Andy Ellwood.

This Week in Location Based Marketing Episode 269

Recorded: January 25, 2015
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan
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Show Notes:

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Top stories of the week

sponsored by Samsung
1. Kino-Mo holographic images 9:00
2. Proxfinity – the wearable smart badge for conferences 12:42
3. Samsung launches TipTalk 15:30
4. Container Store replaces the WalkieTalkie with Theatro 20:44
5. Microsoft’s “Skip app” at Gerrity’s Supermarkets 25:12

App Pick: Andy Ellwood’s Basket 33:23

Member News

1. Carrefour’s Shop Like A Jedi Campaign 36:00
2. Estimote raises $10M 37:37
3. Microsoft to acquire InMobi 38:25
4. PlaceIQ raises $25M 41:52
5. InMarket rolls out beacons to every RiteAid store 43:44

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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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