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  • How The 49ers Are Using Beacons To Help You Find Hot Dogs And Beer

    How The 49ers Are Using Beacons To Help You Find Hot Dogs And Beer

    Enterprise Wi-Fi provider Aruba Networks officially lights up their homegrown beacon network and accompanying smartphone app at Levi’s Stadium today. After having been in “beta” mode for that last several months, the deployment now enables a host of location-based services for stadium goers like: quickly and accurately finding concessions, restrooms, and seats with the… Read More

  • Indoor Mapping Startup Meridian Adds Notification Zones To Their Strategy

    Indoor Mapping Startup Meridian Adds Notification Zones To Their Strategy

    Indoor mapping software startup Meridian, continues to evolve their product strategy with a recent update to their offering. Called Zones, the company’s newest update to their indoor mapping platform — and indoor is the key word here — allows geo-fence style app push notifications to be scheduled, by drawing polygons on location maps. Read More

  • Meridian Indoor Navigation Adds Las Vegas Hotels To Client Roster

    Meridian Indoor Navigation Adds Las Vegas Hotels To Client Roster

    Starting today, the Venetian-Palazzo Casino and Hotel (owned by The Las Vegas Sands Corp.) is beginning to employ an app technology by Meridian as their indoor navigation service of choice in order to help you get around their casino more efficiently. This new “wayfinding” technology will reside in the resort’s new app called VP Pocket Concierge. I first covered Meridian back… Read More

  • A Brave New Push: Urban Airship Brings Location, Context Targeting To Mobile Notifications

    A Brave New Push: Urban Airship Brings Location, Context Targeting To Mobile Notifications

    At the end of October, Urban Airship, the startup that gives developers a simple way to build in-app purchases and push notifications into their mobile apps, acquired SimpleGeo for a reported $3.5 million. At the time, it was unclear what Urban Airship would be doing with the terabyte-plus of SimpleGeo location data, but in January, Urban Airship announced that it would be shutting down… Read More

  • Meridian For iPhone: In-store, turn-by-turn maps to merchandise

    Before you download Meridian for iPhone, you should know that it probably isn’t going to work in your town just yet, unless of course the town you live in is Portland OR. However, I still recommend trying out this new-fangled search app  for a few reasons: 1. It’s free. 2. They’ve set up one of their store locations to work even if you are not in Portland so you can get the… Read More

  • If you think the Meridian F80 was overpriced take a look at their new iPod dock

    A few months ago, we told you about the $3,000+ radio from Meridian named the F80. One of the features the F80 was missing was an iPod dock. Well, they are going to fix that problem this August with a $400 iPod dock named the i80. Most audiophiles snub the iPod since it plays compressed audio, but Meridian says they can fix that. They say the i80 can process the files from the iPod to reveal… Read More

  • $3,000 Ferrari iPod dock better come with a magnet that attracts a specific part of the female anatomy

    Are you stupid? Do you have too much money? Well then get yourself down to Meridian where you can pick up the Meridian F80, an iPod dock that has been sexified with the Ferrari logo. While I agree that fools and their money should be often and energetically parted, do you have to do it so ostensibly? I don’t care if this thing makes my Fiona Apple MP3s sound amazing: why is it worth $2,995? Read More