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AR and VR — Will Local Advertisers Bite?

Mike Boland

AR and VR — Will Local Advertisers Bite?

Local advertising is a $150 billion market, and is particularly conducive to AR, given the technology’s ability to qualify purchase decisions in the commerce-heavy offline world. There will be a land grab for this digital real estate as mobile AR gains consumer traction. There will be also questions about who “owns” that virtual space.

#SFSW16 VIDEO: The Virtual Reality Revolution and Its Implications for Local

The Editors

#SFSW16 VIDEO: The Virtual Reality Revolution and Its Implications for Local

With the rise of Oculus and a host of other new companies, there has been lots of talk this year about the potential local and retail implications for virtual reality and augmented reality. At Street Fight Summit West in San Francisco earlier this month, a panel examined how brands and retailers see the VR/AR opportunity.

Street Fight Daily: Gawker Media’s Ecommerce Success, Amazon Will Have Its Own Fleet of Shipping Trucks

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Gawker Media’s Ecommerce Success, Amazon Will Have Its Own Fleet of Shipping Trucks

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… How Gawker Turned into Groupon (Motherboard)… Amazon Buys Thousands of Truck Trailers as Its Transportation Ambitions Grow (Recode)… Waze’s Growth Chief: Even Driverless Cars Need a Better Route (USA Today)…

The AR of the Future Is About ‘Helping People Make Decisions’

Isa Jones

The AR of the Future Is About ‘Helping People Make Decisions’

Augmented reality is still a fairly new technology, but in the coming years it could have huge implications for how we see and browse through the world around us. Street Fight recently spoke with Jules White, co-founder and chief scientist of PAR Works, about how AR can be used to aid in the consumer’s decision making process.

PODCAST: This Week in Location-Based Marketing — Yoose

Asif Khan

PODCAST: This Week in Location-Based Marketing — Yoose

In this week’s episode, hosts Rob Woodbridge and Asif Khan look at whether Bing can perform as the underdog, discuss the new Google Maps for iOS, and review the new Point augmented reality app. Plus funding news, resource of the week and special guest Christian Geissendoerfer of Yoose…

Street Fight Daily: More Recommendations, Square Cloned

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: More Recommendations, Square Cloned

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology. Former Microsoft Dealmaker Fritz Lanman Launches Livestar Recommendations App (All Things D)… Rocket Swipes ‘Double Digit Millions’ for Square Clone (GigaOm)… Daily Deal Dashboard Redeem & Get Launches Redepmtion Management Tool for Marketers (The Next Web)… Apps That Present Highlights of the World in Front of You (NYT)

How Big Data and Augmented Reality Are Transforming Hyperlocal

Steven Jacobs

How Big Data and Augmented Reality Are Transforming Hyperlocal

Behind the most innovative hyperlocal technology companies is likely a Hadoop cluster — an open-source distributive data framework, which allows companies to collect and analyze data at scale. Street Fight recently caught up with Cloudera’s VP of technology solutions Omer Trajman and solutions architect Patrick Angeles to discuss how “big data” is continuing to change the game in hyperlocal…

Bringing Augmented Reality Marketing to Every Business

Asif Khan

Bringing Augmented Reality Marketing to Every Business

For years, marketing and advertising agencies have strained themselves trying to isolate the most effective, meaningful and lasting image to sell their product. Now, brands are able to visually and audibly foster experiences which consumers can be a part of. Augmented reality is still in infancy, and it seems that there are no limitations to the communication potential it embodies…

Street Fight Daily: 06.07.11

David Hirschman

Street Fight Daily: 06.07.11

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups… Groupon is joining two marketing-services and analytics firms to get deeper into the traditional grocery coupon business with a test today. In a first for Groupon, today’s deal in Massachusetts uses supermarket loyalty cards to conduct the transaction. (AdAge)…

“Augmented reality” apps put a layer of locally relevant data on top of the scene around you. But who owns the rights to ad space within augmented reality platforms? Currently there’s nothing keeping multiple brands from owning the same space. (Mashable)…