LBMA Vidcast: Cedars Sinai Goes Alexa, Fred Perry + Raf Simons Launch Virtual Map Shopping

On this week’s Location-Based Marketing Association podcast: Cedars Sinai goes Alexa, Fred Perry + Raf Simons launch virtual map shopping, Kontakt.io new SMB play, ESRI acquires Indoo.rs, Ford integrates What3Words, Walgreens accepts Alipay in the U.S.

LBMA Podcast: Uber, Geoscape, Sensewhere and Parking Ginza

This Week in Location Based Marketing is a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan and Aubriana Lopez. On the show: Canada’s CN Tower + Aruba, Ping app for AirBnB, Lowe’s with more Robots, Here Maps, Kontakt.io, JCDecaux + Amatil.

5 Monetization Strategies for Beacon Vendors

Building a sustainable stream of revenue has proven to be harder than building a piece of hardware that detects nearby smartphones. In order for this burgeoning vertical to flourish, beacon vendors need to find a monetization strategy that makes sense.

LBMA Podcast: Web.com, Alibaba, and Zuckerberg on Oculus OS

On the show: Web.com acquires Yodle; Alibaba invests in Groupon; Walgreens gets deeper into beacons; Kontakt.io raises $5M clams; Foursquare + Delivery.com; Exterion pulling O2 customer data for OOH targeting; Yoose + Telkomsel case study

LBMA Podcast: Apple Acquires Metaio, Interview With Kontakt.io’s Trevor Longino

On the show: The contagious billboard; Ubimo and Autograph raise rounds; Carrefour’s 2.5km of LED location lights; XploR smart cane with facial recognition; AdNear and Roy Morgan partner; Shazam everything; Tweeting potholes; Sell advertising in your home windows…