Atlanta Mobility Radio Episode 1- MobilityLIVE

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MobilityLIVE & What It Means For Atlanta

Our first episode features Tom Daly from Coca-Cola, Jeff Sawyer from Accenture and Hillery Brown from The Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. The trio eloquently lays out the different tracks for MobilityLIVE and why Atlanta is setup to become one of the biggest mobile hubs in the world.

Listen and download the first episode below and don’t forget to tune in next Tuesday (9/16) at 10AM for another episode!

Atlanta Mobility Radio Coming September 9th!

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BlueFletch is very excited to announce our new radio show, ‘Atlanta Mobility Radio’ starting September 9th, 2014.

We’re working with the fine folks at Atlanta Business Radio to help build a new forum for mobile leaders in Atlanta. We will be covering everything from mobile events in the southeast, to BYOD policies across a variety of industries.

The show will highlight the key players from Fortune 500 companies & savvy startups that are changing what mobile means to business.

If you’d like to be a guest on the show or have interesting Atlanta mobility news, we’d love to hear from you.

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter for updates on the show!

Surviving An Apocalypse With Your Phone

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From crazy conspiracy theorists to Mayan calendar doomsday “experts,” many people have formed an opinion on how the world may end.

The amount of preparation for a potential disaster ranges from keeping a 24 pack of bottled waters in the basement, to bomb shelters with 5 years of prepared foods and radiation proof walls.

While most of us probably fall somewhere closer to the first description, with the rise of mobile technology, you could actually accomplish quite a bit in the event of a disaster. Whether a solar storm knocks out the power, global warming floods your home, or, well, zombies… we want to make sure you’re prepared.

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Why Home Automation Will Change Your Lifestyle

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You probably keep hearing about ‘The Internet of Things,’ and specifically, Home Automation. While most people automatically associate Home Automation with Nest, there are many other great companies revolutionizing the way we interact with technology in our home.

There may be a time in the not-so-distant future when we will tell our grandkids how we used oddly shaped metal objects (keys) to open doors and control lights with plastic boxes inconveniently located on the walls of a room. Poor us, right?

back in my day With Apple announcing a new “smart home” platform, and Google purchasing Nest for $3.2 billion  some major players are getting involved. Here’s your guide to the different categories and the best examples we’ve found for each:

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Intro to iBeacons: The Future of Retail?

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Rick Makerson has been testing iBeacons for several months and recently presented some key takeaways for the BlueFletch team. Here are some of the highlights:

What Are iBeacons?

Have you ever wished your phone could receive special discounts based on your location or help you find a pair of lost sunglasses?

Indoor Positioning Systems or iBeacons (as Apple trademarked them) are low-powered, low-cost transmitters that can notify devices of their presence via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE).

Many retailers are implementing iBeacons to help drive sales and create interactive experiences around the world.

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