Onstar

OnStar Corporation is a subsidiary of General Motors that provides subscription-based communications, in-vehicle security, hands free calling, turn-by-turn navigation, and remote diagnostics systems throughout the United States, Canada and China. A similar service is known as ChevyStar in Latin American markets. In September 2011 the president of OnStar stated that the service had more than six million customers.A new aftermarket interior rear-view mirror with a built-in OnStar module, branded as OnStar FMV, became available to the public on July 24, 2011.
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  • LBMA Podcast: Yahoo’s Smart Billboards, Weather Company, Nordstrom

    … LBMA Podcast: Yahoo’s Smart Billboards, Weather Company, Nordstrom October 21, 2016 by Asif Khan Leave a Comment Filed Under: On Location Welcome to This Week in Location Based Marketing, a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan and Aubriana Lopez. On the show: Yahoo’s Smart Billboards, Baidu, Toyota’s Kirobi, Sionic Mobile + OnStar, Verizon, Westfield, Better Ad + Gravy, Weather Company, Nordstrom, Alibaba + PlaceIQ. …

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  • The Internet of Things Is Already Here – and There’s Nothing You Can Do About It

    … is an improvement on GM’s OnStar service, which offers users a subscription-based vehicle communication service featuring GPS navigation, in-vehicle Wi-Fi, and security features similar to those offered by LoJack. Image via Search Engine Land Although OnStar was popular among its limited user base when it rolled out in the mid-1990s, the service…

    Dan Shewan/ WordStreamin Paid Search SEO- 23 readers -
  • GM Puts Local Search in the Driver's Seat With AtYourService

    … At last year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), GM and OnStar unveiled 4G LTE, which turns cars into mobile Wi-Fi hotspots. This year at CES, the company showed off LTE’s search capabilities by launching AtYourService, which will allow drivers to use OnStar technology for mobile search and local discounts. To create AtYourService, OnStar…

    Emily Alford/ Search Engine Watch- 5 readers -
  • How #TechnologyAndStuff became GM’s Oreo moment

    …, Wi-Fi powered by OnStar, sitting there on the screen. I cringed as I watched this in my hotel room, hoping this man wasn’t going to get fired for embarrassing his company in front of millions of people. And of course, a meme was born. Within an hour, “#ChevyGuy,” “#TechnologyAndStuff” and “Rikk Wilde” were among the top 10 national trending…

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  • TomTom And deCarta Join Forces To Take On Google Maps

    … as well as local search. According to Fennel, the TomTom-deCarta collaboration now sets up a three way contest between Google Maps, Nokia HERE and TomTom. (What about Microsoft?) He argues, as one might expect, that TomTom (with deCarta) represents the best available option vs. Google Maps for developers and OEMs (e.g., car makers, carriers, device…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Landin Google- 16 readers -
  • Dot Com Lunch – Ultra Expensive Mic & Bike Helmet Edition

    … of months ago. The replacement Octal is the most advanced bike helmet in the world. The Octal comes with a QR code attached to the ICEdot emergency identification and notification system. First responders need only to scan the QR code to get all my emergency information. There’s even an optional crash sensor that sense when you crash and then SMS text your emergency contacts. It’s like OnStar for bikes! As you no doubt guessed by the title of this blog post, the Octal is not cheap. Then again, how much is your head worth? …

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  • How AOL has quietly become a digital video powerhouse

    …, said Besteiro. AOL Video generates most of its revenue from pre-roll ads, but it also has a sizable branded content business. The same department responsible for its original videos also produces content for advertisers including Capital One, Delta and OnStar. “The people we had working on our slate [of original content] are storytellers, video…

    Eric Blattberg/ Digidayin How To's YouTube- 17 readers -
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