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 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…

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  • 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…

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  • How #TechnologyAndStuff became GM’s Oreo moment

    … lawyers like GM can embrace an embarrassment and use social media in a wise and fun way, maybe there is hope for all of us! Here is what they did right: 1) In a PR crisis, they cut through the bureaucracy to let the storytellers, instead of the lawyers, run the show. 2) They responded IMMEDIATELY and set the tone for the reaction. If they had…

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  • TomTom And deCarta Join Forces To Take On Google Maps

    … software and service products, such as NavKit, NavKit Worker and NavCloud, customers and developers can now integrate TomTom’s online turn-by-turn navigation. This also includes TomTom’s latest maps, real-time traffic, best-in-class routing, a comprehensive search function and easy-to-use software development kits. TomTom’s new online navigation…

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  • 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

    … people, and they can really straddle the fence,” said Nate Hayden, AOL’s vp of originals and branded entertainment. “When you have huge success on your originals side, advertisers come to you and say, ‘We like your content, we want something similar.’ Whether that’s a special, like the [OnStar] unboxing, or a 12-episode series depends on what…

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