Thomas Walle

  • Report: Airports Could Be the Next Big Beacon Hubs

    …, but that by 2019, 84 percent of all global airports will be involved in a deployment or a trial project with beacons or other proximity sensors. Proxbook did not figure how much of this 84 percentage would comprise U.S based airports, but Thomas Walle, CEO and co-founder of Unacast, speculates that it will be a substantial number, especially as U.S consumers…

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  • Street Culture: Trans-Atlantic Travel Helps Unacast’s Team Build Trust

    … Oslo and the U.S. now, while we’re still a small and tangible team, it will be impossible as we grow larger.” Walle cites the “war for talent” in the U.S. as one point that helped the team decide to keep the engineering team in Oslo, where Unacast was founded and could more easily attract talented developers. The trans-Atlantic company trips began…

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  • Unacast Raises $5 Million to Build Out Its Beacon Network

    … that it can use the aggregate data to “index the physical world.” Co-founder and CEO Thomas Walle will be among the featured speakers at Street Fight Summit West on June 7th in San Francisco. We caught up with him recently to talk about how his previous company, Tidal, informed his thinking around beacons — and why the early applications for beacon…

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