Vugo is a B2B Infotainment platform for ridesharing and autonomous cars. We are improving the passenger entertainment experience through empowering passengers with control over their entertainment.
This startup is making your Uber and Lyft ride more enjoyableJames Bellefeuille is the co-founder of Vugo, which puts tv screens in Uber and Lyft vehicles. The system allows both advertisers to reach new audiences as well as create more revenue for drivers. A win-win right? Vugo has also been battling with the City of Chicago to make his service available here.
Robot taxi rides may be free. You'll pay with your attentionPicture it: You hop into a robot taxi to visit your dentist. A video - make that a hologram - pops up, suggesting you try a new mouthwash. Later, as a car drives you to dinner with friends, a commercial plays in the vehicle, offering half-price drinks at a nearby bar.
This start-up wants to make ride-sharing free in three years. Here's howRobert Flessner, Vugo CEO, discusses his start-up's goal to make ride-sharing free by 2021.
Uber, Lyft Vehicles Will Soon Have Video Screens In Their BackseatsNEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing vehicles will soon have screens with videos and games in their backseats. But will they enhance or ruin your rides? After winning a lawsuit against the City of New York, Vugo will soon be allowed to run videos, games, weather and more on tablets, CBS2's Dave Carlin reported.
Hailing The First Amendment: NYC Taxi Authority's Ad Ban Struck Down As UnconstitutionalTaxicab, livery, black car, and limousine companies in the Big Apple may own the vehicles their employees drive, but they know full well who really controls them: the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC). Passenger transportation is one of the city's most heavily regulated businesses, but as a federal district court judge recently reminded TLC, those small business still have constitutional rights.
Will Ride-Hail Be Free By 2021? The Startup Ad Platform Vugo Says YesEarlier this year in Detroit, the North American International Auto Show ended on a different note than in years past. Attendees of the car industry's annual preening and prognostication session weren't only predicting what consumers will be most likely to drive; they were forecasting the market for cars that will drive consumers.
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