Once on a summer vacation to Oregon, I walked across a field with knee-high tall grass not realizing my bag was open. Somewhere along the path, my eyeglasses fell out and I spent the next several hours searching unsuccessfully.
I found gopher holes, insects, rocks but no very expensive pair of prescription eyeglasses. I knew it was there, but I simply could not find it in the midst of all that plant life. Being in a remote area, I had to wear my dark prescription sunglasses to stumble around that night in my hotel room.
My life was officially miserable. Losing my vision left me feeling helpless, sad and frustrated. I even went back the next morning to hunt some more. It was like the grass had grown even taller just to taunt me! I finally gave up and made a three hour the to get a very expensive replacement.
Although I now try to bring a backup pair when I travel, I still seem to lose my specs a lot. The top two questions that come out of my mouth while at home are: 1.) Did you do your homework and 2.) Have you seen my glasses? Although I have several eyeglass options to choose from, I only have ONE pair of ‘computer glasses’. These are the glasses that allow me to see a computer screen clearly AND see across the room at the same time. As my glasses are expensive, I keep them safely tucked away in cases so they don’t get scratched. However, despite having a bright orange eye-glass case for my computer glasses, guess what I misplace every single day!?
With the Tile Mate attached strategically to my orange eye-glass case with my prized eyeball perfectors, I can now EASILY find my glasses via the Tile app. I can even search on Tile.com via my work computer or ask my family to help by sharing the search with them!
I’ve been known to misplace my glasses in some pretty crazy spots too – like the refrigerator!
Best of all is when (sadly not if), but WHEN I leave my glasses out at a restaurant or business meeting, I can use Tile’s app community to help me out.
It’s no wonder that Tile is the world’s best-selling Bluetooth tracker.
The Tile app to be a part of the world’s largest lost-and-found community, where friends and strangers come together to find everything that matters. Amazingly enough, Tile and the community of Tile users help locate two million items every day.
Here’s how it works:
- Tile uses Bluetooth to communicate with the companion app on my smartphone or tablet.
- The Tile app “discovers” a Tile and establishes a connection to it using the Bluetooth signal.
- Once a Bluetooth connection is made between my Tile and mobile device (within Bluetooth range), Tile then uses the location services of my mobile device to communicate up-to-date location information to the app.
- The Tile app tells me that it is near, and when I’m within range it will play a little tune (that I am able to select).
- I find my eyeglasses and bam! I’m back in business!
Check out the Together We Find video about the most adorable lost stuffed panda on the planet! Warning: This video will make you cry. I haven’t met ONE person yet who hasn’t choked up over the Lost Panda video, but I promise there’s a super happy ending! It also shows how Tile’s function and vast community let people easily and anonymously help each other find whatever they’ve lost!
No one likes losing stuff! Now I use Tile to help me find my glasses (on a daily basis) and I have peace of mind knowing that should I lose my eyeglasses on my next trip at a restaurant, hotel room, that I’ll have the Tile community helping me hunt for them!