Interesting trend points from @jess3 "What Sucks About Foursquare Today"
Jesse Thomas is a very creative guy and runs the agency Jess3. This is a interesting slideshow on how the mobile experience could be. I agree that if given permission devices should recognize and checkin in . I would go as far as notifying customers with a message into the POS system about people checking in so it connects to the business CRm system.