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Polaris Wireless Introduces Altus Mobile

Industry's first high-accuracy mobile location surveillance application

Polaris Wireless, the global leader in high-accuracy, software-based wireless location solutions, today announced the introduction of Altus Mobile, the industry's first mobile location surveillance application, providing accurate mass location of all mobile devices operating on a cellular network, on-demand location, subscriber device tracking, and geo-fence capabilities to field agents on their mobile devices. This advanced application is powered by Polaris Wireless Location Signatures® advanced technology and is the latest feature of Altus, the intelligent surveillance application suite for law enforcement and intelligence agencies worldwide. Altus is the industry's only software-based surveillance solution that enables accurate mass location - providing users the ability to simultaneously locate all subscriber devices in a wireless network in real time and on a historical basis.

"Altus Mobile is the next step in the evolution of location-enabled surveillance," said Mahesh Patel, senior vice president of technology and products at Polaris Wireless. "Field agents now have a robust toolkit that provides two-way interaction, increases effectiveness, and ultimately saves lives."

Altus Mobile allows field agents to simultaneously track suspects on a Smartphone or tablet, and make life-or-death decisions in real time by receiving up-to-date intelligence from headquarters, such as:
- Past and current locations of suspects
- Locations where two or more suspects meet
- Occasions where suspects enter/exit a restricted area
- Visualization of suspects' surroundings by augmented reality
- Nearby locations of authorities (police, military, etc.)

Polaris Wireless executives will be previewing Altus Mobile at International CTIA WIRELESS from May 8-10, 2012 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The easy to deploy, easy to maintain Polaris Wireless Location Signatures (Polaris WLS®) solution identifies the location of a wireless device to within 50 meters, at low cost, even in tough urban and indoor environments. Polaris Wireless also provides its customers regular product enhancements and updates, and 24/7 technical and operational support to better monitor and improve the performance of its solutions. Polaris WLS® is designed to scale as an operator's network grows, providing location capabilities in 2G (GSM/CDMA), 3G (UMTS/CDMA 2000), and emerging 4G (LTE) air interfaces, as well as indoor technologies such as WiFi, DAS, and Femtocells. Polaris Wireless ensures that an operator's critical ability to accurately locate all wireless devices will evolve alongside its network evolution.

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