Polaris Wireless Announces First Deployment Of High Accuracy Location Solution In Sub-Saharan Africa

Mar 16, 2015

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Mountain View, Calif. And Zug, Switzerland — March 16, 2015 — Polaris Wireless, the global leader in high-accuracy, software-based wireless location solutions, today announced its first deployment of the Polaris Wireless Altus and OmniLocate location surveillance product suite in sub-Saharan Africa. This newest deployment expands our business into a new region of the world making it our twenty-second deployment outside of the US, and the forty-ninth globally. The Polaris Wireless Altus and OmniLocate location surveillance product suite has been deployed extensively around the globe for over ten years to improve public safety and national security across four continents.

“As the first company to deploy a high-accuracy, software-based wireless location surveillance solution in a sub-Saharan country, we look forward to contributing to increased safety and security in the region,” said Manlio Allegra, Polaris Wireless CEO and co-founder. “This newest deployment reaffirms our business focus and leadership, as we continue our work in building the highest level of location accuracy solutions combined with best-in-class applications for public safety and national security initiatives around the world.”

The Polaris Wireless Altus and OmniLocate application suite is the industry's only software-based surveillance solution that enables accurate mass location - providing users the ability to simultaneously locate all subscribers in an area of interest in real time or on a historical basis. This unique capability enables functions, such as suspect identification, threat detection, and post-event analytics, which are vital to the anti-crime and anti-terrorism surveillance efforts of Polaris Wireless customers around the world.

To maximize its performance, the Altus application suite is being deployed with the OmniLocate platform powered by Polaris Wireless Location Signatures (Polaris WLSTM), the most accurate software-based location technology for dense urban and indoor environments. Polaris WLS is capable of locating a wireless device within 40 meters for the majority of the calls and helps customers avoid the costly and time-consuming deployment and maintenance associated with hardware-based location solutions.  Polaris Wireless regularly provides its customers with product enhancements and updates, and 24/7 technical and operational support for optimal performance. Polaris Wireless also partners with multi-billion dollar global systems integrators able to carry out its deployments in the largest markets in the world.

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About Polaris Wireless

Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. With International Headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, Polaris Wireless is the global leader in providing high- accuracy, software-based wireless location solutions to wireless operators, law enforcement/government agencies and location-based application companies. Since 2003, Polaris Wireless has successfully completed 49 global deployments for location surveillance, commercial LBS and meet FCC E911 Phase II requirements in the US. The company has offices in Dubai, U.A.E. and Bangalore, India as well.

Polaris Wireless has been awarded the prestigious Frost & Sullivan "Enabling Technology of the

Year” twice in recent years, and was named to the 2012 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies, recognizing the company’s accomplishments and leadership in developing location solutions. The company participates in location committees and other groups within the 3GPP and OMA standards setting bodies, and also participates in regulatory and industry bodies related to E911, lawful location surveillance, and location-based services. Polaris Wireless is located at 301 North Whisman Road, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA and at Baarestrasse 135, 6300 Zug Switzerland. For more information about Polaris Wireless, please visit http://www.polariswireless.com.

 

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