Jan 13, 2014
Juniper Research has forecast the mobile location-based services market to exceed $12 billion in 2014, driven by increased app store usage, public safety and certain news items such as the NSA scandal. In this article, Polaris Wireless CEO Manilo Allegra points to a number of trends that will catapult the market toward even higher expectations.
Nov 19, 2013
Data generated by the cloud-based solution also could be useful in terms of determining the optimal utlization of traffic officers.
Sep 05, 2013
High-accuracy location, already part of the public safety infrastructure, could be better integrated to provide detailed intelligence for both first responders and emergency callers. For example, when texting 911, similar emergency calls in a given radius could be identified to alert authorities to larger emergencies, such as a terrorist attack or natural disaster.
Jul 03, 2013
A recent segment on 60 Minutes titled “Counterinsurgency Cops” detailed how tactics used overseas in the war on terror are helping law enforcementofficials in Springfield, Mass., fight street crime.
May 07, 2013
Polaris Wireless Inc. has raised $10 million in a Series C round to buy out one of its earliest investors and expand its location business overseas.
May 03, 2013
Polaris Wireless has raised $10 million in Series C funding to pay back its very first investor, Draper Fisher Jurvetson.
Apr 26, 2013
DFJ invested an undisclosed amount of money in the Mountain View-based company in July 2001. DFJ cashed out its investment this year by giving Polaris back its original equity and giving up its seat on the Board of Directors.
Apr 17, 2013
Yesterday, Polaris Wireless announced an agreement with Globe Telecom in the Philippines to enhance the telecommunications company's LBS services.
Apr 17, 2013
Polaris Wireless today announced to have won a contract with Fiilipino wireless operator Globe Telecom.