Press Coverage

Update about FCC Indoor Location Mandate

Mar 20, 2014

Podcast with Bhavin Shah, Polaris Wireless

Update about FCC Indoor Location Mandate

FCC’s New E911 Location Requirements Could Boost Positioning Services in General

Mar 18, 2014

Rules proposed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to improve the ability to locate cell phone users placing emergency calls from indoors could affect firms providing chipsets and location-focused infrastructure as well as phone companies.

FCC’s New E911 Location Requirements Could Boost Positioning Services in General

Where High-accuracy Wireless Location is (and isn’t) Headed in 2014

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.

Where High-accuracy Wireless Location is (and isn’t) Headed in 2014

Polaris tracking app keeps undercover officers undercover

Nov 19, 2013

Data generated by the cloud-based solution also could be useful in terms of determining the optimal utlization of traffic officers.

Polaris tracking app keeps undercover officers undercover

9-1-1 Indoor Location Technology and Policy

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.

9-1-1 Indoor Location Technology and Policy

High-accuracy location of mobile devices essential for city and county public safety efforts

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.

High-accuracy location of mobile devices essential for city and county public safety efforts

Polaris Wireless Nabs $10M as DFJ Exits

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.

Polaris Wireless Nabs $10M as DFJ Exits