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Heard on the Street, Episode 51: Adding a Third Dimension to Location Data

May 29, 2020

Bringing new dimension to location data is the field of “3D location.” This essentially takes typical lat/long coordinates and adds a Z-axis. It comes in handy in places like high-rise buildings and shopping malls.

Time to shake the 2D complacency and move to 3D

March 30, 2020

For an industry that makes its living identifying people and objects at a particular point in space, the geolocation industry has been very slow to make the move from two dimensions (2D) to three dimensions (3D). What explains the holdup?

Wireless location gets indoor and in 3D

February 24, 2020

All players in the ecosystem must acknowledge the reality of a 3D world and work towards serving this new market.

2020 is the year when vertical location becomes a reality for public safety

January 15, 2020

2020 promises to be the year when the wireless industry and public safety organizations focus on implementing vertical-location solutions for E911.

Polaris Wireless Lauded by Frost & Sullivan for Its Groundbreaking, Hybrid Wireless 3D Location Platform

November 7, 2019

The platform continually varies its algorithms to leverage additional data from all sensors, in any environment, with the highest possible location accuracy

Why Your Location-Based Ad Campaign Isn’t Working (And How to Make It Better)

October 31, 2019

For many advertisers, the location-based ad experience is less than satisfactory. There are many reasons this experience is failing, starting with poor location accuracy, especially in situations requiring vertical (z-axis) and indoor location.

Industry Voices—Using 3D location to save money on lost medical equipment

September 20, 2019

The healthcare industry invests billions every year in new medical equipment. New health technologies can improve outcomes and patient satisfaction but tend to cost more than existing ones, so hospitals are very cautious about their investments.

Industry Voices—3D location technology brings 'paging Dr. Smith' into the 21st century

August 27, 2019

Hospitals are now able to deploy 3D location technology that enables an administrator to locate doctors, even to the floor level in a high-rise hospital building.

The Time for 3D Location in Enterprise Security Has Arrived

August 22, 2019

Enterprise, or corporate, security – the practice of protecting a business’ employees, physical property and assets, and information systems – is a fast-growing business.

Polaris Wireless, Mark43 to develop tool for real-time tracking of personnel

June 22, 2019

Polaris Wireless, a provider of software-based wireless location solutions, announced it is partnering with cloud-based public safety software company Mark43 to integrate three-dimensional location technology into computer-aided dispatch (CAD) systems.

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