A pioneer and leader in indoor location services and technology: driven by vision and innovation

Pole Star is a French indoor location services company founded in 2002. Today we are based in France and the US and we deploy our indoor positioning expertise and experience throughout the world. Our solution covers 350 million square feet in 35 countries with 100 000 BLE beacons installed and 200 000 connections per day. And our global footprint is expanding every day.
  • 2016


    With 500 % growth over the last 4 years, 20 % monthly growth in the number of users and 200 000 daily hits on our platform during the month of February, we are on the way to making Indoor location global. The  Pole Star vision and strategy is to deliver global coverage, fast and easy integration means and seamless indoor/outdoor transitions for all large, complex venues accommodating large numbers of people.

  • 2015


    NAO Micro and NAO Campus merge to become NAO solution

  • 2014


    Worldwide growth : Global expansion  and Fortune 500 companies choose Pole Star technology.

  • 2013


    The Pole Star solution is  end to end solution

    NAO Cloud is the all-in-one online platform to make deployment fast, easy and autonomous: the Door to Global Indoor Location Service.

    NAO Analytics is launched by Pole Star.

  • 2012


    A year of major launches

    Operation office in Silicon Valley. NAO-Campus®  Apple app availability: iOS full compatibility – Wifi/GPS/Bluetooth 4.0/Motion sensors/Map fusion

    December : + 50 000 square foot deployed for location based services worldwide with NAO Campus

  • 2011


    Conquering the transportation market

    Paris Charles de Gaulle is the first airport covered by the Pole Star solution. On a technological level, Pole Star develops a suite of deployment tools to automate and facilitate implementation of geolocated solutions.

    Technical features: Auto calibration: multi device compatibility with High productivity deployment tool suite

  • 2010


    LBS market is scalable with NAO Campus

    May: ANDROID release iOS release based on private API

    June : First shopping malls deployed in San Francisco (CA) with NAO-Campus®

  • 2009


    Security. First professional use cases of NAO Campus

    June : Deployment of NAO-Campus® in an underground parking  garage for SDIS (Departemental fire department service)  in Haute Garonne (31 – France)

  • 2008


    A year of  achievements

    April : At the Toulouse Space Show, Pole Star presents the beta version of NAO-Campus®.the first technology allowing an indoor location based services and a 3D mapping navigation. . NAO-Campus® is used for business use case in particular but also for mass market applications to improve and accessibility.

    May : Promelys Participations (former Avenir Finance Gestion) enters into the capital of Pole Star to speed up the Go-To-Market process of the NAO Product.

  • 2004


    Pole Star earns recognition for its capacity for innovation

    Pole Star wins the award for Innovative Startup from The French Ministry department of Research.

  • 2002


    Pole Star is born under the sign of technology innovation with the mission to bring to the world,  accurate, reliable, seamless indoor location service for both professional and consumer use cases.