Guides Limitations of the USPS API for address validation
The USPS API is a suite of several APIs, including an address standardization API, a ZIP code lookup API, and a city/state lookup API. While authoritative, the USPS APIs can be challenging for developers to access and use.
Read more Industry NRF 2024 recap
The Radar team kicked off 2024 at NRF, Retail's Big Show, in our own backyard in NYC. Here are the highlights!
Read more Product Radar Maps Platform showcase: Store locators, checkout forms, and more
Since we launched Radar Maps Platform, dozens of companies have cut their maps bill significantly by switching from Google or Mapbox. Here are a few of the best examples.
Read more Company Radar IRL 2023: Maps, geo-compliance, and the future of geofencing
We just wrapped up our second annual Radar IRL. Over 150 attendees joined us in-person in NYC for an afternoon of networking, product launches, and sessions about the future of location.
Read more Product Introducing our fraud detection and geo-compliance solution
Radar has long been the industry leader in geofencing. Today, we're announcing the general availability of our fraud detection and geo-compliance solution, a cost-effective, developer-friendly alternative to GeoComply.
Read more Product Introducing Radar Maps Platform
Radar has long been the industry leader in geofencing. Today, we're announcing the general availability of Radar Maps Platform, a cost-effective alternative to Google Maps Platform and Mapbox.
Read more Company Announcing our partnership with Cordial
By combining Radar's industry-leading location infrastructure with Cordial's marketing and data platform, brands like JOANN are delivering highly personalized, contextually relevant experiences to their customers in real time.
Read more Guides Google Geocoding API pricing: Cost management and alternatives
Explore Google Geocoding API pricing, learn cost management strategies, and discover alternatives to make informed decisions for your app or website.
Read more Guides What is geofencing? Geofencing explained: Definitions, history, applications, and more
Geofencing is an essential aspect of many applications we use daily, but what exactly is it?
Read more Guides The top 5 geofencing use cases for convenience store and fuel apps
In today's mobile-driven world, convenience store and fuel apps have the potential to offer personalized, engaging experiences that drive increased foot traffic, app engagement, and digital revenue.
Read more Guides The limitations of iOS geofencing
While Core Location and CLRegion are undeniably powerful, they come with several limitations that can pose challenges. This blog post aims to shed light on these challenges and explore alternative solutions.
Read more Guides Google Maps Platform vs. Radar Maps Platform: A comprehensive pricing and feature comparison
While Google Maps Platform offers a vast array of features and is backed by the power of Google, the costs and complexity of its platform can be a significant hurdle for many businesses and developers. Radar provides a cost-effective alternative.
Read more Guides What is geocoding? Geocoding explained: Definitions, applications, solutions, and more
Geocoding is an essential aspect of many applications we use daily, but what exactly is it?
Read more Guides The true cost of the Google Maps API and how Radar compares
Say goodbye to Google Maps API costs and limited support. Switch to Radar's mapping API for better pricing, features, and support. Get started for free.
Read more Product Radar powers Approaching and Arrival signals in Olo Expo
Get real-time status updates for customer pickups and ensure guests have hot, fresh food on arrival.
Read more Company VentureFizz interview: Sales at Radar with Ryan Gates
Ryan Gates, Radar's VP of Sales was recently interviewed on VentureFizz. Watch the video to learn more about Radar, our sales team, and the interview process.
Read more Company VentureFizz interview: Nick Patrick on Radar's vision, growth, and culture
Our CEO and Co-Founder Nick Patrick was featured on the VentureFizz CxO briefing to chat with VentureFizz’s founder Keith Cline about Radar’s privacy-first geofencing platform, the company’s history, and new growth opportunities for 2022 and beyond.
Read more Company How retailers and restaurants are powering seamless experiences with Radar and Amplitude
We recently released a video with Amplitude exploring some of the ways that retail and restaurant brands can drive customer retention and revenue by investing in improving the customer experience.
Read more Industry Webinar: The Drive-Thru Has Changed Everything
Our CEO Nick Patrick recently sat down with experts in the restaurant industry to discuss how the drive-thru and off-premise dining has paved the way for the restaurant of the future.
Read more Industry Deliver real-time messages for travel customers with Radar and Braze
With the right tools and right approach, travel and hospitality brands can provide relevant and valuable customer experiences at every step of a customer’s trip.
Read more Industry 4 ways travel brands can use location data to deliver out of this world experiences
Travel companies can build next-level guest experiences through their app with location technologies such as geofencing and beacons.
Read more Industry Webinar: Why digital technology is the key to great customer experience in a post pandemic world
After teaming up with Mobiquity to conduct a consumer behavior study in April, we hosted a webinar to share how convenience stores can meet consumer experience by leveraging digital technology.
Read more Industry Webinar: How to capture and convert traffic post-COVID with Radar, Yext, and OpenTable
We teamed up with Yext and OpenTable to share strategies to capture the post-COVID surge in demand for in-person experiences.
Read more Industry Bridging the physical and digital gap in a post-COVID world
Watch Radar's keynote session from Brand Growth Summit 2021: As consumers move through the physical world again post-COVID, winning brands will exceed new consumer expectations by seamlessly bridging the digital and physical.
Read more Customers Radar helps the Drybar brand drive appointment bookings and engagement
Radar’s Geofencing and Geo APIs make it easy for the Drybar® brand to engage clients with the right message at the right time, resulting in a nearly 3x increase in appointment bookings.
Read more Industry Webinar: Building better BOPIS experiences with Airship and Radar
In this webinar, learn how Radar’s location solutions and Airship’s customer engagement platform work together to power a seamless BOPIS experience.
Read more Industry Webinar: E-commerce optimization best practices with Taplytics
We teamed up with our friends at Taplytics to bring you a masterclass in shopping personalization out-of-store, on the way, and in-store.
Read more Customers Fiesta Restaurant Group powers curbside pickup using Radar
Using Radar, Fiesta is able to address the operational challenges of curbside pickup to minimize wait times and drive repeat orders.
Read more Product Radar launches integration with Amazon Pinpoint and joins the AWS Partner Network
Along with joining APN (AWS Partner Network), we launched a new integration with Amazon Pinpoint. Enterprise customers can use the Pinpoint integration to send location-triggered and location-targeted messages to increase engagement and conversion.
Read more Industry Location data privacy checklist
In this post, we share a ten-point location data privacy checklist to help you collect location data and build location-based experiences in the right way.
Read more Product Radar introduces beacon support to power contextual app experiences with sub-meter accuracy
Beacons are like hardware-enabled micro-geofences that complement your existing geofence implementation. With support for beacons, Radar makes it simple to range, monitor, and build experiences with beacons for sub-meter accuracy, even indoors.
Read more Customers T-Mobile increases app engagement with Radar-powered location-based offers
Radar's flexible Geofencing solutions allow T-Mobile Tuesdays to customize offers by region, increasing offer relevancy and customer happiness.
Read more Industry Retail showdown: Safe curbside pickup at Home Depot versus Lowe's (plus free worksheet)
In this five-round showdown, we evaluate how home improvement competitors Home Depot and Lowe's rolled out curbside pickup in a hurry at all their locations.
Read more Customers RetailMeNot drives a 19% lift in store visits with Radar's contextual messaging
RetailMeNot uses Radar's Places, Search API, and growth stack integrations to surface contextual messages and content at the right place and time, driving a 19% uplift in visits.
Read more Industry How to thrive with curbside: lessons from the nation's leading restaurants
We've sampled nine of the nation's largest restaurant chains to find out what ingredients make a Michelin-Star curbside experience.
Read more Product Announcing our Olo integration
With Radar's new Olo integration, you can start and stop trips for customer arrival tracking when orders are placed, fired, cancelled, or closed in Olo.
Read more Customers American Eagle builds arrival detection for curbside with Radar
American Eagle wanted to make the shopping experience even more convenient this holiday season. Radar was able to provide American Eagle a solution with everything they needed in one platform.
Read more Company Radar named to Crain's Best Places to Work in NYC 2020
Providing our employees with a fulfilling and inclusive place to work is a top priority at Radar, and we're proud to be named one of Crain's 100 Best Places to Work in NYC for 2020.
Read more Company We're back with Mobile On Air
We’re bringing back the best in the business for round 2 of Mobile On Air, with two days of networking and programming. Our conference theme: the new customer journey.
Read more Product Announcing our Branch integration
When you connect Radar and Branch, Radar will begin sending location events to Branch, enabling you to attribute offline actions to online campaigns.
Read more Customers Case study: Slide by Raise provides personalized shopping experiences using Radar
Slide uses geo APIs and geofencing from Radar to drive store visits, engagement, and revenue through personalized location-based experiences in its new instant payments app.
Read more Product Announcing our OneSignal integration
When you connect Radar and OneSignal, Radar will begin appending location data to a user's OneSignal profile, allowing you to action on the user's location within your messaging strategy.
Read more Customers Case study: Cars.com powers on-the-lot dealership experiences and reporting using Radar
Cars.com stores and maintains geodata for thousands of Cars.com dealership partners with Radar geofences. Cars.com uses Radar to power attribution reporting for its partners and contextual experiences for its mobile app users.
Read more Product Introducing Last Mile for customer arrival tracking and more efficient curbside pickup
Last Mile enables you to accurately predict when a customer will arrive for a digital order. With the included in-store dashboard, employees can seamlessly view and sequence orders based on actual customer arrival time.
Read more Customers Case study: Traveloka improves the traveler experience with Radar
Traveloka uses Radar to drive a 300% increase in engagement by delivering location-based customer experiences at the right time.
Read more Product Recipe: Reactivating users during and after COVID-19 with Regions
The severity of COVID-19 has varied widely across countries, states, and cities. Learn how Radar can help reactivate and engage users based on region.
Read more Industry Students build apps with Radar to address the world’s biggest challenges
Over the last few months, we’ve seen aspiring engineers and student hackers from across the world use Radar to build projects that help society and improve lives.
Read more Industry We can't solve the problems of tomorrow with the tools of the past
Radar and nine other independent software companies united to declare that CRM systems are no longer enough for the digital era.
Read more Engineering Radar student hackathon playbook
Learn how to use Radar to add location tracking and geofencing to your student hackathon projects.
Read more Customers Ibotta increases open rates by 30% with Radar
With Radar, Ibotta is able to send timely push notifications based on user location, increasing open rates by 30% and directly impacting engagement, conversions, and revenue.
Read more Industry Discussing all things location context on the MapScaping podcast
Our CEO sits down with the MapScaping podcast to talk location context, creating great app experiences, and the future of mobile.
Read more Company Radar named a rising star in API-first SaaS
APIs are the next big SaaS wave, and we're thrilled to be recognized as a Rising Star by our partners at Accel
Read more Industry The Radar guide to location prompt best practices
Our best practices when prompting for location services, plus examples from 8 apps that do it well.
Read more Customers Radar location context playbook
Learn how leading apps use Radar to build contextual experiences, delight users, and increase engagement.
Read more Customers Radar food & dining playbook
Learn how leading food & dining apps use Radar to build contextual experiences, delight users, and increase engagement.
Read more Customers Radar travel & transportation playbook
Learn how industry-leading travel & transportation apps use Radar to build contextual experiences, delight users, and increase engagement.
Read more Customers Radar shopping & retail playbook
Learn how leading shopping & retail apps use Radar to build contextual experiences, delight users, and increase engagement.
Read more Customers Radar entertainment & sports playbook
Learn how leading entertainment & sports apps use Radar to build contextual experiences, delight users, and increase engagement.
Read more Company Radar and the GDPR
Radar is GDPR-compliant, offers the tools and agreements you need to be GDPR-compliant, and welcomes the GDPR as an opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to privacy and security.
Read more Customers Case study: TouchTunes uses Radar geofencing to expand coverage across its network
TouchTunes uses Radar to send personalized messages to its mobile users in an additional 10,000 venues.
Read more Customers Customer story: Via
Learn how Via's growth, operations, product, and engineering teams use Radar in this video.
Read more Customers Customer story: Raise
Learn how Raise's product, engineering, marketing, and data science teams use Radar in this video.
Read more Customers Case study: Via uses Radar to increase booking conversion by 25%
Via used Radar to run tests that increased booking conversion by 25%.