A Side-By-Side Review: Radar.io and Bluedot Location Technology
Deliver unforgettable customer experiences and build better products by understanding how your users behave in the real world. Bluedot’s geofencing platform can grow with your company from simple place detection and location-based promotions to complex use cases such as cashless tolling, drive-thru, and curbside pick up solutions.
Plus, our geolocation technology can power remarkable gamification experiences while maintaining safety and privacy and minimizing battery drain.
Bluedot is the preferred geofence SDK alternative to Radar.io for top enterprises such as Salesforce, Oracle, Dunkin’, McDonald’s, KFC, BJs, and more!
Geofencing Platform Comparison
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|Geofence Precision & Accuracy||5-10 meters||100 meters|
|Instant, On-Device Processing||Yes||No (Slower, Server Side)|
|Low Latency for Real Time Engagement (Instant Triggers)||Yes (in milliseconds)||No ( approx. 1-30 seconds)|
|Overlapping, Complex Polygons||Yes||No|
|Geofence Reliability for Complex Use Cases||High||Low|
|Confidence Levels – Detection||Always On – No Trade Offs||Requires customer to make trade-offs, tiered: Low to High|
|Place Coverage (Points of Interest – POI)||200M+||140M|
|Drive Speeds and Headings||Yes||No|
|Differentiate between Drive-thru, Curbside, and Walk-ins||Yes – No Hardware||Yes – Requires Hardware|
|Receipt of Accurate Triggers (Observe Entry & Exits)||Yes||No|
|Dwell Time Insights||Yes||No|
|Supports Automated Check-Ins||Yes||No|
|Supports Loyalty VIP member recognition||Yes||No|
|Supports Drive-Thrus and Curbside Pickups||Yes||Yes – Curbside only, with beacons|
|Supports Personalized Digital Menu Screens||Yes||No|
|Preserve Mobile Battery, Less Than 1/10 of Expected Drain||Yes||No|
|ETAs (estimated time of arrival)||Yes||Yes|
|Web-based Mobile Pickup Solutions||Yes||No|
|Integration with Google Maps API||Yes||No|
|Cloud Partners & Integrations (Salesforce, Oracle, Adobe)||Yes||No|
|Integration Partners (Olo, Airship, Braze, mParticle, Segment, etc.)||Yes||Yes|
|iOS & Android SDK||Yes||Yes|
|React Native SDK||Yes||Yes|
|Globally Scalable||Yes – 100% Software||No – Requires Software and Beacons|
|Fast Global Deployment||Yes – In Seconds||No|
|Home Detection & Tracking*||No||Yes|
*Ask us why we choose NOT to offer Home Detection & Tracking!
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