Archive for the 'Axon cost' Category

USA – Albuquerque: Tentacles of Taser (2014-05-21)

Posted on May 21 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A well-argued blog from Albuquerque points to problems of “single-bidding” for the TASER on-body-cameras, the way the City has been signed into a five-year contract – the cost of the cameras is a minor element ion the $1.9 million contract – the scandalous links between police chief and TASER International and serious […]

USA – TASER showcases new technology at international gathering of police officers (2014-04-29)

Posted on April 29 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Third “Tech summit” to promote TASER body-worn cameras at the TASER HQ in Scottsdale, Arizona on 5-6 June 2014. More than 100 police officers from across the U.S. and the United Kingdom attended, according to TASER. Four such “summits” are planned each year. Taser estimates $2,555 is spent per officer on legal […]

UK – TASER International, Inc. Lands London Police Contract (2014-04-15)

Posted on April 15 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In a TASER press release, we read that the London Metropolitan is about to start trialling 500 TASER International of AXON on-body wearable video cameras. TASER CEO says: “ has been in New Zealand since 2009 and has expanded its data-center deployments on Amazon Web Services to Dublin, Ireland; São Paulo, Brazil; […]

USA – [Ex-Albuquerque Police Chief: Axon is …] ‘Must-have equipment for today’s police officer’— Ray Schultz (2014-03-31)

Posted on March 31 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The highly controversial ex-Albuquerque police chief write a TASER-sponsored article in a police-chiefs’ review calling for the widespread adoption of TASER AXON on-body cameras. Thanks to this policy: “I expect that our city will save $12 million over the course of five years in saved wages alone, plus unknown millions of dollars […]

USA – Sonoma County, California: Task force reviews [AXON and VIEVU] cameras tested by deputies (2014-03-25)

Posted on March 25 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: City Council debates deploying VIEVU and TASER body-held cameras (AXON), to “strike a balance between privacy concerns (mainly of police) and recording relevant interactions between police and citizens”. VIEVU downloads to a local server, AXON to the site at the TASER corporation, costing about half the price of VIEVU (but paying […]

USA – The CEO of TASER thinks that making law enforcement more tech savvy doesn’t have to be terrifying (2014-02-04)

Posted on February 4 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The tech-savvy article describes how the AXON video-camera system works. Seattle-based Vievu offers a similar option, but TASER’s is cheaper by a few hundred dollars, costing $299 (body-mounted) or $499 (incorporated in glasses). Alongside this, TASER has released its service, which can process and handle this new digital influx of data. […]

USA – TASER International: TASER Lowers Prices for and AXON Police Cameras (2013-10-03)

Posted on October 3 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : “Taser specials – for a limited time”. TASER Inc. announces AXON flex system price reduced from $949 to $499 – but it was launched at $299 – and EVIDENCE.COM with a lower price option of $9.95 a month – these prices will last until June 30, 2014 to encourage early adoption. […]