Archive for the 'Taser competitors' Category

USA- KARBON ARM’s Electrical Immobilization Device Market Primer (undated, downloaded 2013-01-09)

Posted on January 9 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A long self-serving post (copied from a pdf file) by an upstart taser competitor, Karbon Arms – that has actually taken over from Stringer, which TASER International successfully put out of business. The text accuses TASER International of cynically misleading the police on the X26’s safety, overcharging for its parts, attempting to […]

USA – Is this the next generation of Taser? Prison to test new laser beam to ‘burn’ fighting inmates (2011-02-13)

Posted on February 12 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: [See video at the URL at the end] A UK report on a “monstrous machine could come in very handy for breaking up prison fights“: the Assault Intervention Device (AID) being developed ion California that is “touted as a new type of Taser gun” – note, it is not manufactured by TASER […]

CHINA – Nine models of stun gun for purchase on the security weapons market 2011-02-05 (date downloaded)

Posted on February 5 2011 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS: This is an example of shock-guns available to individual (“for self defence use”) and institutional purchasers from a number of Chinese, Korean and Taiwanese manufacturers. (The term “taser” is not used and the varied appearance does not indicate their power.]] Wenzhou Jinniu Alarm Device Co., Ltd Stun Gun (JN-903) Stun […]

RUSSIA – Competition with taser: Russian aims to reinvent ‘Taser’ technology (2010-05-21)

Posted on May 21 2010 by admin

Wired,, by David Hambling … A Russian man is hoping to overhaul the technology within Taser-type weapons — transforming them from single-shot, short-range devices that stun for a few seconds, into more effective long-range, rapid-fire weapons — by modifying the wires and the type of shock they generate. Traditionally, remote electroshock weapons work by firing […]