Archive for the 'TASER Inc. press releases' Category

USA – TASER INC – First nominee for TASER Rise award in the category “Agency of the Year” (2014-05-29)

Posted on May 29 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : … The TASER Rise Award aims to reward “exceptional police heroes” (and reinforce TASER Inc.’s standing in the police community). In this article on the PoliceOne website, TASER Inc. congratulates the St. John Police Department, Kansas, for appropriate use of the taser … “Our first nominee for TASER and PoliceOne’s first-ever […]

USA – TASER International … : ‘Behind the Scenes of TASER’s RISE Campaign’ (2014-05-29)

Posted on May 29 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Posted on the official TASER blog May 29, 2014 by “Joe Domino”, depicting taser customers as “heros”: In this case the staging of scene for a TASER video (here). This links into the “TASER Rise” campaign, focusing particularly on women police officers: three winners will get free one-year subscription to and […]

USA – “TASER RISE” Awards to Recognize Law Enforcement Officers and Agencies (2014-05-08)

Posted on May 8 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In a press release from the corporation. TASER International is the clearly identified as the sponsor of the new “TASER RISE Awards” in partnership with “Through the RISE awards we hope to recognize these home-town heroes and agencies for their leadership and honorable work in helping to make our communities safer,” […]

(2014-03-12) USA – TASER Press Release: TASER Announces Multiple Orders of Smart Weapons [[taser rollout // TASR-AAXN // corporate spin]]

Posted on March 12 2014 by admin

This is basically a list, to impress potential investors in TASR stock, from TASER International of recent sales to law enforcement agencies, all in the USA, except “International order: 800 X26Ps”. In nearly cases these orders are for X26Ps and X2s (except the New York Police Dept.’s order for 300 of this not-so-smart, certainly not next generation model). “Additional agencies deploying TASER SMART Weapons” are not, presumably, very new orders. Note the X26 is hardly mentioned. There is also a list of TASER’s current overseas branches, in France, Germany, Brazil, Spain and the UK, as well as their social media links (well-developed IT use!).

USA – Law enforcement agencies in the United States (downloaded 2014-03-10)

Posted on March 8 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Taser International says 16,000 police agencies “rely on” tasers for their officers; it is unclear if this is in the USA, in the USA and Canada or throughout the world (their words are intentionally vague: “About 16,000 law enforcement agencies internationally use Tasers”).  This is a very brief fact-check on the number of police […]

USA – TASER Inc. press release: Marcus Womack Promoted to General Manager of (2014-03-07)

Posted on March 7 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A major new addition to In late 2013, TASER Inc. acquired a social networking site, “Familiar”. Marcus Womack, its CEO, has just has been promoted to become General Manager of TASER CEO, Rick Smiht, says: “I am excited to work with Marcus as we scale to the next level.”]] […]

USA – TASER International: “A video is worth a million words: The rise of video in policing” (mailed 2014-03-01)

Posted on March 1 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A mailing from TASER Inc. calles on police to consider video recordin as … Increasing video use has swayed juries and resulted in many a dropped complaint, and evolving technology means lighter hardware, better quality, and improved ease of use for the officer… Just check pout the website … ]] TASER […]

USA – TASER International announces a new product: Expands Its Cloud-Based “Virtual Evidence Room” (2014-02-19)

Posted on February 19 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A TASER press release present as a way of sharing information securely, enabling prosecutors, media (???) or others to access specific files to create virtual evidence rooms: a Dropbox but with powerful security protections. A police officer argues: We can now re-focus those resources on other pressing police work. Most importantly, […]

USA – TASER International: “$5 Million Stradivarius Violin Recovered With the Help of TASER” (2013-02-12)

Posted on February 12 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The taser “Anti-Felon Identification tags” (AFID) have not actually been used to solve crimes – until, if we are to believe it, the theft of a $5 million Stradivarius violin. The TASER Inc. site reports that a TASER C2 Personal Protector led to Milwaukee Police finding the thief of such a violin. […]

USA – TASER Wins International Orders for $5.8 Million Worth of Stun Guns (2013-12-10)

Posted on December 10 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: An investors’ site reports TASER Inc.’s statement that it has just has just booked “multiple” new orders for $5.8 million from international customers … “”We are encouraged to see continued expansion of TASER programs in the Middle East and Asia regions.”  (WHICH “Middle East and Asia regions“? … ]] The Motley Fool, […]

USA – TASER International press release: Familiar, Inc. to Join Team (2013-10-10)

Posted on October 10 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: TASER Inc. reports in a press release that it has purchased the social networking site “Familiar Inc.” further develop the The Familiar group will conduct research and development initiatives to build secure and private next generation mobile technologies and cloud infrastructure for law enforcement and first responders … See below general […]

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. […]

USA – TASER Press release: Houston, Texas Police Department Upgrades 2,188 TASER X2 Smart Weapons (2013-09-16)

Posted on September 16 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : A press release from TASER International reports the $9.5-million upgrade to X2 tasers by the Houston Police over the next five years. In the Police chief’s words: the X2 is a “quality product for us during the next five years and a great tool for reducing suspect and officer injuries in […]

USA – US Army Expands TASER X26 CEW Program (2013-04-30)

Posted on April 30 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : A brief report from a TASER press release: The U.S. Army has ordered 500 TASER X26 CEWs.]] Press Release: TASER International Multiple Smart Weapon Orders Announced SCOTTSDALE, AZ–(Marketwired – Apr 30, 2013) – TASER (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced a U.S. military order of its TASER® X26™ Conducted Electrical Weapon (CEW) and […]

USA – TASER International: – ‘TASER Fourth Quarter Revenues Expected to Surpass $30 Million’ (2012-01-03)

Posted on January 3 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: What is surprising in this TASER International press release is the major international order for taser cartridges: 57,000 (sold usually at about $27 per unit: value of c. $1,500,000). Client confidentuiality of course means we will know no more. One might note also: “TASER protects life. TASER(R) Conducted Electrical Weapons (CEWs) have […]

USA – TASER International, Inc. : ‘TASER Honors 100,000 Lives Saved by Partnering With Arbor Day Foundation’ (2012-12-19)

Posted on December 19 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The taser manufacturer is planting trees to celebrate the 100,000th life saved by tasers. This number- 100,000 – has been determined by a “miraculous” timer on the website that adds another life saved every 30 minutes, which means 48 a day, 336 a week, … 17,482 a year. Since they started […]

USA – TASER International: “TASER Receives Four Large Orders – Agencies Purchase 885 X2s and 1750 X26s” (2012-12-06)

Posted on December 6 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In a press release destined to boost TASR stock prices (traded on the NASDAQ exchange), TASER International announces new sales orders in the fourth quarter of 2012: Knox County Sheriff’s Office (TN) for 285 X2s; an International order for 600 X2s; a U.S. military order for 500 X26s; and an International order […]

TASER International – Press Release: TASER – ‘In The News’ (downloaded 2012-09-15)

Posted on September 15 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: GlobalShock provides information on controversy. For those who want to see what TASER International provides as information about tasers, here’s where to go. A frequentluy updated site where police departments and many media resources go to « get the news ». The links can easily be found at the URL at the end. ]] […]

BRAZIL / TASER Inc. – Press release: “TASER International Launching Long-Term Presence in Brazil – TASER International Receives Significant Brazilian Order for 800 TASER X26 ECDs” (2012-06-07)

Posted on June 7 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENT: In a TASER Inc. Press release we are told that Brazil has ordered 800 X26 and a new Portuguese-language TASER site has been created – a new market (for the Olympic Games and FIFA World Cup? For “cleaning up” the favelas?) “Further customer information is not being released at this time”, the […]

TASER Inc : Taser’s new tools: Body cameras and the Cloud (2012-02-22)

Posted on February 22 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS – In a widely reported press-release, TASER Inc. heralds its “new” AXON video cameras – a system it has been pushing since 2010. What is new is the link-up to videos will be kept in a cloud and accessible via TASER Inc. The camera costs $1000, but access to the cloud […]