Archive for the 'TASER X3' Category

USA – Arizona Dept. of Public Safety wasted big bucks on bad equipment (2012-09-07)

Posted on September 7 2012 by admin

[[Summary / Comments : The Taser X3 is a waste of money ! … The Department of Public Safety is scrapping 1,000 new X3 tasers bought in 2010 worth $1.6 million taxpayer dollars. A police spokesman says the X3 was way too big. “So much so that it interfered with their ability to get in […]

TASER Inc. – Charge for unsellable inventory [model X3 and first-generation Axon video system] stuns Taser (2012-02-24)

Posted on February 24 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The introduction of the new AXON-Flex cameras has led to a write-off of production equipment and excess inventory for the Taser X3 stun gun and first-generation Axon video system, leading to a net loss of $6.2 million in the last quarter. Quite simply, too many customers were opting to purchase other versions, […]

USA – Arizona Department of Public Safety purchase of 1,000 Tasers raising questions ((2011-12-12)

Posted on December 12 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS The Arizona Department of Public Safety set out to buy 800 Tasers and accessories in 2009 for about $800,000. But the purchase had grown to 1,000 newer-model X3 Tasers and accessories at more than $1.9 million 13 months later. DPS acknowledged to the Arizona Republic that the DPS officer who requested the […]

USA – Arizona: Purchase of Tasers for Department of Public Safety questioned – Officer who submitted request has ties to firm (2011-12-09)

Posted on December 9 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : The Arizona Department of Public Safety (state police) just increased its order for 800 new taser from $800,000 to a new order for 1,000 newer-model Tasers and accessories at a cost of more than $1.9 million. – This was the decision of one man, Sgt. Bud Clark, who failed to declare […]

TASER Inc.: Webcast: Alaska X3W Wildlife Management Webcast (2011-10-14)

Posted on October 14 2011 by admin

 [[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A webcast by TASER Inc. to announce a .multi-year research partnership with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG)” offering wildlife professionals “a tool to protect both human and animal life during wildlife management activities”. Fore TASER, “the key to decreasing human-wildlife conflict is a broad, conservation-based strategy focusing on education […]

TASER Inc. – Taser sells X3 order, buys back $5M in stock (2011-03-26)

Posted on March 26 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In parallel with a new oversease sales order – a “deal for 100 X3, a three-shot electronic stun gun, and 1,000 cartridges, but [TASER] did not disclose the financial terms of the deal or the buyer” – and rising TASR share-prices and following a $1.25 million buy-back, the corporation announces it has […]

TASER Inc. – TASER International Receives International X3 Order (2011-03-24)

Posted on March 24 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: This is a typical TASER Inc. press release. The only significant phrase here is: “TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), today announced an order of TASER® X3™ electronic control devices (ECDs) and related accessories from an unnamed international customer.” I.e., confidentiality, which means (a) no information is going to be provided who purchased […]

TASER Inc. – TASR share prices up 2.66% following announcement of overseas sales order (2011-03-24)

Posted on March 24 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Two very briuef notes from Stockbrokers to show how the market responds to overseas sales (or even orders) – Note TASER Inc did not even announce to whome the sales were to be made]] TASER International Inc (NASDAQ:TASR) is one of the gainer and surged up 2.66% to $3.86 in the early […]

USA – Company in America launches Taser ‘bear stun gun’ (2011-01-21)

Posted on January 21 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: TASER International is introducing a $2,000 (£1,250) Wildlife Taser has a range of up to 35ft (10m) and can fire three shots without reloading. The X3 can temporarily incapacitate mammals like bears and moose and is designed to increase the safety of wildlife workers and park rangers. “It is designed to incapacitate […]

TASER Inc. – TASER Receives TASER X3 Order for Full Deployment at Arizona Department of Public Safety 1000 Units Is Largest Single TASER X3 Order (2011-01-06)

Posted on January 6 2011 by admin

[[GlobalShock: A TASER press release – just four days after the shooting rampage in Tucson, Arizona – announces Arizona State Police are acquiring the X3: “The semi-automatic, multiple-shot capability [of the X3] increases officer safety through the ability to recover from a missed shot or even simultaneously stop up to three separate subjects.”]] TASER International, […]

USA – New Tasers Raise New Worries. Serious safety concerns over new taser technology (2010-12-26)

Posted on December 26 2010 by admin … GlobalShock: to see the  2min 31 sec video (+ publicity) pointing to the dangerous trend towards police acquiring “the new breed of tasers”, specifically the X3. : Transcript: Newscaster: On December 26, 2010, ABC News reported that “Police officers around the country are being armed with a new generation of remarkably powerful […]