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Nine of 12 members of an ethics board appointed by Axon to advise its technology decisions have resigned, citing the company’s plan to install Taser-equipped drones and pervasive surveillance at…

Axon’s AI Ethics Board resigns over plan to surveil schools with armed drones

Every time an emergency responder or police officer responds to a 911 dispatch, they enter an unknown terrain. What’s the incident? Who’s involved? Is anyone dangerous or holding a weapon?…

RapidSOS and Axon ink deal to give better real-time information to emergency responders

Axon, the company formerly known as Taser and which provides the majority of police body cameras, has a few new tech tools for cops that could cut down on paperwork…

Axon delivers new tech for police, but are more tools really what cops need?

Law enforcement tech outfitter Axon has announced that it will include automated license plate recognition in its next generation of dash cams. But its independent ethics board has simultaneously released…

Axon adds license plate recognition to police dash cams, but heeds ethics board’s concerns

DJI announced two new drones and a new initiative to support first responders during natural disasters and recovery missions with drone technologies as it moves to consolidate its position as…

DJI launches new industrial drones for agriculture and new services for industry customers

Taser’s decision to relaunch itself as Axon and give away thousands of body cameras could have been interpreted either as a growing company looking to expand or a desperate one…

Axon (formerly Taser) grows like a weed as it refocuses on body cams

After announcing that it would shift some of its emphasis away from non-lethal weapons to police body cameras, for a fleeting moment it felt like the company synonymous with sticks…

With AI investments, Taser could use its body camera division for predictive policing

Taser is now Axon. The brand has been a household word for years, but the company felt it was time to leave that identity behind and double down on the…

Taser rebrands as Axon and offers free body cameras to any police department

Have you ever wanted to feel a dragon breathe on your wrist? A tiny reindeer paw at your palm? A virtual robot skitter up your arm and burrow into your…

Axon VR promises real haptic feedback for your sojourns into virtual reality