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Who Will Police Police Drones? Who Will Police Police Drones?

The Police Foundation doesn’t want the police to call drones “drones.” Because of the public’s association with “military-style weapons like the Predator,” the organization’s 311 page report reads, the term “drone” is “a major obstacle to law enforcement’s ability to convince the public” that police drone programs…

Bodycam Maker Axon Reportedly Tried to Buy Face Recognition Tech Bodycam Maker Axon Reportedly Tried to Buy Face Recognition Tech

Body camera manufacturer Axon requested a contract for face recognition software from an artificial intelligence startup, the Wall Street Journal reports, which stands to further fears from privacy advocates about the state of surveillance in America.

DJI and Taser Maker Axon Are Teaming Up to Make Cop Drones DJI and Taser Maker Axon Are Teaming Up to Make Cop Drones

On Tuesday, Axon announced it is partnering with dronemaker DJI to sell surveillance drones to U.S. police departments through a program dubbed “Axon Air.” The Taser and body camera manufacturer will work with DJI to offer drones linked to Evidence.com, Axon’s proprietary cloud-based data management system. The…

Taser Founder Thinks the Answer to School Shootings Is 'Innovation' Taser Founder Thinks the Answer to School Shootings Is 'Innovation'

Rick Smith, the founder and CEO of Axon (formerly Taser), offered a bold new strategy for preventing school shootings on Thursday: approach the problem like a hackathon. In a letter to the President and an appearance on CNBC, he called for a national “Grand Challenge on School Safety,” a DARPA-funded contest where…

Taser Wants to Turn Smartphone Users Into a Citizen Snitch Network [Updated] Taser Wants to Turn Smartphone Users Into a Citizen Snitch Network [Updated]

On Thursday, The Intercept published a leaked survey in which body camera manufacturer Axon (the company formerly known as Taser) discussed a new software platform permitting citizens to submit their own photo and video evidence to its private cloud storage property, Evidence.com.

Microscopic wasps might  have "clockwork" brains Microscopic wasps might have "clockwork" brains

The neural pathways that make up the brain arguably represents the most fiendishly complex electrical system in the cosmos, but what if not every brain is actually electrical? One pint-sized wasp might have a mechanical brain that runs like clockwork.

Axon Haptic Will Be the Tablet You Can Hackintosh Axon Haptic Will Be the Tablet You Can Hackintosh

Choosing not to go down the Psystar route and sell its tablet pre-loaded with OS X, Axon will instead let customers hackintosh its Haptic tablet—selling it minus an OS. Load Windows, Linux or even OS X on it.

These Police Will Soon Be Required To Wear Head Mounted Cameras These Police Will Soon Be Required To Wear Head Mounted Cameras

Sadly, stories about police discrimination and the Tasering of 10-year old girls are frighteningly commonplace these days. Officers in San Jose, CA have a particularly bad reputation, which is one reason why they are being outfitted with head-mounted cameras.

Taser Axon: Cops Goes FPS Taser Axon: Cops Goes FPS

The Axon is a bit of a shocker from Taser. It's not a "taser" in a traditional sense, but a POV camera cleverly squeezed into a Bluetooth-sized headset.

Axon Anti-Gravity RC Racer Hovers Past the Competition at 50 MPH Axon Anti-Gravity RC Racer Hovers Past the Competition at 50 MPH

The problem with wheels is that contact with the ground generates drag. So, a simple solution would be to develop an anti-gravity car. No sweat-one already exists. Sure it's only a few inches tall but hey, this thing could give your action figures the ride of their tiny plastic lives. Thanks to dual ducted fans and a …

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