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Axon partners with Milestone to help law enforcement agencies store evidence data on a unified platform

Axon, the global provider of connected law enforcement technologies, announced a strategic partnership with Milestone Systems, a world-leading open platform IP video management software provider. Today, law enforcement agencies receive data from a multitude of digital video providers, which they then need to analyse and store across various platforms. The Axon and Milestone partnership allows agencies to ingest all that digital data, including data captured on non-Axon devices, into Evidence.co...

Beyond the camera: Body worn camera management and data storage opportunities

For police, BWCs can significantly improve how evidence is collected by recording the visual and audio actions Body worn cameras (BWCs) are becoming common place in law enforcement. While the spotlight for body cameras is on police in the news, BWCs are also sought after in security-related contracts for airports, campuses, correctional facilities and for private security. It’s quite likely interactions with police or security guards will be recorded (people who re...

Body worn camera sales spike in months after Ferguson

I speculated earlier about an anticipated spike in demand for body worn cameras in response to the highly publicised shooting incident in Ferguson, Mo., last August. An analysis of a database of procurement activity and spending plans from more than 80,000 government entities in the United States confirms the continuing impact the shooting is having on the demand for body worn cameras. Reflecting what might be called the “Ferguson effect,” government data firm Onvia reports there we...

Secutech Expo 2010, Taiwan, draws record exhibitors and visitors from security industry

 The 13th edition of the security show drew record number of exhibitors from 19 countries Secutech Expo, Asia's most international trade fair for total security solutions, held from 21-23 April, 2010 at the Nangang Taipei World Trade Center, Taiwan, attracted a record number of exhibitors and visitors.The 13th edition drew 553 exhibitors who showcased the latest products in 34,020 sq m of exhibition space. These exhibitors came from 19 countries and regions: Australia, Brazil...