Axon, maker of Tasers and police body cameras, has acquired AI surveillance company Fusus amid a push into retail and healthcare settings.
Axon initially moved ahead with the drone despite protest from its ethics advisory board, but has reportedly changed course after several members of the board said they will resign.
After deadly shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde, the police tech company is unveiling its most dystopian project yet.
Seattle Police are testing the BolaWrap, a controversial weapon that mental health experts call 'dehumanizing and cruel.'
Raytheon, a military contractor with a business model that centers on making killing machines, changed its logo colors to a rainbow palette.
The company made billions selling body cameras that didn't reduce police killings. Its latest sales pitch is training officers in virtual reality.
Hackers are buying used body cameras on eBay and finding troves of video evidence.
Police body camera company Axon announced that it will not be deploying facial recognition in its products, for now, due to “ethical concerns.”
Police body camera footage is touted as objective and transparent by law enforcement agencies, but a security researcher demonstrated how easy it is to manipulate and access body camera footage.
Researchers that officers wearing body cameras were no more or less likely to use force that those without body cameras.
The company formerly known as TASER changed its name to Axon and is offering a free trial of its body cameras to every cop in America, but the plan raises alarming questions about the future of surveillance.