Moji Solgi, Axon Director of AI and Machine Learning shares his vision for the AI research team at Axon, focusing on ethical development of Intelligence Augmentation (IA) and Intelligent Infrastructure (II).
Moji Solgi, Axon Director of AI and Machine Learning shares his vision for the AI research team at Axon, focusing on ethical development of Intelligence Augmentation (IA) and Intelligent Infrastructure (II).
I interviewed with Axon for a product manager role to develop services for body-worn cameras for police officers. At that time, I had not thought about the fact that Axon is the company responsible for TASER conductive electrical weapons (CEWs). A few weeks after starting my new role, I was offered the additional responsibility of developing services for TASER CEWs. At that moment, I was hit with a moral and ethical dilemma. I was working for a weapon manufacturing company and would be on the team that makes TASER CEWs.
Darren Steele, Axon SVP of Marketing, Training, and Communications, shares his thoughts on why most classroom training is terrible and what we can do to turn training into actual learning.
For too long, in-car video systems have been clunky and completely disconnected to other important agency hardware and software. That's why we built Axon Fleet 2. Axon Fleet 2's cloud-connected architecture changes everything. Now, installation and troubleshooting are straightforward, so your vehicle can stay on the road where it belongs.
Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ben Gardner isn’t just your typical PIO. He’s also a famed social influencer who has used social media to better connect with his community and improve civic relations.
Kevin Shah, Senior Product Manager at Axon, shares his thoughts on diversity and inclusion. "I am breaking the silence on openly discussing sexual orientation in the workplace."
Daniel Brockley, Axon Director of Brand Creative, talks about his perspective on tough subjects, hard conversations, the importance of empathy, and how police body camera footage can help.
Interested in the people who build Axon's software products? We're featuring Tamas Weisz, a Senior Software Engineer. Before joining Axon in the spring of 2016, he worked at Amazon and startups, and holds a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Engineering from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.
In another installment of our “A Day in the Life” employee feature series, we interview Gregory Hewes, our Senior Manager of Trust and Security. Greg has worked at Axon with our Information Security team for over 3 years. Before Axon, he earned a BS from Miami University and a MBA from Northwestern University, and worked in Information Security at TransUnion.
Jim Brady, Axon VP of Global Supply Chain, shares his perspective on working with and hiring Millennials.
When you sign up for a Pro plan, a whole range of products and features open up to you. And we’re constantly adding more—so you always have the latest and greatest tech at your fingertips. Here’s a look at two recent updates that are sure to make life easier for you and your agency.
Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) is a term that has become wildly popular among major industries across the globe, but what does it really mean? Samantha McElmurry, Proposal Manager at Axon, talks about her experience with Axon's Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
If you spend enough time in tech and finance circles, you'll notice that talk of disruptive technology comes up a lot. Andrea James, Axon VP of Investor Relations, talks about her perspective.
Axon CEO and Founder, Rick Smith, shares his opinion on how to promote a technological solution to school shootings, similar to the X Prize and other competitions. As seen on CNBC.
People today have high expectations of their software and technology, and the users of Axon Evidence are no exception. Our customers demand, and deserve, a product that grows and adapts, and is always available when they need it - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Take a look at how we deliver reliable cloud software while continuing to iterate and evolve it.
Police agencies today face a challenging dilemma — the variety and depth of the problems that they are presented with in modern society continue to increase even as their technology tools seem to fall farther and farther behind. Record management systems (RMS) are at the heart of this dilemma.
In this webinar, you'll hear about benefits of Fleet and specific scenarios where the system can increase the safety and efficiency of your officers.
Right now, officers can spend up to half of their shift staring at a computer screen, popping boxes and filling out forms. While essential, there is a direct trade-off - anytime an officer is working on a computer, he or she is not out in the community responding to calls for service or engaging in proactive policing.
Interested in the people who build Axon's software products? We're featuring Surbhi Singhal, a Senior Software Engineer in our Body-Worn squad. Before Axon, she worked for Qualcomm as an engineer in San Diego. Surbhi has a Master of Science degree from the University of Florida.
The Axon body camera and Evidence.com are non-zero sum products. Body cameras offer an unbiased perspective which increases transparency for communities while also protecting officers from false complaints. The improvements that we continue to make in our body cameras and digital evidence management platform yield benefits to both communities and officers.
The development of body-worn cameras for law enforcement created a new way to collect and manage evidence and provided a clearer avenue of transparency between officers and citizens. Learn about the history of body-worn camera policy in this article written by Esmael Ansari, Axon Director of Government Affairs.
Glenn Hickman, Vice President of Engineering, presents his thoughts on how to build a company culture that fosters innovation and forward thinking.
Collecting and managing digital evidence has become a top concern for agencies especially during high-profile cases or major crises. Unfortunately, time constraints, in-person witness corroboration, and evidence sorting pitfalls hinder law enforcement efforts. As a result, crimes can go unsolved. Axon Citizen can help.
Domestic violence is a huge public health and social problem worldwide, often leading to long-term mental and physical health issues. To find out more about how police deal with domestic abuse cases, we ran a study on the Queensland Police Service in Australia.
We're kicking off a campaign to help you recruit the next generation of officers. We hope it helps to show young people what it means to be a police officer today, and that it leads to more of them stepping up to say “I'm In” to connect and serve their communities.
Todd Basche, Axon's EVP of Worldwide Product, explores the history and developments of Artificial Intelligence, and talks about how AI is changing our lives.
Are you excited for IACP? We are. In preparation for the conference next week, we're taking an in-depth look at Signal Sidearm so you can get ready to experience the real thing at the conference.
IACP is just around the corner and we're excited to see you there. When you're not checking out our exhibit or mingling with fellow law enforcement officials, take time to meet some of our Axon employees, from product evangelists to sales engineers.
Grace Hopper 2017, a technology conference dedicated to women and minorities in STEM fields, is this week in Orlando. We're sending some of our employees to attend and gain valuable insights, and we're proud of our two employees who are leading sessions at the conference. Read on for a look at our speakers and their presentations.
Axon has a long history at IACP, and we have a lot planned for this year. Read a recap of some of our previous booths in our first IACP post of the year, and keep an eye out for more posts in the coming weeks.
Jenner Holden, SVP of Information Security at Axon, talks about cyberattacks and the people that deploy them – and how Axon keeps your information safe.
Clay Winn, Axon's General Manager of CEW, talks about what compelled him to join and stay at Axon for over 17 years and how he answers the question of "Why?"
Jenner Holden, Axon's SVP of Information Security, offers advice on how to keep agencies secure using stronger passwords and stricter access control.
Bob Lovering, Axon's VP of Telesales, talks about metrics as a key tool for success, and how metrics can be used beyond an indicator of success or of areas that require improvement.
Interested in how Axon gets the products that we make into the hands of agencies who protect life? The first installment of our “A Day in the Life” series features Oscar, a Front-End Developer.
Trevin Chow, Axon's VP of Product, Software and Services, shares his experiences at Axon and the metrics, considerations, and processes it takes to create successful products.
Arvind Bobra, Axon's Director of Financial Planning, explains how Financial Planning and Analysis can help companies stay on track and make quick and informed decisions.
Axon's SVP of Information Security discusses how our products and practices fit in our security program.
Read how the team at Axon works hard to protect your data and creates a culture of security throughout the company.
Isaiah Fields, Axon's Associate General Counsel, delves into Axon's history and the evolution of TASERs and Axon body cameras while exploring their impact on agencies and the public.
Axon fills you in on the importance of information security and what we do to keep your data protected, featuring Jenner Holden, our SVP of Information Security.
In a world full of cybersecurity threats, setting high security standards is crucial to protect your data. Check out our security video below for an introduction, and join our upcoming webinar to go in depth about how we follow (and exceed) compliance standards to keep your data safe in Evidence.com.
Mike Shore, Axon's VP of Sales, shares what makes sales exciting, engaging, and meaningful, and talks about the fundamental components to success as a salesperson.
Gretchen Mastellon, Axon's VP of People Operations, talks about the diverse traits and vision that sets Axon apart and attracts and maintains elite talent from across the globe.
Marin Lersch, Axon's Director of Creative Content, shares her experiences as a working mother and writes about how Axon's employee-first policies and work-life balance have supported her through her career.
This week, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued U.S. Patent No. 9,712,730 to Digital Ally, whose claim described both body-worn devices with separate cameras and recorders and the capability to insert markers into the videos being recorded. Digital Ally’s claim, which refers to technology we introduced in our Axon Pro cameras back in 2009, was originally filed in 2012, which is three years after the filing of Axon’s pending 2009 patent application covering these same innovations, among others. As such, Axon has a number of strong legal options available going forward.
Matt Spencer, Axon's Managing Director of EMEA & UK, explains his passion for Axon's mission and the message that spurred him to action.
Jay Reitz, Axon's SVP of Software Engineering, shares his experience with the growth of the engineering team over the last few years and the key principles that Axon has used to guide that growth.
While we are disappointed that the patent office has denied institution of Axon’s petition for inter partes review (IPR) on some claims of one of Digital Ally’s two patents-in-suit (No. 9,253,452), this process is far from over.
Bobby Driscoll, Axon's VP of Sales & Support Operations, shares some insights on the importance of teamwork, intellect, and initiative in the everyday work of sales and support operations.
Axon Accelerate 2017 was last week and we had a blast. Here's a recap of everything that happened at the conference - take a look, relive the memories, and get excited for next year's conference.
Watch our webinar to find out how your agency can choose automation over frustration by using mobile and cloud technologies to streamline operations and get officers back on the streets.
Since officially announcing our National Field Trial offer on April 5, we've gotten a lot of great questions from agencies across America. We're excited that our groundbreaking offer has been getting so much attention and interest and wanted to answer some of the most popular questions we've gotten.
Executive Engagement Manager Carol Ann Janca talks about candor, one of Axon's core values, and why it is an imporant part of the Axon culture.
Read about one of our Axon Accelerate speakers, Dr. Cedric Alexander, Deputy Mayor of Rochester, NY, who will be presenting on “The Power of Trust: Approaches to Police-Community Relations”.
Jim Brady, Axon's Director of Supply Chain, writes on what it means to work in Supply Chain. He explains the core functions of supply chain and its mission to support the organization and the customer.
Axon CEO Rick Smith talks about the upcoming Axon Accelerate conference, gives a recap of last year's conference, and shares his thoughts on the events and presentations that he's looking forward to.
Axon Accelerate is coming up in less than two months, and in the lead-up to June 20, we'll be sharing events and opportunities that we're excited about. We've put together a list of 10 different Axon Accelerate action items to look forward to.
Bill Denzer, VP of Manufacturing at Axon, shares his thoughts on success, the future of manufacturing, and how to integrate our goals for today with our plans for the future.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is an important topic in technology and has the potential to dramatically impact law enforcement. Recent headlines have highlighted these opportunities and the risks that come with them. We'd like to walk you through Axon's roadmap for AI and the steps we are taking to implement this technology responsibly.
Sydney Siegmeth, Axon's VP of Global Communications, shares her thoughts on the role of technology in communication as well as the evolution of Axon, our technologies, and our mission.
Darren Steele, Axon's VP of Marketing, Training, and Communications, talks about what our mission of Protect Life means and illustrates three ways Axon is committed to the mission.
A letter from Luke Larson, Axon President, on the missions and values that drive Axon's people and products.
Today we announced that TASER International formally changed its name to Axon. We're more focused than ever on our mission to protect life, and we have some big goals and plans for the remainder of 2017 to help us fulfill it.
Signal Sidearm is a smart sensor that attaches to most firearm holsters currently used by law enforcement. When a firearm is removed from its holster, a wireless alert is sent to certain Axon cameras within range (30 ft) so that they may start recording.
Join us for a webinar on March 15 to learn more about the latest upgrades we're making to Evidence.com and ask questions.
Evidence.com now supports transcription, allowing you to select audio or video and receive a transcription file within 24 hours with just two clicks. Find out how this eliminates the need to hire additional staffers and preserves the chain of custody.
We want every agency to have the training and duty cartridges they need for their TASER program. That's why we're rolling out the Unlimited Cartridge Plan, an affordable pricing plan that turns your cartridge purchase into a predictable budget line item.
A federal court has rejected of all antitrust and unfair competition claims leveled by Digital Ally against TASER.
On December 20, 2016, TASER filed an additional petition with the USPTO challenging the validity of a second Digital Ally patent (No. 9,253,452). Here's some background on the patents in question.
Evidence.com is a robust digital evidence management system that offers all the tools you need for case management, sharing files, redaction, transcription, and more, leading to an efficient, more automated workflow that will save you time and money.
TASER International today announced its response to Phazzer concerning patent status.
Watch our webinar to learn how Axon is committed to reducing your paperwork by 80% in the next 10 years through our cloud-based system, a a solution for sharing, seamless integrations, and security.
Agencies must be sure that they are choosing the right technology platform. It is not enough to adopt a cloud storage system for body camera video and audio.
Doug Klint, Vice President and General Counsel at TASER International, discusses TASER's 5-year useful life recommendations as well as topics including risk of failure statistics and TASER's liability insurance policy.
What happened at IACP 2016? Here’s a refresher for those who joined us and a recap for those who couldn’t make it to San Diego.
IACP 2016 is almost here! Here are three things you need to do before you come to the show.
Evidence.com's Smart Tracker technology allows you to pick and choose any object to track in a video, so you can automatically redact faces and objects.
Our transcription service integrates your Evidence.com account with a trusted transcription provider.
Learn more about Axon Flex 2, our new camera, and how it builds upon its predecessor, boasting unlimited HD, a wider field of view, new mounts, and unmatched durability.
TASER's Statement Regarding NYPD Decision
Law enforcement agencies may collect hundreds of hours of video footage, thousands of digital images, and hours of digital audio recordings every single week. We don’t believe you should spend that much time hunting for important evidence. With Evidence.com, you don’t have to.
Watch our webinar, 3 Ways to Work Smarter, to learn tips on how to improve your methods for capturing evidence, managing data, and sharing files, all while saving your officers' precious time.
Bloomberg Businessweek ran a great article detailing the history of TASER and Axon last week.
TASER’s VP of Information Security, Jenner Holden, explains the advantages of cloud computing and things to look out for when selecting a partner. He also covers Evidence.com’s security practices.
Watch our webinar to learn more about TASER devices and Axon body cameras as well as contemporary challenges and their solutions, from rising technology costs to growing demand for data disclosures.
Adopting new technology can place an enormous burden on law enforcement agencies. Managing the massive amounts of data digital technology can produce is a time-consuming and complex task. Many agencies are already struggling to keep up with the demand, and most don’t have long-term storage plans in place.
The time it takes to ingest evidence is keeping your officers off the streets. It doesn’t have to. With our Axon solutions, you can use technology to streamline your evidence-related processes.
All over the world, law enforcement officials have seen the benefits of adopting and using TASER CEWs. Watch the Risk Management Webinar to learn more about how CEWs can reduce use of force and injuries.
Our space-themed office was recognized by GeekWire as the geekiest office in Seattle! Being the geekiest at something is a badge Axon wears with honor.
We're rolling out TASER 60, a new CEW pricing plan that offers you a clean solution for in-flux federal asset forfeiture funding.
Learn more about Washington House Bill 2362 and what it means for your agency.
This is part four of a series of posts covering Evidence.com's comprehensive security program. In this post, we'll discuss how we meet (and exceed) industry standards.
In this post, we explore what our dedicated team of security experts does behind the scenes to keep your data safe.
This is part one of a series of posts covering our comprehensive security program. In this post, we'll explore the built-in security features of Evidence.com.
This is part two of a series of posts covering our comprehensive security program. In this post, we'll explore what we do behind the scenes to keep your data safe.
In order to dispel some common procurement myths, we wanted to address some of the reasons why agencies have opted to sole source.
Watch our latest webinar on Digital Evidence Management to learn more about how to evaluate your current evidence management workflow to better streamline the process from capture to courtroom.
With a new file being uploaded every 1.4 seconds to Evidence.com, our dedicated team of security professionals work to keep your data safe every day. Watch the webinar to find out more.
Deciding between the cloud and an on-premise server for your data storage needs? In this post, we'll consider first-year costs and total cost of ownership.
We want you to make the most effective use of our products. That's why we've compiled some statistics and TASER-related tips that we think weapons users should have.
When it comes to critical situations, the X2 is one of the most dependable tools you can have, built to work during high-stakes encounters and boasting advanced capabilities not included in our older weapons, like the X26E.
Deciding between the cloud and an on-premise server for your data storage needs? This is the second part of a series that looks at how the two compare. In this post, we'll consider deployment time and maintenance costs.
We want what's best for officers—and that's a weapon that will work well during critical encounters.
This is part one of a series of posts that looks at how a cloud-based storage system and an on-premise server compare. In this post, we'll consider the scalability of both platforms.
Debating between on-premise storage and a cloud-based solution for your data? We've compiled some questions you should ask to determine if a cloud provider is worthy of your trust.
In our final installment in a series of posts about Law Enforcement Technology Report, we look at the current state of the cloud.
In our second installment in a series of posts about Law Enforcement Technology Report, we look at the current state of mobile technology.
Learn more about how to implement a successful BWC program from this webinar.
In our first installment in a series of posts about Law Enforcement Technology Report, we look at the current state of body cameras.
With #WhyIServe, we hope to share the inspirational stories of those who serve and why they choose to serve, whether as part of their profession or as a volunteer.
We built the Body 2, part of our growing Axon platform, to connect cloud, mobile, and wearable technologies to offer you a complete end-to-end solution.
Across the Axon platform we're finding ways to be more efficient. Our latest step toward making your workflow smoother is our new app, the Axon Device Manager, which streamlines the device assignment process.
The London Metropolitan Police Service has selected TASER to outfit its officers with Axon body cameras over the next three years. As part of the planned deployment, every uniformed officer will receive a body-worn camera.
Learn more about how TASER and Microsoft will bring together two powerful platforms to meet the unique needs of law enforcement.
TASER International has received notice of final office action that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has rejected as invalid all of the originally granted claims of U.S. Patent 8,781,292 which has been assigned to Digital Ally, Inc.
We recently issued an anonymous survey that asked law enforcement about body-worn cameras and found that 74% support or strongly support the use of body cameras.
TASER and Axon caused a scene at the 2015 IACP Conference with Stormtroopers, astronaut dolls, and forward-thinking technology like Axon Body 2 and Axon Fleet.
TASER and Microsoft are partnering to deploy Axon's Evidence.com on the Azure GovCloud.
Axon Fleet isn't just another dash cam—it's an in-car video system that brings the cloud to your car. Here's why Axon Fleet is transforming the in-car market.
The SPPM reports to your Axon camera when your weapon is armed so it can start recording.
In this post, TASER's President Luke Larson picks his favorite leadership-oriented sessions at the 2015 IACP Conference.
In this post, TASER's VP of Information Security Jenner Holden suggests which security-related events you should attend at the 2015 IACP Conference.
Watch our webinar to learn more about our newly developed automated redaction tool for Evidence.com, which takes the pain out of current manual processes and makes it easier to fulfill requests.
Watch our recent webinar about Smart Weapons, which covers our latest technology, training, and upgrade options.
We recently acquired MediaSolv, which greatly enhances our digital evidence management solution Evidence.com. Watch the webinar to learn how our products will integrate to become the industry's most powerful platform for digital evidence management.
Learn more about how to tackle the digital evidence problem in five stages in our webinar.
Watch our Body Camera Pilot webinar to learn how Captain Tim Hegarty from Riley County Police Department (KS) led a five-phase approach during their successful Axon camera trial.
Watch our Body Camera webinar to learn about our latest data storage plan options and walk through some example ROI scenarios.
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