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TASER Announces Strategic Partnership Between Axon and Cradlepoint, Leader in Connected In-Vehicle Solutions
Partnership Provides Robust In-Field Connectivity Solutions For Law Enforcement

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Axon, a business unit of TASER International (NASDAQ: TASR) and the global leader in digital evidence management solutions with the leading body-worn camera, announced a partnership today with Cradlepoint, a global leader in software-defined 4G LTE networking solutions.


Cradlepoint's wireless router platform will provide a secure means for officers to connect and offload video from TASER's Axon cameras in the field using Wi-Fi, commercial LTE, and/or FirstNet's Band 14 LTE. Cradlepoint's smart-WAN selection combined with GPS tagging allow for seamless communications and the ability to pinpoint officer location for the highest reliability solution.

"Cradlepoint is committed to creating reliable, secure and flexible solutions for the needs of law enforcement districts across the world," said George Mulhern, CEO of Cradlepoint. "Our partnership with TASER is an extension of our commitment to improving the daily lives of law enforcement officers in the field, and all the operations that support them in protecting and serving the public."

"We're thrilled to be partnering with Cradlepoint to bring the best wireless technology to our law enforcement customers," said Rick Smith, CEO and Founder of TASER. "We did an extensive review of wireless technology providers and selected Cradlepoint as the industry leading solution to help our law enforcement customers achieve the most reliable connectivity. This partnership will ensure increased mobility and reliability that our customers demand in the field and allow us to continue to support them from capture to court on a wireless front."

About Cradlepoint

Cradlepoint is the leading provider of software-defined wireless and wired WAN solutions for Distributed and Mobile Enterprises. Cradlepoint solutions provide the strongest mobile broadband performance while delivering proven network system interoperability. Cradlepoint's broad family of high-performance routing platforms are designed for deployment in mission-critical applications that require 24x7 connectivity. With both integrated wireless and wired WAN and non-integrated versions, our solutions are ideal for distributed and mobile operations and emerging industries that require either remote connectivity or multi-WAN redundancy.

Founded in 2006, Cradlepoint has shipped over 1.4 million routing platforms and offers solutions certified and promoted by major worldwide carriers. Cradlepoint is a privately held company with headquarters in Boise, ID.

About Axon & Platform:

Thousands of law enforcement agencies to date are now utilizing the Axon platform, allowing them to seamlessly integrate software and hardware to enable powerful capabilities. The Axon platform connects technology and people in order to protect our police officers and the communities they serve:

  • Smart Devices – Body cameras and in-car video that leverage technology such as Bluetooth® wireless technology and Wi-Fi to better track and manage data
  • Unified and Integrated Digital Evidence Management System (DEMS) – One platform that removes siloed DEMS through cloud computing, integrations across media points, and open file standards that do not require proprietary file formats or media players
  • Connected Ecosystem - From capture to courtroom, securely share and track digital evidence across public safety stakeholders
  • Digital Verification and Audit Logs – Record every interaction with any piece of digital evidence including capture, ingest, retrieve, manage, and share
  • Advanced Security – Industry–leading people, practices, and products that comply with CJIS at both the infrastructure and application layers and ISO/IEC 27001

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About TASER International, Inc.

TASER International makes communities safer with innovative public safety technologies. Founded in 1993, TASER first transformed law enforcement with its electrical weapons. TASER continues to define smarter policing with its Axon brand which includes a growing suite of connected products and services from body cameras and digital evidence management tools to mobile apps. More than 168,000 lives have been saved from death or serious injury with TASER's products and services. Learn more at and or by calling (800) 978-2737.

TASER, Axon, and are trademarks of TASER International, Inc., some of which are registered in the US and in other countries. Bluetooth is a registered trademark of of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance.

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