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2010-11-12 15:40:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles based advertising agency Stun Creative has just revealed that it was behind the viral video surrounding the fictitious product known as the "Stun Fone," a device that promises users the ability to transform their iPhones into powerful stun guns. The campaign was devised as self promotion for the agency to underscore the company's name (Stun), and its philosophy about creating advertising and marketing campaigns that "Stun"...

2010-06-29 06:00:00

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- We've all been there. Walking alone at night in an empty parking structure or exercising on a secluded recreation trail - and an uneasy feeling begins to settle in. There could be trouble lurking. Fortunately, anyone who finds themselves in these situations now has a new personal defense option that provides increased protection and peace-of-mind. HotShot® is a compact, easy-to-use, safe and effective personal defense product...

2010-04-30 10:00:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a $3 million contract by the U.S. Marine Corps System Command (MARCORSYSCOM) for a technology demonstration (TD) and evaluation of a new hardware's ability to meet the program requirements for the Mission Payload Module -- Non-Lethal Weapon System (MPM-NLWS). A full-and-open competition will follow the initial technology demonstration phase of this program. Called the...

2009-10-26 08:41:00

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stinger Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: STYS), a leader in electro-stun technology confirmed its training policy to allow officers to aim at center mass with its S-200 AT EID. A recent training directive from Taser® International Inc has generated interest and questions from users of electronic immobilization devices (EID) and more specifically whether Stinger Systems' products will change its training policies. In brief,...

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2009-09-23 09:32:11

The 49ers recently beat the Cardinals in a National Football League game using their "taser" formation, just as a Facebook update made by stun gun manufacturer Taser predicted that they would. The company is using blogs and social networks more and more to endorse new products and fight concerns about them. Tasers, or conductive energy weapons, shock individuals with 50,000-volts of electricity, and are being used more and more by police globally. Taser's newest X3 gun is being advertised on...

2009-09-22 10:35:00

MERCERVILLE, N.J., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Laser Energetics, Inc. (Pink Sheets: LNGT) today reported that its new Dazer Laser(TM) Light Fighting Technologies has withstood a challenge to its trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office brought by Taser International, Inc. (Taser"). Taser contended that Laser Energetics' application in the USPTO to register its "Dazer Laser" trademark should be rejected because the "Dazer Laser" mark was confusingly...

2009-09-15 13:32:28

Authorities in Michigan said a man who fired a gun during a feud with neighbors about manure was arrested by Taser-wielding deputies. Huron County sheriff's deputies said Casey and Tina Jahn were spreading lime and manure on their farm at about 9:30 a.m. when a 45-year-old neighbor who had previously argued with the couple about placement of the fertilizer began firing his shotgun, the Saginaw (Mich.) News reported Tuesday. Deputies said the man aimed the gun at the couple when they climbed...

2009-09-03 14:57:35

Utah authorities said police used Tasers to keep a runaway bull under control until its owner could load it into a trailer. South Jordan, Utah., police Lt. Dan Starks said neighbors attempted to help the owner recapture the bull when it escaped Wednesday and one of the volunteers, an 80-year-old man, was knocked to the ground by the animal, The Salt Lake Tribune reported Thursday. Starks said police arrived and used Taser stun guns to keep the bull from harming anyone else until its owner...

2009-08-04 18:03:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego-based, PepperBall Technologies Incorporated (PTI), announced the release of its new non-lethal weapon, the HotShot, a tiny pepper powder gun. PTI has a long history of producing non-lethal weapons for military, government, corrections, and major agencies but the HotShot will be the first product available to the public. The HotShot is a lightweight, portable, and compact weapon that instantly bursts a large, visible cloud of powder irritate...

2009-07-28 19:29:00

SAN DIEGO, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Visualize walking at night to your car after an evening dining out with co-workers. The streets are dimly lit and no one is in sight. Slowly, you put the keys in the door of your vehicle thinking nothing of the impending danger right behind you. A person forcefully grabs you, takes all your belongings and rides off in your car. A casual dinner has now turned into a nightmare. This is a very real situation that can happen to anyone but there are steps that...


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