Texas company making high-tech body cameras
Batons and handcuffs, move aside. The newest addition to the police uniform is high-tech and doesn't require that you lift a finger. High-profile altercations between police and civilians have increased demand for officers to wear body cameras while on duty. And that demand has inspired tech companies to produce cameras with more features.
In Allen, workers at WatchGuard Video piece together body cameras called VISTA. These HD cameras are about the size of a credit card and about an inch thick. Starting at $800, they're rugged — made with rubber and military-grade resin.
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