Monthly Archives : February 2019

  • Legal Corner: Viridian Weapon Technologies

    Ok, what is this analysis all about?

    Feb 28 2019

    As Viridian gets increasing publicity about the Weapon Mounted Camera, it is a challenge to avoid overreacting and the temptation to respond to any stated misconceptions about our product that come with that publicity. (Beggars can’t be choosers?) Our esteemed President & Founder, Brian Hedeen, recently did an entertaining and informative interview with KTAR Radio in Phoenix. The hosts, Bruce St. James and Pamela Hughes, were engaging and well-prepared and displayed that they understood the key themes of our product. We greatly appreciated the opportunity for the large market reach provided. In my role at Viridian and against my better judgment, however, I cannot resist the temptation to respond to one of those misconceptions that was illustrated in the coverage.

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  • Press Release: Viridian Weapon Technologies

    ABC News, CBS News, Fox News and NBC News attend Viridian Press Conference at SHOT Show

    Feb 28 2019

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – February 27, 2019 – ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC attended a joint press conference between the Nye County Sheriffs Office and Viridian Weapon Technologies at the 2019 SHOT Show in Las Vegas. Sheriff Sharon Wehrly and representatives from Viridian announced that Nye County was in the process of testing and possibly implementing FACT Duty Weapon-Mounted Cameras. The widespread mainstream media coverage informed hundreds of thousands of local residents, thousands of visitors in town for events and was picked up across the nation.

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  • Legal Corner: Viridian Weapon Technologies

    Media Inquiring into Weapon-Mounted Cameras in aftermath of Hoover mall police shooting

    Feb 20 2019

    Viridian found itself as part of news coverage in Alabama this past week surrounding the tragic Thanksgiving officer-involved shooting at a mall near Birmingham. In light of the recent news, associated with the Alabama Attorney General report and decision not to charge the involved police officer, that the police Body Cameras were not activated prior to the shooting, media outlets have inquired about our Weapon Mounted Camera. There had been previous Birmingham-area media coverage of the Viridian WMC adopted by other Alabama agencies, which has informed Alabama viewers that our device records automatically when the officer’s gun is drawn, and we believe would have captured this event.

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  • Press Release: Viridian Weapon Technologies

    Vernon Police First in Texas to Deploy FACT Duty Weapon-Mounted Camera

    Feb 19 2019

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – February 18, 2019 – The Vernon Police Department has implemented the FACT Duty™ Weapon-Mounted Camera (WMC™) from Viridian® Weapon Technologies. Viridian and the City of Vernon will hold a joint press conference as Vernon becomes the first agency in the state of Texas to formally adopt this technology. Chief Randall Agan and Viridian officials will speak on Tuesday, February 19 at 10:00 am at police headquarters: 1306 Main Street Vernon, TX 76384.

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  • Press Release: Viridian Weapon Technologies

    Viridian® Exhibits at Nation’s Best Sports Spring Market

    Feb 14 2019

    Viridian Weapon Technologies will be exhibiting new and popular products at the Nation’s Best Sports (NBS) Spring Market on February 14-18 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, TX. Viridian will display several firearm accessories, including the REACTOR® Gen 2 lasers and taclights as well as its popular line of X-Series Gen 3 Weapon-Mounted Cameras (WMC). Viridian can be found at booth #2236.

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