SOURCE: TASER International, Inc.

TASER International, Inc.

May 21, 2012 07:30 ET

North Carolina State Highway Patrol Orders 422 TASER X2 ECDs

More Agencies Adopt the TASER X2 Platform

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - May 21, 2012) - TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced several significant orders for its new TASER® X2™ electronic control device (ECD), including the North Caroline State Highway Patrol (NC), which ordered 422 TASER X2 ECDs, significantly expanding their ECD program.

The following agencies also placed orders which are expected to ship in the second quarter of 2012:

"We are delighted at the continued positive response of the law enforcement community to the TASER X2 ECDs," said Rick Smith, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of TASER International. "We are seeing more prominent agencies moving to the X2 to further improve the safety of their communities, and their officers."

The TASER X2 ECD was launched in 2011 as TASER's next generation ECD which provides a second shot capability, charge metering for improved safety, Trilogy™ Logs with detailed firing and electrical pulse information, automatic shut off ability, compatibility with TASER CAM™ HD audio/video camera system, and free data upload access to TASER's™ secure, cloud based data storage and management solution service.

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About TASER International, Inc.

TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) is a global provider of safety technologies that protect life and protect truth. More than 16,800 public safety agencies in 107 countries rely on TASER® electronic control devices (ECDs) and AXON on-officer camera systems to help protect and serve. Today, the use of TASER ECDs has saved more than 90,000 lives from potential death or serious injury while TASER innovations benefit individuals and families too, providing personal protection and accountability while maintaining regard for life. Since 1994, more than 244,000 individuals have relied on TASER technology as a means for effective personal safety. Learn more about TASER International and its solutions at and or by calling (800) 978-2737. Be a part of the TASER community by joining us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.

TASER® is a registered trademark of TASER International, Inc., registered in the U.S. All rights reserved. TASER logo, X2™, Trilogy™ Logs, Smart™ cartridges, and™ are trademarks of TASER International, Inc.

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