Pistol Camera Makes Scorsese, De Niro and Pesci Happy

I don't know if it is the shape, the black and silver steel contrast or the total retro feeling, but this point-and-shoot handgun and camera is just absolutely amazing. Sure, it's not digital. And maybe not as useful as the Leica Gun. I don't care. I'm in love. Bang bang, this baby shot me down. [High Tech via Gizmodo… » 1/18/08 7:10am 1/18/08 7:10am

PistolCams on Video, Keeping Gun- and Taser-Totin' Cops Honest


We told you about the forthcoming PistolCam, mounted on a police officer's gun barrel and about to be adopted by a few cop shops across the violence-prone U.S., and here's a video showing you how it works. We grabbed a few clips and edited together this highlight reel of news-quacking anchors/anchorettes explaining… » 10/31/07 2:00pm 10/31/07 2:00pm

Pistol Cams May Keep an Eye on Trigger Happy Cops

Police in both Orange County, California and Newburgh, New York are on the brink of field testing the PistolCam —a 1.5-ounce camera fitted below the barrel of sidearms. As soon as an officer draws the weapon, the PistolCam begins recording both video and audio. Naturally, this technology could prove extremely useful… » 10/30/07 6:20pm 10/30/07 6:20pm