It is a ground-breaking acoustic communication tool, specifically designed to give the Emergency Services the ability to better manage dynamic situations at range through communication. It allows them to deal with challenging scenarios through “persuasion, advice and warning” all at a safe distance and without needing to resort to the use of force.
A-WASP is an assertive and effective communication tool.
A-WASP is not a weapon, it is not a less-lethal weapon and it is not a pain compliance device.
“A-WASP® stands for Acoustic WArning Signal Projector ”
The A-WASP® allows the projection of extremely clear audio messages out to a very significant distance. It is:
|The device is designed to be worn comfortably on a shoulder strap by the User and to be highly intuitive to use. It is configured as a “sound gun” with a handle and a trigger and so is very easy to understand. The controls are minimal, ergonomic and easy to understand. It is designed to be used by one Operator and is fully person-portable.
There is a sunlight-readable LCD which displays the live feed from a coaxial camera along with overlaid user information.
The LCD displays cross-hairs for easy targeting by the user. There is a time and date stamp along with a battery life indicator.
All the User has to do is to decide what to say, aim and say it. No further User judgement is required. The training burden is minimal.
A-WASP allows the User to instantly change the dynamic of a situation and convey clear instructions.
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