Axon Enterprise (NASDAQ:AAXN) has been expanding its product portfolio, connecting its body cameras and fleet cameras with services like cloud storage and records management for law enforcement. Now, it’s taking to the skies in a partnership with DJI, the industry leader in consumer drones.
The linkup is notable because it brings drones into the tool set for Axon and its customers, but I also think it’s a good strategy to partner with another manufacturer rather than develop drones in-house. That may help Axon to avoid some of the pitfalls others have fallen into.
The new joint offering is being called Axon Air, and will combine DJI’s drone tech with Axon’s connected data network and its Evidence.com cloud service. The result is a new tool with which law enforcement can capture and