To the casual observer, a discussion of "flashlight technology" seems like gilding the lily. You push a button, a light comes on; you push it again, the light goes off. Today, our flashlights use a wide variety of power sources and types of illumination, and generally cost a lot more than the $1.98 one would pay for a two-cell light at the hardware store.
June 13, 2011
The Portable Lights American Trade Organization (PLATO), as it will be known, is the first group of its kind to represent the common business interests of the portable lighting industry.
April 1, 2011
The LED flashlight carries an IP65 rating for water-resistance — it's totally protected against dust and protected against low-pressure jets of water from all directions with limited ingress permitted — and is rated at 180 lumen, according to Klein.
December 29, 2010
All four of the lights are small and lightweight. These four models range from 2 ounces to 3.4 ounces with lengths ranging from 3.35 inches to 5.97 inches.
July 2, 2010
The LEDI is a light-based non-lethal device utilizing high-powered, multi-colored LED clusters and complex optical concentrators producing a high level of optical disruption and disorientation in targeted subjects, according to the company.
April 8, 2010
The lithium-powered PolyTac LED HP delivers 150 lumens measured system output and 15,000 candela peak beam intensity, which is enough to provide lighting for a wide variety of law enforcement and tactical uses.
February 10, 2010
Digital Ally produced this promo to show the features of the DVF-500, a digital video system integrated into an aluminum flashlight. A wide-angle lens allows recording without careful aiming and pre-event recording allows up to 60 seconds before pressing the record button to also be recorded. We included it in our photo gallery of duty flashlights.
January 27, 2010
Brite-Strike Technologies has introduced an expandable baton with an integrated flashlight as a dual-purpose tactical item. The company brought the product to SHOT Show 2010.
January 25, 2010
Streamlight today issued another warning about purchasing and using inferior quality lithium 123A batteries with its flashlight products or other products. Use of off-brand lithium batteries may present a risk of leakage, fire, explosion or serious personal injury, company officials said.
October 8, 2009
The flashlight that charges in 90 seconds, 5.11's new Light for Life UC3.400, is now available for purchase at local dealers.
August 25, 2009
Streamlight, a leading manufacturer of lighting tools for police,
recently honored Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) as it celebrated
its 25th anniversary. The company increased its 2009 contribution to
COPS by serving as the platinum sponsor of the organization’s gala
dinner held May 14 at the Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel in Washington,
D.C., and through added financial support of key COPS programs aimed at
survivors of fallen officers.
June 8, 2009
Streamlight Inc. manufacturer of high-performance flashlights for military and tactical applications, has launched the Night Com with power C4 LED technology, ultra-bright red LEDs, and MIL STD LED night-vision protection, specifically designed for personnel who work under low-light conditions.
April 2, 2009
Streamlight Inc.has introduced two super-bright polymer personal lights, the Streamlight PolyTac, featuring a high-performance xenon incandescent bulb, and the Streamlight PolyTac LED with the latest in C4T power LED technology.
March 12, 2009
There were law enforcement exhibits in the lobby, in the hallways, in the meeting rooms from one end of the rambling convention center to the other. And they had a lot of great products on display. Here's a look at our favorites from this year's SHOT.
March 1, 2009
Xenonics Holdings has received a $1.4 million purchase order for the company's NightHunter 3 illumination systems from the U.S. Army to equip a National Guard brigade. This order is scheduled to ship immediately.
February 27, 2009