Welcome!

News Feed Item

Stun Guns Increasingly Popular for Self Defense

SAN ANGELO, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 02/07/13 -- Safety-conscious people are learning that they can protect themselves without using lethal force. Smart Stun provides reviews of the latest stun guns and has tested everything they sell. Consumers are finding that there is no need to harm anyone permanently just to get the protection they need. Perpetrators can be temporarily disabled until authorities arrive.

Stun guns are beginning to replace handguns. Stun guns have become increasingly popular as people search for ways to protect themselves and their families without doing permanent harm to others. A stun gun can turns the tables on a would-be attacker and puts the victim in control of the situation.

Women have started carrying lipstick stun guns. As they appear to prepare to be carrying lipstick, they can actually get ready to protect themselves as they enter a dark parking garage or quiet street. Lipstick stun guns come with a built-in flashlight for finding a keyhole quickly in an uncomfortable situation. If the lipstick stun gun must be used, it will be at the ready in their hand.

Some people are carrying what appears to be a flashlight, but is really a million volts of stun gun protection. The black flashlight appearance lets the carrier be discreet while being cautious. A quick touch of the flashlight stun gun disables a predator or attacker instantly.

The cell phone stun gun is perhaps the most discreet of all self-defense weapons. People can carry these everywhere, giving the appearance that they are speaking on their cell phones, when in fact they are fully prepared to defend themselves with 4.5 million volts. The cell phone appearance allows the carrier to be completely discreet yet prepared.

An executive or businessperson can discreetly reach for a pen and really be accessing 1.2 million volts of personal protection. This pen-like stun gun fits easily in a front jacket pocket, shirt pocket, or even openly in one hand. It appears to be a pen until it is needed for self-defense.

For those who prefer to have the most agile protection possible, stun batons have become popular. These batons have a handgrip and a protruding wand section that makes them look similar to police batons, but when they make contact, they deliver high voltage.

If anyone wants a lower-voltage stun gun, some come with as few as 500,000 volts. This can still deliver a disarming shock, but will not be as powerful as stun guns that carry several million volts.

People who would rather carry pepper spray or mace have started purchasing pepper guns. These effective self-defense tools aim like a pistol but spray a disarming pepper or mace spray that repels an attacker. These come in a variety of sizes so that men or women can find the one that accommodates their grip.

Wary consumers are combining their personal stun guns or pepper guns with personal alarms. Attached to a key chain, these alarms attract attention and shock a perpetrator who is unprepared for the loud sound.

About SmartStun.com:

Smart Stun -- Real Self Defense -- started with the goal of providing high quality self-defense products to people in the Texas area. That goal was quickly surpassed and Smart Stun now sells throughout the United States. With a distribution center located in Texas, Smart Stun can ship stun guns and related products quickly. The Smart Stun website can be found at SmartStun.com

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
Data is an unusual currency; it is not restricted by the same transactional limitations as money or people. In fact, the more that you leverage your data across multiple business use cases, the more valuable it becomes to the organization. And the same can be said about the organization’s analytics. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Bill Schmarzo, CTO for the Big Data Practice at EMC, will introduce a methodology for capturing, enriching and sharing data (and analytics) across the organizati...
If you’re responsible for an application that depends on the data or functionality of various IoT endpoints – either sensors or devices – your brand reputation depends on the security, reliability, and compliance of its many integrated parts. If your application fails to deliver the expected business results, your customers and partners won't care if that failure stems from the code you developed or from a component that you integrated. What can you do to ensure that the endpoints work as expect...
Traditional on-premises data centers have long been the domain of modern data platforms like Apache Hadoop, meaning companies who build their business on public cloud were challenged to run Big Data processing and analytics at scale. But recent advancements in Hadoop performance, security, and most importantly cloud-native integrations, are giving organizations the ability to truly gain value from all their data. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, David Tishgart, Director of Product Marketing ...
While DevOps promises a better and tighter integration among an organization’s development and operation teams and transforms an application life cycle into a continual deployment, Chef and Azure together provides a speedy, cost-effective and highly scalable vehicle for realizing the business values of this transformation. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo, Yung Chou, a Technology Evangelist at Microsoft, will present a unique opportunity to witness how Chef and Azure work tog...
The vision of a connected smart home is becoming reality with the application of integrated wireless technologies in devices and appliances. The use of standardized and TCP/IP networked wireless technologies in line-powered and battery operated sensors and controls has led to the adoption of radios in the 2.4GHz band, including Wi-Fi, BT/BLE and 802.15.4 applied ZigBee and Thread. This is driving the need for robust wireless coexistence for multiple radios to ensure throughput performance and th...
Information technology is an industry that has always experienced change, and the dramatic change sweeping across the industry today could not be truthfully described as the first time we've seen such widespread change impacting customer investments. However, the rate of the change, and the potential outcomes from today's digital transformation has the distinct potential to separate the industry into two camps: Organizations that see the change coming, embrace it, and successful leverage it; and...
I'm a lonely sensor. I spend all day telling the world how I'm feeling, but none of the other sensors seem to care. I want to be connected. I want to build relationships with other sensors to be more useful for my human. I want my human to understand that when my friends next door are too hot for a while, I'll soon be flaming. And when all my friends go outside without me, I may be left behind. Don't just log my data; use the relationship graph. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ryan Boyd, Engi...
The Internet of Things can drive efficiency for airlines and airports. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Sudip Majumder, senior director of development at Oracle, will discuss the technical details of the connected airline baggage and related social media solutions. These IoT applications will enhance travelers' journey experience and drive efficiency for the airlines and the airports. The session will include a working demo and a technical d...
SYS-CON Events announced today that China Unicom will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. China United Network Communications Group Co. Ltd ("China Unicom") was officially established in 2009 on the basis of the merger of former China Netcom and former China Unicom. China Unicom mainly operates a full range of telecommunications services including mobile broadband (GSM, WCDMA, LTE F...
Enterprise IT has been in the era of Hybrid Cloud for some time now. But it seems most conversations about Hybrid are focused on integrating AWS, Microsoft Azure, or Google ECM into existing on-premises systems. Where is all the Private Cloud? What do technology providers need to do to make their offerings more compelling? How should enterprise IT executives and buyers define their focus, needs, and roadmap, and communicate that clearly to the providers?
The Transparent Cloud-computing Consortium (abbreviation: T-Cloud Consortium) will conduct research activities into changes in the computing model as a result of collaboration between "device" and "cloud" and the creation of new value and markets through organic data processing High speed and high quality networks, and dramatic improvements in computer processing capabilities, have greatly changed the nature of applications and made the storing and processing of data on the network commonplace.
SYS-CON Events announced today that SoftLayer, an IBM Company, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. SoftLayer, an IBM Company, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. SoftLayer’s customers range from Web startups to global enterprises.
Digital innovation is the next big wave of business transformation based on digital technologies of which IoT and Big Data are key components, For example: Business boundary innovation is a challenge to excavate third-party business value using IoT and BigData, like Nest Business structure innovation may propose re-building business structure from scratch, as Uber does in the taxicab industry The social model innovation is also a big challenge to the new social architecture with the design fr...
Fact is, enterprises have significant legacy voice infrastructure that’s costly to replace with pure IP solutions. How can we bring this analog infrastructure into our shiny new cloud applications? There are proven methods to bind both legacy voice applications and traditional PSTN audio into cloud-based applications and services at a carrier scale. Some of the most successful implementations leverage WebRTC, WebSockets, SIP and other open source technologies. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Da...
In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo, Robert Doyle, lead architect at eCube Systems, will examine the issues and need for an agile infrastructure and show the advantages of capturing developer knowledge in an exportable file for migration into production. He will introduce the use of NXTmonitor, a next-generation DevOps tool that captures application environments, dependencies and start/stop procedures in a portable configuration file with an easy-to-use GUI. In addition to captu...