Police Body Camera

SLIMDESIGN operates as an external design and development team for Zepcam. We work in close contact with their electronic and software engineers. We were responsible for the design, engineering and production of the T2 wearable body camera.

Challenge

 

Zepcam wanted durable body camera design for professional use. The interface needed to be simple and feature an easily accessible “record” button.

Approach

 

We tried to compact the internal components, allowing the camera to be as small and unobtrusive as possible. The designers worked closely with electronic and mechanical engineers to find the optimal solution.

Result

 

The result of the body camera development is a rugged, compact and lightweight camera that is capable of filming day and night. It enables individuals, for instance working in law enforcement or the public transport industry, to record important events.

Design

Form exploration sketches on how to position the different elements and emphasis the ruggedness.

Concept

The clip bites against clothing for a tight grip.

Concept

The clip bites against clothing for a tight grip.

Detailing

The Polycarbonate sheet with scratch-resistant coating protects the lens during the action.

The clip bites against clothing for a tight grip.

The clip bites against clothing for a tight grip.

Engineering & Production

We supported them with the final engineering, prototyping, and tooling.  The implementation went without problems and the camera is very successful and used by a lot of European police forces.

 

Bart van der Aa, CEO & Co-founder Zepcam:

 

“The camera design is spot on, very successful, and loved by the users. We are working with SLIMDESIGN for several years and they operate as an integrated part of our own development team. 
They are great to work with: direct and quick contact, open, flexible, and they always act in our / the project’s interest.
Their extensive knowledge of developing complex electronic products is a great benefit.
      

 

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