COBAN History

Located in Houston, TX, COBAN Technologies is a leading provider of state-of-the-art in-car video systems, body cameras, and evidence management solutions for law enforcement and public safety communities. Since 2002, COBAN has worked with many of the largest law enforcement agencies in the country to deliver efficient, configurable, and end-to-end scalable solutions. For more information, visit www.cobantech.com.

2002
COBAN was founded with the commitment to fulfill the video capture, transfer, storage, and management needs of law enforcement.
2002
COBAN introduced the first ever all-in-one digital in-car video/mobile data computer at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference.
2004
COBAN secures its first customer, Yakima Police Department, in partnership with IBM.
2004
First IBM tape library ever utilized for video archive; largest tape library in the nation created for a police agency, Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department.
2004
COBAN wins its first major city, Seattle Police Department, with a first-in-industry multi-precinct system with wireless upload capability.
2005
COBAN is awarded its first state contract, Washington State Police.
2006
COBAN wins the 2nd largest police agency in the country for in-car video, Chicago Police Department.
2008
COBAN wins the largest police agency in the country for in-car video, Los Angeles Police Department. First multi-petabyte law enforcement video data storage system created for LAPD.
2010
COBAN debuts EDGE – the first in-car video in the industry with touchscreen, remote updates, and other key features.
2011
COBAN introduces TITAN M7 – the first all-in-one system powerful enough to run multiple computer apps and video.
2013
Seattle Police Department is the first major city to deploy the all-in-one TITAN M7 solution.
2015
COBAN debuts FUSION – the first full-featured HD portable in-car video system in the industry.
2015
COBAN designs and manufactures its first body-worn camera, ECHO.
2015
COBAN introduces the FOCUS Digital Evidence Ecosystem and its second-generation body-worn camera, FOCUS X1.
2017
COBAN unveils FOCUS H1 Intelligent In-Car Video at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference.
2017
COBAN joins the Safe Fleet portfolio of brands.