The New York Times estimated some 36 million security systems around the . in 2010, which is much less than the number of estimated iPhones . Those stationary security systems are already a low police response priority , due in part to a high rate of false alarms. (In 2011, the Detroit Police Department decided only to respond to burglar alarms after they were verified by the security company .) The problem of false alarms and where and how to direct police resources won’t be made easier by putting panic buttons in millions of phones, especially when considering recent research has found cell phone butt dials might already constitute a huge percentage of 911 calls.
In the winter of 2013 in Leh , the Army was expected to begin the winter trials of the short-listed rifles: Beretta ARX 160 from Italy, CZ-805 BREN from Czech Republic , ACE 1 of Israel Weapon Industries , SIG Sauer SG 551 from Switzerland and the Colt Combat Rifle from the USA, a variant of the M16A1 made for the Indian Army's requirements.   By February 2014, the four rifles remaining in the competition were the CZ-805, ARX-160, Galil ACE, and Colt Combat Rifle.  The Indian Army began the final round of trials for its requirement for mm carbines in June 2014. The remaining rifles were the Beretta ARX-160, Colt M4, and IWI Galil ACE.  By October 2014, only the Galil ACE and ARX-160 were left in the competition.  However, the Army sent a letter to the manufacturers on 15 June 2015, to notify them that the tender has been retracted.