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Spotlight: CAO Group brings cutting-edge forensic technology to police departments
UltraLite ALS is a forensic light used to detect trace evidence, body fluids, fingerprints, among other things
By PoliceOne Staff
Company Name: The CAO Group, Inc.
Headquarters: West Jordan, UT
Signature Product: Basic Turbo Light Kit
Under the direction of owner Dr. Densen Cao, UltraLite ALS has become a leading brand of forensic lights. Inspired by the invention of an LED application in dental curing, Cao realized police departments could use the technology during criminal investigations. Find out more interesting facts about UltraLite ALS and what new products it has on the horizon.
Where are you located?
We are located in West Jordan, Utah.
Where did your company name originate from?
It originated from my last name.
What was the inspiration behind starting your company?
The inspiration behind my company was the invention of LED application in dental curing.
Why do you believe your products are essential to the Police community?
All forensic units in police departments need a set of forensic lights. Ultralite is the one that can be used anywhere under any conditions.
What do your customers like best about you and your products?
They like the durability, portability, quality, ease of use and versatility.
Is there any fun fact or trivia that you’d like to share with our users about you or your company?
People usually think that we are a Chinese company due to our logo design and name. We are a true American company.
What’s next for your company? Any upcoming new projects or initiatives?
LEDs are the core of our business. We will have a LED flare that is durable, visible from a far distance, and works under all weather conditions to serve the police community.
Tell us more about your new LED flare: When will LEOs use it? What applications does it have? Any interesting technical specs (range, weight, battery life)?
The NorthStar Flare can be used in a wide variety of ways. Since it is virtually indestructible it can be used at all times and in all places.
Anything else you want to add about how your product helps police officers do a better job?
The UltraLite has been used to assist in solving continuous amounts of cases. It is an arsenal that every CSI Unit should carry with them at every scene.
For more information on UltraLite ALS, visit www.ultralite-als.com.