Carlos Camps destroys technology for a living, or at least he tries. As the senior resource manager at Motorola Solutions, he develops and tests communications for first responders.
"They get dropped, they get frozen, they get baked, we shock them, we cover them in dust, we submerge them in water. All of these different tests that we put them through try to really mimic the kind of experience that they're gonna go through in the hands of first responders," Camps said in an interview with CNBC's "Power Lunch."
Getting a first row seat to the action is often a precursor to the work that happens inside the lab.
"A lot of times you might be able to find us on a ride along with a police officer, you might find us on fire training learning how to put out a fire, or you might even find us running an obstacle course with a SWAT team," Camps said.
"It's all about understanding how our products are used and then coming back to the lab so that we can develop those," he added.
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While the preparation takes Camps and his team routinely out of the office, some of the testing does as well, like running a fire truck over a radio.