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smart gun

A handgun that cannot be fired without the user wearing a device that authorizes firing. Smart guns date back to the 1970s with handguns that required the wearing of a magnetic ring on your finger. RFID technology and biometric identification in the grip are also used.
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If such laws become widespread a federal judge could dismiss a challenge and "reason" that being "allowed" to have a "smart gun" satisfies fulfillment of the right.
"Despite assertions to the contrary, effective 'smart gun' technology does not exist; thus far, those devices advanced as 'smart' have proven unreliable, easily defeated or both.
(45) Smart Tech Foundation, the nation's leading organization supporting the development of innovative solutions to prevent accidental gun deaths and teen suicides, offered $1,000,000 to innovators to research and develop a better smart gun. (46) By 2014, the German firearms company Armatix released "iP1," the first commercially available smart gun on the market which utilizes RFID technology in a smart watch.
Commercial fully integrated RFID reader IC chips are available, which can be built into the handle of the smart gun. One such example of a fully integrated RFID reader IC chip is the TRF7962A.
You retrieve your new $1,800 "childproof" smart gun and feel in the dark for the bulky watch that accompanies it.
It also pledged to make "smart gun" technology available within three years.
Similarly, there are a few prototypes and commercial examples of "personalized" firearms--guns equipped with technology which prevents their use by "unauthorized" persons--but like flying cars, so-called "smart gun" technology is impractical and unreliable, relegating it to the realm of science fiction and movie fantasy.
One of the most innovative weapons being developed for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) by Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) in partnership with Colt Canada is a new assault rifle, commonly referred to as the "smart gun."
Kloepfer's project led to a design for a new kind of "smart gun" that will fire only when a fingerprint it recognizes is on the grip.
After the cinema shooting in nearby Aurora, Kloepfer decided that for a science fair project he would engineer a "smart gun'' that could be fired only by an authorized user.