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‘We need the iPhone of guns’: Will smart guns transform the gun industry?

One of California’s largest firearm stores recently added a peculiar new gun to its shelves. It requires an accessory: a black waterproof watch.<p>The watch’s primary purpose is not to provide accurate time, though it does. The watch makes the gun think. Electronic chips inside the gun and the watch …

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Smart Guns<p>Posted On: February 7, 2014<br>Posted In: Alistair Barr, gun, guns, Laura Sydell, NPR, prize, Ron Conway, Smart Tech Challenges Foundation, USA …

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Engineering Newswire 76: Injectable, Wound-Sealing Sponges Save Lives

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re working to reduce gun violence with technology, slowing high-flow bleeding from wounds, and using paintball …

Investment fund hopes to spur innovation in gun safety technology

Although some states took legislative action after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings over a year ago, the debate over gun control has …

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Smart Tech Firearm Challenge offers US$1m to advance gun safety

While legislative solutions to curbing gun violence in the US continue to meet fervent opposition, the Smart Tech Foundation, formed to incentivize …

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The James Bond-style smart gun that can ONLY be fired by its owner

By<p>A company has developed a high-tech pistol it says can help curb gun violence by allowing only its owner pull the trigger.<p>The slick Smart System …

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Gun lock from Protector XT could appease both sides of gun deabte - Philadelphia Business Journal

Gun-related deaths and injuries have long been a huge issue in the United States. In fact, as President Barack Obama was delivering his 2014 State of …

Can tech innovation make guns safer?

Rates of gun violence have been dropping in the U.S. for at least five years.<p>That said, you're still more likely to die from gunfire in this country …

This smart gun could save lives

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Re-establishing #<b>Remington</b> as a profitable company using #<b>SmartGun</b> technology would improve a company affected by slowing gun sales and create a …

Is technology the answer to gun violence?

Silicon Valley angel investor Ron Conway has put up $4 million for tech heads and inventors to come up with the best technology that could keep …

Fundação oferece 1 milhão de dólares pela melhor ideia de "smart pistola" - Tecnoblog

A intenção é contribuir para a diminuição dos crimes com armas de fogo.<p>Já conhece a nova extensão do <b>Tecnoblog</b>?<p>O perigo das armas de fogo é uma grande …

¿La tecnología puede ayudar a disminuir la violencia?

Cuatro desafíos. Cada uno de ellos con US$ 1 millón de financiamiento. ¿El objetivo? <b>Utilizar la tecnología para reducir el número de muertes y</b> …

9 Things You Need to Know, Jan. 29 | Inc.com

1. Deficit Deficit<p>One notable absence from President Obama’s State of the Union address last night was mention of any commitment to deficit reduction. But for that he’d need the help of Congress, so consider that can kicked further down the road. --<i>Inc.com</i><p>2. Bitcoin Bristling<p>It's Day Two of New …

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Can tech innovation curb gun violence? Smart Tech poses 4 million-dollar challenges to find out

SAN FRANCISCO — The Smart Tech Foundation is calling on the tech community to solve one of America’s most pervasive and tragic problems — gun violence.<p>It is posing four $1 million challenges to motivate entrepreneurs to apply their talent and ingenuity towards reducing gun death and injury.<p>The …

Gun safety advocates develop smart weapons

"Safe firearms" sound like an oxymoron, but they're exactly what several tech entrepreneurs are trying to develop.<p>In response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left 20 dead, several prominent tech investors have launched the Smart Tech Challenges Foundation, awarding entrepreneurs …

$1 million offered to tech companies to help gun safety

A group of Silicon Valley investors is offering tech companies $1 million to improve gun safety.<p>The Smart Tech Challenge is looking for high tech …

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Can smart guns slash gun violence? Silicon Valley says yes

Star investor Ron Conway is among those behind a series of $1 million challenges aimed at using technology to improve gun safety. The key? Find ways to make sure only guns' owners are able to fire them.<p>SAN FRANCISCO -- Gun violence in the US is an all too common occurrence. Almost every day, …

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Silicon Valley Investors Create $1M Challenge To Boost Gun Safety

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — A group of Silicon Valley investors have launched a challenge with a $1 million prize for inventors to create new technologies …

Tech foundation challenges innovators to find gun safety fix

Image 1of/4<p>Caption<p>Close<p>A Silicon Valley group set its sights on gun safety Tuesday by issuing a $1 million challenge for high-tech inventions that …

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Smart Tech Foundation going beyond legislation to control guns

click to enlarge<p>A pistol grip that recognizes the hand of its owner. A radio-controlled firearm-access device. A mobile-phone notification service …

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Tech foundation challenges innovators to find gun safety fix

A Silicon Valley group set its sights on gun safety Tuesday by issuing a $1 million challenge for high-tech inventions that curb gun violence.<p>The Smart Tech Challenges Foundation will dole out cash and grants to fund innovations that help gun owners control who can access or shoot their …