Skip to comments.Dynamic Grip Recognition smart guns just two years away, researchers say
Posted on 05/09/2014 7:39:11 AM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
Researchers at the New Jersey Institute of Technology advise that the next generation of biometric-equipped smart guns is as little as two years away from being fully mature.
These guns would use Dynamic Grip Recognition, which is a series of electronic sensors and microchips housed inside the grip of the handgun. These piezoelectric sensors record the users grip signature, which then either allows or disallows access to the trigger package.
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Gee, what could possibly go wrong with that?
Will Not Comply if mandated for retrofit for existing guns.
My gun should be more reliable than my smartphone, not less.
I certainly hope that nobody ever has to fire their weapon after injuring or straining their hand...
A huge “no” to this.
Any gun smart enough to recognize it’s owner, is a gun which can be messed with by government.
No. Just no. Not today. Not in two years. Not ever.
Guaranteed not to work in a stressful situation.
Agreed. Absolutely not. Forced conversion/purchase of this WILL be the catalyst for revolution...mark my words.
No law will ever make that happen.
Or ends up in a situation where someone else has to fire the gun.
In the Miami shootout, didn’t one of the FBI agents get shot in the hand. How would have that affected any attempt to fire the gun after the injury?
I am certainly glad that I am at or near the end of my collection acquisition. I’d hate to be starting out with my first gun at this point.
I’m going to go out and get one.
As soon as every federal and local LEO uses them.
The sole intent here is not to provide smart guns, but to outlaw all others. CA did this with microstamping.
Great Caesar's Ghost! Sounds like my kind of usable technology!
Sounds great, let’s mandate them for DHS, BLM, NYPD, etc.
Oh and by the way, the idea of a remote kill switch is not paranoia. I saw the website for some company trying to market RFID smart gun grips and they explicitly said there would be a remote kill switch.
There's nothing 'smart' about 'smart guns' except the political creation of the terminology. It's just another 'assault weapon'-type addition to the meme'. No one does this better than the Alinsky-ite democrats in NJ. They've turned it into an art form.
No thanks. My guns work just fine. They go bang every time I pull the trigger. Don’t need any more technology to FUBAR things up.
And is different when calmly plinking at the range, and when panicked in a genuine life threatening situation!
“If they really do this right, they can also equip them all with GPS trackers, and micro-switches that allow the likes of Eric Holder to turn them off at his discretion.”
And dont even think for one pico second that the current administraton or even a Republican amdin wouldn’t hesitate for a moment to use the system to shut them down if they have that power!
They can NOT be trusted!
A solution for a problem which does not exist.
Any business, gun shop that sells this will be on my boycott list and never get another dime from me.
And as they are fully mature, the proper proof of this is to equip all police departments with only these weapons.
No reliability issues there. :-)
The man is on a business trip.
The wife needs the weapon for home defense. Someone is beating the door in.
Sorry, the grip doesn’t recognize her handprint.
She’ll have to use a broom.
If one or more firearms companies offers this “dynamic . . . smart gun” or any other “smart gun”, I will boycott that company forever. If a dealer, including an Internet site, offers any smart gun (even if they learn from the mistake and later withdraw the listing), I will boycott them forever. This is not a question of free choice, not when the anti-gun left wants to mandate this monstrosity for everyone even those who want reliable firearms. As a free choice, I would never buy an intentionally unreliable firearm. Since it’s not a free choice, I will never buy from a manufacturer or retailer who offers any variant of unreliable firearm and infringes on my free choice.
“Gee, what could possibly go wrong with that?”
That pretty well sums it up...
So it can recognize these tell-tale signs from all family members (and friends) all on one gun?
If not, then this “technological breakthrough” isn’t as good as the current, mechanical product.
It takes serious ignorance of guns to think that this is “smart.”
Exactly. When the adrenaline kicks in, you will be a complete stranger to that weapon.
All family and friends —
Keep their biometric hand signature on the icloud.
Then the gun can download whichever one is needed when the gun is picked up.
This is not a problem. Apple and Google will ensure we are all safe.
As long as the gun is still waterproof.
I see only one way this could go: if it is mandated by government, so that the company survives solely because of this mandatory handout.
Otherwise, it should be faced with an early boycott, so that if it doesn’t get a favorable law, it goes out of business.
You're in a desperate fight for your life. You're wounded and have to shoot off-hand or your trigger finger is disabled.
Naw, nothing can go wrong.
Whoops, forgot to change the batteries.
All you need is one Bloomberg funded gun store to sell them and a couple of lefties to buy them; then the ban can begin!
Yet another enterprise destined to go broke.
Secret service first. Then federal agents. Then local law enforcement. Otherwise hell no.
“HMM! Are the batteries fresh? Am I holding the grip EXACTLY the same way?”
Yep - you can make something fool-proof, but you can't make it damn-fool-proof...
Only an idiot would pay extra big dollars for a piece of crap like that.
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