The weapons landscape is going through major changes as startups invent precision rifles, high-tech scopes, gun-centric iPhone adapters, and pistols that require fingerprint authorization.
The US Army buys a handful of computer systems that can turn lesser-trained soldiers into premier snipers.
"From difficult firing positions, such as kneeling, standing or even lying beneath an automobile," novice shooters can hit targets 500 yards away with Tracking Point's computerized semi-automatic rifles.
Self-printed guns aren't the only firearms altering the weapons landscape. Also out there: Precision rifles with high-tech scopes and auto-firing triggers, and iPhone adapters and apps that offer custom crosshairs.
Hit a target at 1,000 yards? No problem. Tracking Point's computer-enabled rifles let novices shoot moving targets at extreme distances with near 100 percent accuracy. The new era of firearms is upon us.
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A Cal freshman manages to set his dorm room up with all sorts of electronic controls for lighting and drapes -- complete with "romantic" mode and an emergency "party" button.
Ballistic brings a very advanced ballistics calculator to the iPhone and iPod Touch.
Suppression blanket tailored to reduce radiation emissions.
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