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iCandy: As Seen in the Movies

A bendable display, a rocket-powered bicycle, and a gun that fires only for its owner

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iCandy: As Seen in the Movies
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Researchers are looking to create bespoke handguns by equipping pistols with sensors meant to distinguish the owner’s grip from that of an unauthorized would-be shooter. On this weapon, being given the high-tech treatment by a group at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, transducers will detect the owner’s grasp.

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