We have seen the future of handguns, and it includes the Armatix Smart System iP1, a .22-caliber pistol that only fires when it detects that the user is wearing a special RFID-enabled watch. Once detected, the internal safety mechanism releases and it’s ready to fire. If someone without the watch – requires PIN number activation – is holding the gun nothing happens when the trigger is pulled. Continue reading for three videos and more information.
“The German-based company’s .22 cal plinker can only fire when in close proximity to the digital watch. To release the extra safety, the watch sends a wireless signal to the gun, at which point a green LED light will light up on the back of the gun. I also hope the watch can tell time,” reports ZD Net