‘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, reports the Washington Post. It requires an accessory: a black waterproof watch. Electronic chips inside the gun and watch communicate with each other. A dream of gun control advocates for decades, the Armatix iP1 is the country’s first smart gun. Its introduction is seen as a landmark event in efforts to reduce gun violence, suicides, and accidental shootings.