EX02

Suppose you are designers in a design office and your senior designer asks you to apply this smart gun design competition.   Could you discuss redesigning current regular guns or redesigning a smart gun? Summarize the discussion in one page of MS word file including your names and group name.

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Below are some useful references in understanding the issues and some of the approaches to developing smart gun technology
https://smarttechfoundation.org/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smart_gun
Good introduction to the issues involved in smart-gun development.
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/30/us/politics/obama-puts-his-weight-behind-smart-gun-technology.html?smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur&_r=1
https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2016/04/29/update-what-were-doing-keep-guns-out-wrong-hands
President Obama and Vice President Biden address the issue
https://www.nraila.org/issues/smart-gunspersonalized-firearms/
NRA “not opposed” to development of smart-gun technology, as long as it is not mandatory.
http://www.safeguntechnology.co/
http://nationswell.com/these-5-smart-gun-technologies-could-be-the-future-of-firearms-in-america/
Good overview of technologies under consideration.
http://sciencenetlinks.com/science-news/science-updates/smart-gun/
The difficulties one is likely to encounter.
http://www.bradycampaign.org/sites/default/files/Gun%20Deaths%20Fact%20Sheet_v8.pdf
Summary data, gun violence in the U.S.

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Student discussion results:

Group A

20160901_160822

A

Group B

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B

Group C

20160901_162148

C1

Group D

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D1D2

Group E

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E1E2

Group F

20160901_165205

F1F2