Another invention that fills a much-needed gap in technology.
encrypted cartridges. The cartridges would be programmed so they would only fire if the user had entered a password into a keypad on the firearm.
The article states that it "would undoubtedly cost more than a conventional gun, but many firearm enthusiasts would surely pay a premium for such added security." Uh...to defend myself, I need to access a tiny keyboard and make sure I have the right ammunition and hope the battery didn't run out. In turn, I get the security of ... well, if someone stole a cartridge from me, they couldn't use it.
Hat tip to Kurt Fremont.