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PHaSER technology?

May 19th, 2009 3 comments

Part three of my Star Trek inspired gadget blogs isn’t really a “for consumer use” gadget. But could potentially be developed into one someday (think TASER but less likely to cause a heart attack).
The US Air Force has recently developed a non lethal weapon that causes temporary blindness. They are calling it PHaSER (an acronym for Personal Halting and Stimulation Response).


It still takes two arms and a considerable amount of muscle to wield one of these things, but I like that it is non-lethal. Soon we’ll have troops that can set their weapons to “stun”, and that is pretty cool.

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