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An agreement to form a trilateral partnership to develop a unique personalized handgun was signed by New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Taurus International Manufacturing, Inc., Florida, and the Australian-based research and development company Metal Storm, Ltd. >>
Michael Recce, Ph.D., associate professor of information systems at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), has been involved in a broad range of technology-oriented research projects since he arrived on campus in 1997.  >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and Metal Storm Limited, Brisbane, Australia, a research and development company, signed a formal partnership agreement earlier this week to commercialize biometric technology patented by NJIT and applied to an electronic handgun developed by Metal Storm. >>
The news that NJIT's "smart gun" experts have partnered with Australia's Metal Storm, Ltd. was a shot heard round the world. Most--but not all-- of the coverage is a pickup of an Associated Press story written by the AP's Canberra, Australia bureau. Here are  links to the some of  the publications and Websites that ran the story: "Australian Gun Maker and New Jersey Institute Sign 'Smart Gun' Deal" August 29, 2003 "Company, Institute Sign Smart Gun Deal" August 30, 2003 "NJIT Members Help Develop New Electronic Gun Safety Device" August 31, 2003 posted on Website and broadcast "NJIT Joins with Aussie Firm on  "Smart' Gun" August 30, 2003  Star Ledger "Company, Institute Sign Smart Gun Deal " August 30, 2003 "Gun Maker, Tech Inst. OK Smart Gun Deal" August 29, 2003 "Gun Maker, Tech Inst. OK Smart Gun Deal" August 29, 2003   "Metal Storm Developing Personalised Handgun"  September 3, 2003    "Local Firm Signs for 'Smart Gun'," September 1, 2003 >>
Fully 90 percent of state residents agree that unauthorized gun use or the use of a gun by someone other than its owner is a “serious problem.” More than four out of five (83 percent) state residents believe the government should require that every gun sold in the state be equipped with a device that would allow only authorized users to fire the gun. Three out of four (74 percent) gun owners in the state also support requiring user authentication technology on guns sold in New Jersey. >>