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  1. Ceasefire

  2. The Problem • Accidental Shootings are when a firearm discharges unintentionally. • The majority of these shootings happen when cleaning a firearm or when children are playing with the firearm.

  3. This is Micah • 2 years old • Energetic and curious

  4. My Worst Nightmare

  5. Firearm Related Deaths National Safety Council. (2006). Injury Facts, 2005-2006 Edition. Itasca, IL.

  6. Solution: Ceasefire • A small receiver embedded into the grip of the gun • A small passive RFID tag assigned to the owner • Firing pin block that prevents forward travel of the firing pin • Firing pin block moved when RFID tag comes into proximity to the receiver

  7. New Jersey Smart Gun Law • Under New Jersey law, passed in December 2002, only smart guns can be purchased in the state three years after personalized handguns become commercially available.

  8. Who’s the Customer? • There are 83 firearm manufacturers in the United States alone. • The top six firearm manufacturers are: • Beretta USA • Colt Firearms • Glock Firearms • Ruger • Sig Sauer • Smith & Wesson

  9. Solution Benefits • Prevent the accidental discharge of the firearm by all but the owner of the firearm • Keep children safer • Reduce the number of firearm thefts • Smart gun and regular gun will look the same • Thieves won’t know which will work for them

  10. Solution Problems • Battery Life • Reliability

  11. Conclusion • Ceasefire will reduce the number of firearm related injuries and deaths.

  12. References • National Safety Council. (2006). Injury Facts, 2005-2006 Edition. Itasca, IL. • Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Vital Statistics. 2005 nonfatal injury data. Hyattsville (MD): National Center for Health Statistics, 2007. • http://www.med.umich.edu/1libr/yourchild/guns.htm • http://www.njit.edu/publicinfo/newsroom/Spotlight_smartgun.php • http://www.vpc.org/fact_sht/smartgun.htm • http://www.rfidjournal.com/article/articleview/1695/1/1/

  13. Questions?