Smart guns can be operated only by users authenticated by the owner. They use fingerprint and radio-frequency identification (RFID) to enable firing. Obama’s idea is to usher in this technology to help track lost and stolen weapons and prevent accidental and unauthorized use. The memo follows a grisly incident in San Bernardino, California, where a radical Islamic couple shot and killed 14 people last December. Obama hinted during his weekly address on New Year’s Day that he would bring in new measures to curb gun violence. In addition to preventing accidental fire, Obama hopes that his directive will encourage gun…

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