Trackingpoint

guns

This Smart Rifle Lets You Hit a Quarter-Mile Target Without Looking

In the very near future, line-of-sight will be a thing of the past.
Brian Anderson
6.30.14
firearms

Google Glass-Equipped Smart Guns Can Aim and Shoot Around Corners

Killing isn't yet as easy as, "OK, Glass: Shoot." But it's right around the corner.
Brian Anderson
6.4.14
guns

These New Semi-Automatic Smart Rifles Can Track Targets at 1,500 Feet

For a scoped semi-automatic assault rifle, that's out there.
Brian Anderson
4.10.14
Motherboard Blog

The US Army Is Now Field-Testing Smart Rifles

Is the American infantry's dream of data-driven one-man armies finally coming into focus?
Brian Anderson
1.16.14
Motherboard Blog

The World's First Precision-Guided Rifle Has Gone Semi-Automatic

It's a giant leap forward in the complicated, rapidly-evolving future of smart weapons.
Brian Anderson
1.8.14
Motherboard Blog

How Data-Driven Soldiers Might Upend the Future of War

TrackingPoint, the Texas-based smart-weapons startup, just released its conceptual vision for the so-called networked battlefield. Unsurprisingly, it looks completely insane.
Brian Anderson
10.3.13
videos

The Gun That Aims Itself

Watch our new documentary on smart weapons, the gamification of warfare, and a laser-guided robo-rifle that aims itself.
Brian Anderson
9.23.13
Motherboard Blog

Long Shot: Inside the Scope of Smart Weapons

Watch our new documentary on smart weapons, the gamification of warfare, and a laser-guided robo-rifle that aims itself.
Brian Anderson
9.23.13
Motherboard Blog

Trailer: Long Shot

A teaser for Motherboard's trip to the frontline of smart weapons. Has killing become too easy?
Brian Anderson
9.18.13