Star Wars' IT Legacy 30 Years Later - Stun Guns = Tazers

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The stun gun used on Leia in Star Wars has a real-world equivalent in nonlethal weapons currently being tested--Tasers, sound-wave guns, microwave guns. No handheld blasters yet, though ...
 
Star Wars, which celebrates its 30th anniversary on May 25, gave the IT industry more than a collective hobby and heroes. Many of the technologies introduced in the original 1977 film and its two sequels are now everyday technologies.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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