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

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
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' IT Legacy 30 Years Later - Stun Guns = Tazers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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