Twice has James Bond made use of a personalized gun – first in ‘Licence To Kill’ and more recently in ‘Skyfall’. What many believe to be fiction, was actually made reality by German company Armatix
According to the product page:
“To activate the wrist watch, the authorized person’s fingerprint must first be read by the wrist watch. An internal database compares the current fingerprint against stored prints and responds accordingly. The wrist watch is then activated for a definable period – e.g. an officer’s work shift or until manually deactivated.”
The .22 caliber handgun is apparently available with a price of 7,000 Euro (almost $10,000) — definitely a niche item at first but perhaps the technology will become more widespread in the future, causing prices to decrease.