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Hotel safe fingerprint reader
SafePlace has come out with the world's first hotel safe that's opened with a fingerprint reader, according to company representative Sasha Uri (pictured). "We're selling them in Japan and just started in the U.S.," he said. It costs about $300 and was invented on Uri's kibbutz.
If you're a drummer in a heavy metal band in Europe, you may be familiar with this one. The Hand Shock is the latest in crowd control, according to company rep Shmuel Shachar. Police officers can detain someone by the elbow with it. They sell it in Germany and Russia but not the U.S. yet. "Too many lawyers," Shachar explained.
Plasan Sasa has taken a Ford pickup truck and redesigned it for combat. At 4 tons, it's lighter than most similar armored vehicles. It came out late last year.