Evolv CEO's "Signatures For All The Weapons In The World" Claim Analyzed

By Nikita Ermolaev and Donald Maye, Published Jun 16, 2022, 10:02am EDT (Research)

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“**'**written *** *** ********** *** *** *** ******* *** *****,” Evolv CEO Peter George told Gothamist. “ The magic is in the ability to discriminate between a phone and a firearm.” [emphasis added]

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