Austin gun manufacturer seeking public input

TrackingPoint Inc., an Austin-based gun manufacturer, is taking public input on the next type of firearm it will produce.

The company, which announced April 23 plans to relocate to the 130 Commerce Center in Pflugerville, created the world's first precision-guided firearms, which assist shooters when shooting moving targets and targets at long ranges, according to a company news release. PGFs take factors such as range, wind, target velocity, shot angle, temperature, barometric pressure and others to aid a user in hitting his or her target.

The public is welcome to submit input on the company's next product through July 30 at www.tracking-point.com/labs/future and can choose between bolt-action or semiautomatic platforms and calibers.

By Korri Kezar
Korri Kezar graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2011 with a degree in journalism. She worked for Community Impact Newspaper's Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto edition for two years before moving to Dallas. Five years later, she returned to the company to launch Community Impact Newspaper's Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth edition, where she covers local government, development, transportation and a variety of other topics. She has also worked at the San Antonio Express-News, Austin-American Statesman and Dallas Business Journal.