Smart-rifle maker starts accepting bitcoin

Tracking Point firearm
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TrackingPoint, the company behind the super-accurate smart rifle, is now allowing customers to pay for its weapons, which retail for about $10,000, in bitcoin.

The Austin, Texas-based company makes rifles equipped with sensors and a Linux computer built into the scope that make it possible for even an inexperienced shooter to hit their target every time.

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The shooting system is so advanced that it has even gained the attention of the military.

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Earlier this year, the Army bought six units of the company's fire control systems to embed with its snipers to test for broader use.

TrackingPoint also licenses out some of its technology to Remington.

By CNBC's Cadie Thompson. Follow her on Twitter @CadieThompson.

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