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Jax came to the idea of creating a gunshot detector — like a smoke alarm but that detects the sound of a shooting firearm — after feeling frustrated by the lack of information during an active shooter incident, she said. Jax worked with sound engineers and mathematicians to develop what became the Trinity Gunshot Detection Sensor over about four years.

Her sensor’s patented technology can detect a gunshot within a 50-foot radius of each device, alerting emergency responders and building occupants to its location in 1.23 seconds, Jax said. It has more than 100,000 similar sounds in its library to help it discern between loud noises and gunshots. What sets it apart…

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