Saturday May 21, 2016

Robocop Is Real And Could Be Patrolling A Mall Near You

The Stanford Shopping Center in California apparently has a Dalek now. I want to kick it just to see how it responds.

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They are completely autonomous, navigating like self-driving cars. They have high-definition infra-red cameras; microphones that allow the robot to either interact with people or listen for sounds such as breaking glass, and even detection systems that can intercept the pings of mobile phone devices, and license-plate reading software that can process 300 license plates every minute.