Security Robots Are Just Entertainment

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jul 21, 2017

Great entertainment, no real security value.

That is the happy (or sad) state of security robots in 2017.

Knightscope robot's drowning, the global sensation it caused and Knightscope's joking response makes that clear.

The entertainment value, though, is very powerful.

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Comments (39)

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