Melia Robinson for Business Insider: On a recent night outside the offices of Knightscope, a robotics startup in the heart of Silicon Valley, a middle-aged man allegedly toppled a five-foot tall, 300-pound robot to the ground.
First customers include U.S. and Canadian Militaries
Proterisco, the official distributor of SMP Robotics in Brazil chose ISC Brazil to introduce S5 Security Robot (Robocom) to the Brazilian market
Neha Thirani Bagri for Quartz: The drone takes into account things like a vessels size, cargo, and movement, to determine if it might be a security threat. When a "target of interest" is detected, a go-fast boat is launched, and the chase begins.
Sharp INTELLOS A-UGV Wins ISC West's SIA New Product Showcase Award in "Law Enforcement/Guarding Systems"
Awarded at the April 2017 ISC West Tradeshow in Las Vegas
INTERPOL World 2017 Congress to lead industry dialogue for a unified approach to combat future crime
INTERPOL World 2017 is set to bring law enforcement agencies, government bodies, academia, security professionals and solution providers together over three days of networking and information exchange this July. The global exhibition and congress aim to stimulate collaborations between stakeholders to address crimes in the future.
S5 HD, the new version of S5 security robot is now enhanced with video management solution, security guard detection and object recognition is coming soon
Jen Judson for Defense The Army is poised to transform the ground robotics industry over the next year as it launches several competitions to define its future unmanned ground systems fleet.News:
Joel Griffin for Security InfoWatch: The thought of using robots as guards may seem like a far-fetched notion to some, but the technology itself is already mature and starting to gain traction in the security industry.
Spencer Ives for Security Systems News: The Unmanned Security Expo will have its own section of the show floor, marked by banners and different colored carpeting. The area will feature a "flying cage" that allows ground-based robots and aerial drones to display their movement capabilities. The expo currently has about 30 exhibitors, according to Sessa, with more still joining as of mid-March.
Milrem's fully modular unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS equipped with KONGSBERG PROTECTOR Remote Weapon Station
Cost-effective EOD/surveillance robots are designed to be more reliable in harsh environments
Sharp Electronics' Robot for Security, Surveillance and Maintenance Safety Inspections Added to U.S. Security Associates' P3 (Prepare. Predict. Prevent.(SM)) Technology Platform
Endeavor Robotics, leading U.S. Ground Robotics Company, Hosts House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry
Key Congressional leader is most recent of a series of Congressional visits demonstrating the high level of Congressional interest in Endeavor Robotics cutting edge and battle proven technology.
Evan Ackerman for IEEE Spectrum: Today, Cobalt Robotics (a startup based in Palo Alto, Calif.) is announcing an autonomous mobile robot designed for indoor security applications that can “work alongside human guards to provide better security than people can do alone.” The key realization here is that security guards spend the vast majority of their time doing almost nothing, and even in a worst case scenario (like someone trying to break in, or a fire or other serious problem), their primary responsibility is making the right phone call as quickly as possible as opposed to dealing with the situation directly. Full article:
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