Knightscope K5 promises enhanced policing capabilities, courts controversy.
Have we as a species learned nothing from Robocop?
A Silicon Valley company called Knightscope is currently testing a prototype robot designed to detect and monitor criminal activity, much the way a police officer or a security guard would.
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The Knightscope K5 is a five-foot-tall autonomous robot (one presumes that its resemblance to a Dalekis merely coincidental) that roams around your neighborhood, observing and gathering data and trying to predict where and when criminal activity will occur.