Tomorrow's Cities: Dubai and China roll out urban robots



It is a terrifying vision of the future - a robot police officer with dark eyes and no discernible mouth that can identify criminals and collect evidence.
The robocop, complete with police hat to give it that eerie uncanny valley feel, was shown off outside the world's tallest tower, Burj Khalifa, in Dubai, last June.
But since then what has it done? And is Dubai's love affair with robotics any more than just PR for a country desperate to be at the cutting edge of technology?
PAL Robotics, the company behind the robot, threw some light on its duties, which seemed more tourist guide than... read more

 
10 June 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 124
Source: BBC
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