Robot Security Guards are Coming

Discussion in 'HardForum Tech News' started by Terry Olaes, Nov 15, 2014.

  1. Terry Olaes

    Terry Olaes I Used to be the [H] News Guy

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    Since 2013, Knightscope has been designing, building, and testing the K5 robot that detects anomalous behavior and reports it back a remote monitoring center. The thing looks like a Dalek so that's not ominous at all. :eek:

     
  2. Galvin

    Galvin 2[H]4U

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    We're not that far away from attack robots.
     
  3. Greyryder

    Greyryder Limp Gawd

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    Am I the only one who finds that thing to be suspiciously Dalek shaped? :eek:
     
  4. DrBorg

    DrBorg Gawd

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    I'm knocking it over, just for giggles. :)
     
  5. SuicidalGoat

    SuicidalGoat [H]ard|Gawd

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    makes me think of Eternity Road by Jack DcDevitt
     
  6. toast0

    toast0 Gawd

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    I'll keep my anomalous behavior in the stairway, I guess.
     
  7. LuMiZoiD

    LuMiZoiD n00b

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    R2D2 really let himself go.
     
  8. P4B

    P4B Limp Gawd

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    foiled by a bed spread or can of paint
     
  9. Red Squirrel

    Red Squirrel [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Another "internet of things" that will get hacked. :p
     
  10. Ocellaris

    Ocellaris Ginger @le, an alcoholic's best friend.

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  11. Dan_D

    Dan_D [H]ard as it Gets

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    I had the same thought.
     
  12. Term-X

    Term-X 2[H]4U

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    Needs more ED-209.
     
  13. Knight_of_BAAWA

    Knight_of_BAAWA Gawd

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    Now we need the turrets from Portal/2.
     
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    viscountalpha 2[H]4U

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    Commander FAT 2[H]4U

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  16. CreepyUncleGoogle

    CreepyUncleGoogle [H]ardness Supreme

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    It doesn't have a toilet plunger so it fails at being a dalek.
     
  17. I was so thinking the same thing.
    :eek:
     
  18. oROEchimaru

    oROEchimaru [H]ardness Supreme

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    where is the doctor?
    DESTROY!!
    exterminate.

    glad we all thought this, but seriously its like they made a dalek what could go wrong.
     
  19. Creig

    Creig Gawd

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    ED-209: Please put down your weapon. You have 20 seconds to comply.
     
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  22. weebling1

    weebling1 2[H]4U

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    Very nice! I can't even see where the wings pop out to reveal the automatic weapons.