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NYPD and MTA institute Knightscope test pilot


NYPD and MTA institute Knightscope security robot test pilot

September 25, 2023SSN Staff

NEW YORK – The New York City Police Department (NYPD) and Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) are vetting the robots from Knightscope as a possible security solution and crime deterrent. The Office of the Mayor of New York issued a press release discussing the institution of a pilot program for Knightscope’s K5 security robots following a two-week training period, after which the autonomous robots will have patrol duties in Manhattan’s subway stations between midnight...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Eric Adams, Knightscope, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), New York Police Department (NYPD), robot

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Guards 'n robots

July 13, 2016Martha Entwistle

Guard provider Universal Protection Service announced late last week that it will offer what it's calling robot "Machine as a Service" to its customers. I guess that's a new acronym for the security industry--RMaaS? It will use robots from Knightscope, based in Mountain View, Calif. RMaaS is available to Universal customers in Northern California now, and they'll be available in Southern California in September. Universal says it will roll out the program nationally in 2017. Want to check out the...

Knightscope, robot, Universal Protection Service

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