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Monitoring Matters

Batteries Not Included

September 21, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

When you clicked on this blog today you probably thought I was going to talk about data breaches or cyberattacks, but the jokes on you. That’s right, I refuse to beat that dead horse another week, the cyber-meltdown is taking time off. I’m talking about robots. Well artificial intelligence, drones, and robots to be precise! The next big thing in the security industry, allegedly. It’s hard not to see it everywhere with A.I. and machine learning algorithms built into data protection...

A.I., ADT, Amazon, Drones, Jobs Sector, Robots


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Suppliers

Cobalt Robotics secures $35M

August 14, 2019Paul Ragusa

SAN MATEO, Calif.— Cobalt Robotics, a physical security service provider that builds indoor autonomous robots, announced that it has raised $35 million in Series B financing led by global technology investment firm, Coatue.“Our newest round of funding enables Cobalt to expand our footprint in new geographic locations and provide robots to more customers throughout the United States,” Cobalt CEO Dr. Travis Deyle told Security Systems News. “Our business model is designed to...

Cobalt Robotics, Dr. Travis Deyle, Robots


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Monitoring Matters

SIA launches new robot-focused working group

December 6, 2017Spencer Ives

The Security Industry Association on Dec. 1 announced its new Autonomous Security Robots Working Group, appointing Mark McCourt as the group's chair. McCourt talked withSecurity Systems Newsabout the group's formation and core focuses. McCourt said that he's been working on the group since September. “We thought about getting out in front of this topic by taking the robotics, the drone, the anti-drone [or] drone defense, underwater unmanned vehicles, that section of the market that serves...

Mark McCourt, Robots, SIA


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General News

Drones and robots are headed to ISC West 2017

March 15, 2017Spencer Ives

LAS VEGAS—Drones and robots will have a notable presence at ISC West 2017 with the show's inaugural Unmanned Security Expo @ ISC West.Incorporating this new technology fits ISC West's development. “This is part of our regular process here at ISC. We always look at the show as a constantly evolving entity. We never want to deliver the exact same event year after year. We want to constantly be on the forefront with new technology and really reflecting the future of the industry,”...

Drones, ISC West, Robots, Sherida Sessa


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General News

Allied Universal helps secure ASIS conference

September 14, 2016Paul Ragusa

ORLANDO—Attendees at ASIS International's 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits here, Sept. 12-15, were able to see first-hand Allied Universal's new robots in action, as they were part of the overall physical security provided for the conference by the facility services and security company.Allied Universal, which partnered with Dan Taylor & Associates, LLC to provide security for the conference, said the combination of its security professionals with its new “Machines as a Service”...

Allied Universal, ASIS, Dan Taylor & Associates, Robots, Steve Jones, Ty Richmond


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