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Robocop, the crime-busting android starts work in Dubai

Robocop is now stomping through the streets of Dubai, with the protection of the citizens and maintaining law and order in the united arab emirates is the most famous Emirate.

The robot officer went on duty on Tuesday and would be the first of many to start working for the Dubai Police.

Shown offthis week at the Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference, the new employeeis considered as an achievement due to the police hat high on her head. It is in a not-too-imposing of 1.5 meters, weighs 220 pounds (100 kg), and features a touchscreen display on the trunk that can be used for the reporting of crimes, and even pay fines for things like traffic violations.

The crime-busting android moves around on wheels, can speak six languages and has the ability to detect a person’s emotions and facial expressions, and respond accordingly, local media reported. That sounds very similar to SoftBank’s Pepper robot, but the latest addition to Dubai police unitis actually the work of Spain-based PAL Robotics with a number of skills added by Google and also IBM with its Watson AI system.

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Via Khaleej Times

PAL Roboticsdescribes his creation as a “full-size humanoid service robot” that can navigate autonomously or be controlled remotely. It can function for eight hours on a single charge and a battery “hot-swap”, which means that if the hunt aftera suspect to the end of a shift, the battery can be changed mid-chase, without wasting time off. Or something like that.

In a comment on his latest recruit, a spokesperson of the Dubai Police said, “With the aim to help and assist people in the malls or on the streets, Robocop is the latest smart addition to the operation and is designed to help us fight crime, the city is safe, and improve happiness levels.”

Although we can’t imagine Robocop in its current form it sort of a bar brawl, solving a complex fraud, or rescuing a cat from a tree, it may prove effective for the receiving of crime, and the giving of instructions, and thanks to that hat the presentation of an air of authority and where it goes. And as the technology develops it will be in a positionto take on an increasing number of responsibilities.

If the law enforcement robot turns out to be successful, Dubai wants to become more of them to make up 25 percent of the policemen in 2030. It even has plans for the construction of the ‘world’s first ‘smart police station” with zero human employees. In a city very well known for his bizarre projects, who say that they are not achieving.

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