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We've seen paintball guns destined for robot mounting, but darkback2 reckoned it was entirely more wicked to actually construct his own paintballing overlord from scratch. Apparently, Gepetto wasn't born to a be a killer (nor a lover, for that matter), but the idea of remotely controlling a securit...

March 7th 2008 at 4:40am 0 Comments
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Rufus Terrill's stocky handmade robot is more than your average drinking buddy -- in fact, the four-foot tall, 300-pound robotic security guard makes it his job to discourage vandals and vagabonds from marring the streets of Atlanta. The inventor is an engineer-turned-bar owner who got tired of dri...

February 27th 2008 at 6:55am 0 Comments
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It looks like the international fraternity of security robots could soon be about to welcome a new member, as a team of researchers from the Korea Institute of Science and Technology recently announced that its "Securo" bot has passed a test that had it navigating a one kilometer long course by all...

December 15th 2007 at 4:38am 0 Comments
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In a bit of a step down after serving as a security guard at last year's World Cup, the German-designed ORFO robot is now being put on what amounts to chaperon duty at a middle school in South Korea as part of a trial project, which could eventually see the robots keeping an eye on students across t...

June 1st 2007 at 2:44pm 0 Comments
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By the middle of December, expect to spot a new type of robo-cop at the AquaCity shopping mall in the Odaiba neighborhood of Tokyo. That's what Sohgo Security Services told a crowd on Monday when it debuted the Reborg-Q, its new security bot, which has four video cameras and will alert its human ma...

November 29th 2006 at 10:33am 0 Comments