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Police robots keep malfunctioning, with mishaps ranging from running over a toddler’s foot to ignoring people in distress
As companies have begun to experiment with security robots, the robots have repeatedly hit obstacles — or, in some cases, fallen into them.
A security robot has been put to work in San Francisco in an attempt to deter homeless people from forming tent cities along the sidewalks.
One of Knightscope's K5 security robots ended up marooned in a fountain while out on patrol.
Knightscope makes autonomous, crime-fighting robots that patrol malls, sports arenas, and corporate campuses for tech giants like Microsoft and Uber.
An allegedly drunk engineer knocked down a 300-pound robot in Silicon Valley, police said. More details inside: