Friday July 6, 2007 3:18 pm
OFRO Plans to Keep Students Safe
DU Robo of South Korea is testing OFRO as a security guard at a Seoul middle school before offering it to the general public. Reported to be the first of its kind, the bot is designed to alert staff when it sees someone trying to seduce a student, the thought being that they will then send in a real human or scare the perp away via loudspeaker. With a camera and mic, the bot can be pre-programmed or manually controlled to take its 3 mph rounds. At a cost of $100,000.00 apiece, we think this is definitely a high end hall monitor which will surely make you think twice before telling it that you really don’t have that doctor’s pass after all.
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