Robocop has arrived in Dubai!
- Publish Date
- Friday, 2 June 2017, 7:05PM
Dubai has unveiled what it says is the world's first autonomous police robot that will help identify wanted criminals and collect evidence, in a programme to replace human crime-fighters with machines.
Wearing a police cap and moving on wheels, the robot features a computer touch-screen on its chest that can be used to report a crime or inquire about speeding tickets.
If the "Robocop" experiment is successful, Dubai Police says it wants the robots – who are unarmed - to make up 25 percent of its patrolling force by 2030.
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