Security bot isn't quite RoboCop--yet
Japan experiments with another robot
The "Reborg-Q," from Sohgo Security Services, is the latest evidence that Japan is moving toward a. We've already observed recent developments in that country's service industry, notably in and , but security is a significant leap toward full-fledged borgdom. (That's Sci-Fi 101.)
Thankfully, the Reborg-Q is fully operational only with human assistance. "When the robot encounters something suspicious, it alerts a computer in the security room and sends video. Human security guards view the video footage sent by the robot and determine how to respond," according to Pink Tentacle. We'll draw the line when they start to carry firearms.