Real Robocop Will Serve in Dubai

Real Robocop Will Serve in Dubai
Still remember the Robocop movie telling the story of a robot police eradicate crime in the streets? While this is just fiction, similar technology will be adopted by Dubai.

The capital of the United Arab Emirates is reported to be assigning a police robot to deal with crime on the streets. Quoted from the Daily Mail, robot with a height of about 1.6 meters it will serve to receive criminal reports from the public, including traffic ticket affairs.

Although only early, local regulators are already planning to empower the robot as part of the police. In fact, the number of robots serving in the police is planned to reach 25 percent of all members.

"The launch of the world's first Robocop operations is a milestone for the United Arab Emirates while realizing Dubai's vision as a global leader in technology adoption for smart cities," said Brigadier General Khalid Nasser Al Razzouqi, Director General of Smart Services in Dubai.

This police robot will be equipped with the ability to scan the face from a distance of 20 meters. In addition, there is also a touch screen on the chest that people can use to report a crime.

The robot also has a microphone that connects directly to the Dubai police service center. As for the contributing parties in the development of this police robot is Watson, supercomputers from IBM and Google.

For information, the prototype of this robot was first exhibited during the GITEX title at Dubai World Center in October 2016. At that time, the robot was developed to help tourists on the streets and shopping centers of Dubai.