Incident 134: Robot in Chinese Shopping Mall Fell off the Escalator, Knocking down Passengers

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Hall, Patrick. (2020-12-25) Incident Number 134. in McGregor, S. (ed.) Artificial Intelligence Incident Database. Responsible AI Collaborative.

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2020-12-25
Sean McGregor, Khoa Lam

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(Translated from Chinese by Google Translate)

On December 25, a shopping guide robot in Fuzhou Zhongfang Marlboro Mall fell off the escalator and knocked over passengers. On the 27th, it was learned that the robot had been suspended. The person in charge of the mall stated that the accident was not operated by humans. The robot walked to the escalator by itself. The robot company will analyze the cause of the accident. The two guests who were hit are not affected.

Shopping mall robot fell off the escalator and knocked down passengers

[#Shopping mall robot fell off the escalator and knocked down the passengers#Shopping mall: The robot company is analyzing the dissection] On December 25, the shopping guide robot in the Fuzhou Zhongfang Wanbao City mall fell off the escalator and knocked over the passengers. On the 27th, I learned that the robot has been suspended. The person in charge of the shopping mall said that the accident was not operated by humans. The robot walked to the escalator by itself. The robot company will analyze the cause of the accident. The two guests who were hit were not seriously injured. Weibo video of emergency call Collapse

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