Incident 68: Security Robot Drowns Itself in a Fountain
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A robot at an office building in Washington, DC ran itself into a water fountain. The robot, named Knightscope K5, was developed as a security robot that uses facial recognition and a variety of sensors to detect criminals. The reasons the robot fell into the fountain are unclear.
A Knightscope K5 security robot ran itself into a water fountain in Washington, DC.
Harm to physical property
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The robot developed by the start-up contains autonomous driving and facial recognition abilities
Sector of Deployment
Administrative and support service activities
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Perception, Cognition, Action
Facial recognition, environmental sensing
autonomous driving, self-driving vehicle
Knightscope, Knightscope K5, Mountain View, Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), Stanford Shopping Center
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