Dubai launches real life robocop

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We have seen a rise in the use of robots in service industry jobs. We wrote about the first robotic hotel concierge in Sweden, and in Japan we covered a robotic airport assistant to point travellers in the right direction. Now, the United Arab Emirates police department has taken the technology further as it dispatches real robotic police officers to crowded,but generally safe public spaces such as malls. The robots have a touchscreen on their body,and a microphone connected to the Dubai Police call centers that civilians can use to report crimes and pay fines for traffic violations. They can…

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