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Autonomous robot coming to San Antonio International Airport

Autonomous robot coming to San Antonio International Airport


An autonomous security robot that has drawn criticism in other cities is getting a test run at San Antonio International Airport.

San Antonio City Council on Thursday approved a 12-month contract with Knightscope Inc. for a robot service tasked with responding to security alarms at improperly opened doors.

The California-based company recently had a pilot program in New York City’s subway system cut short after officers had to be assigned to chaperone the 400-pound device, which was supposed to help monitor for crime. Several years ago one ran over a toddler in a California mall.





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