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Despite perimeter fences and other site barriers, intrusion into protected areas is not uncommon. When trespassing is detected in a protected area, the main task of security is to intercept the trespasser and to prevent him from committing any malicious acts. An effective solution to this challenge is the use of non-lethal weapons, for example, employing long-range, high-power acoustic devices. Some security robots are equipped with a long-range acoustic device for automatically preventing illegal activities without the need for the presence of a security officer in the area of intrusion.
Now, a robotics company bids to make life easier on robot-using security teams, by giving them a brand new ability-enhancing technology
A new artificial intelligence technology that gives security guard robots the ability to communicate and deploy jointly at the same patrol site was unveiled by SMP Robotics, a manufacturer of autonomous mobile robots.
The new technology provides an organization additional situational awareness and streamlined guarding on the robot-guarded site.
Swarm technology increases the security guard robot’s abilities to successfully patrol any given area, and enables a security operations center to coordinate the paths of multiple robots when they travel.
“We listened to our customers and made updates and improvements to the technology to add this feature, and we are excited it is coming to fruition,” said Leo Ryzhenko, CEO, SMP Robotics. “This new technology harnesses the power of our robotic security solution with new artificial intelligence, making the robot an even greater asset to a security team.”
The companies are working together closely to expand a comprehensive test track of the swarm technology to deploy in the coming months, according to roboticstomorrow.com.
According to the company website, these robots can be deployed at various sites that need around-the-clock security, and swarming technology would benefit their guarding abilities.
These sites include:
- Electrical power plants and solar farms
- Oil and gas facilities, refineries, and chemical plants
- Physical security of critical infrastructure
- Mining site security systems
- Construction and building site security
- Warehouses and parking lots
- Empty-property security
Also, this technology has several key features, including:
- Swarm Intelligence for the reliable group patrolling of large areas
- Obstacle Avoidance and anti-collision system
- Self-Diagnostic Systems
- Panic button and two way audio intercom
- Remote robot monitoring systems 24/7
- Fully autonomous patrolling
- Deep Learning for human recognition in the cameras’ observation range
- Intelligent Security: recognition of staff members by uniforms
- Cloud Data integration