This self-driving patrol robot is being used to detect danger and alert police on Seoul’s streets

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In a narrow alley in Seoul, South Korea, a drunken man has fallen asleep on the pavement. A robot on wheels slowly approaches him and tries to wake him up. “Sir, it’s dangerous if you sleep here. Let me help you get home safely,” says the robot. Shortly after, a police car arrives, lights flashing, and two officers drive the man away. The patrol robot, called “Goalie,” is South Korea’s first urban patrol robot. It’s designed to keep people safe on the streets, day and night, by communicating remotely with a control centre and alerting people to danger. New robots patrolling for ‘anti-social be…

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