Security robot runs away at shopping center and injures an infant

An accident occurred in the United States in which an unmanned security robot, which should be deployed in preparation for an unexpected event at a shopping center, caused an unexplained runaway and inflicted an injury for a 1 year and 4 month old child .

Parents upset after Stanford Shopping Center security robot injures child |

The accident happened at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, California. The guard robot that caused the accident is reflected in the following picture. It has a round conical shape like the tip of the rocket.

The guard robot is 5 ft high (about 152 cm) in height and weighs 300 pounds (about 136 kg), which is much higher in height and weight than children.

The robot has caused an accident that collides with Harwin Cheng of 1 year old and 4 months on 7th July 2016. Mother Tiffany Teng said, "The robot hit the son's head, his son fell down from the face to the ground, the robot approached his son without stopping," he tells the situation at the time of the accident.

Then Cheng said that the robot was pulled with his right leg and the instep of his feet swollen. Fortunately the bones are not broken.

Also, Cheng said that he also had scratches on the back of his legs. Teng says, "My son rarely does not cry, but when I hit a robot I cried and cried."

This security robot is a security development company in Silicon ValleyKnightscopeIt is made by Stanford · Shopping Center that we have introduced security robots from 2015. In "Uber" of online car distribution service,Patrol a fixed place instead of security guardsI am using the same type robot.

It is designed to send warnings to administrators when they have cameras on the front, discover danger such as abnormal sounds, sudden changes in the environment, criminals on the blacklist, etc.

It is like this.

Cheng's parents told parents who have children, "I am worried about asking that a similar accident happened a few days ago from a security guard at a shopping center and the child was injured" I call on my child not to bring it close to a security robot.

in Hardware, Posted by darkhorse_log