Knightscope Security Robots – First Look

Knightscope, a security startup that deploys 400-pound autonomous robots in office campuses, sports venues, and more, is expanding nationwide. It’s inking deals with mall operators and software firms like Microsoft.



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41 thoughts on “Knightscope Security Robots – First Look

  • July 21, 2017 at 8:26 pm

    It bloody well drowned itself …. Technocrats will rule the world but they need more brainpower than you have…

  • July 24, 2017 at 12:18 am

    This is not security it's big brother's little brothers.

  • July 27, 2017 at 4:56 am

    DC Office building got one of these. It drowned itself in the fountain. seriously, it committed robosuicide . look it up

  • August 7, 2017 at 10:47 am

    If this shows up in the malls or sports venues that I go to will be the day that I quit going there.

  • August 29, 2017 at 12:41 pm

    I would just feel an overwhelming urge to push one of these fat ass things over on its side.

  • August 29, 2017 at 1:10 pm

    We have have also been hearing about Proactiv for a while now…. you should check that out buddy

  • October 5, 2017 at 3:11 pm

    Who's in charge of the project? I want to know who to look for when I come back from the future…

  • December 13, 2017 at 6:45 pm

    Isn't it ironic that the same people who would refuse to have a dollar a month added to their taxes to fund mental health and social systems to take care of destitute, homeless, and desperate street criminals – instead, would rather rent these for $7 / Hr as a "fix" to drive-away this population of needy, unfortunate souls. Thanks to Ronald Reagan administration dismantling these efficiently-run public health institutions, we now spend more mismanaging destitute by pulling law-enforcement resources away from more important tasks, arresting, driving them back to shelters or family, cleaning-up tent towns, etc. Stupid society? That's the U.S. And the heartless, hateful capitalists that would rather spend more doing it this way, than the smarter, more-economical way (than the socialist countries with less capital resources than us)…that's also us. Or should I say U.S…the land of the stupid wealthy. Wow, these people at Knightscope are some of those geniuses that haven't got a clue when it comes to social responsibility, or empathy for your fellow man. I wonder how they police their own employees in the workplace or their off-time?

  • December 13, 2017 at 6:47 pm

    As a security guard I say "W.T.F" clients already go for the cheapest option so $6 an hour that's a job gone but only for a short time as this looks overall to be useless.

  • December 16, 2017 at 10:18 am

    This is so worng. If you see one just slap a big ol' magnet to this bugger and see if it starts singing show tunes.

  • December 17, 2017 at 7:09 pm

    Throw a mylar bag over top of them

  • December 28, 2017 at 12:45 am

    They should have these robots follow them everywhere while WE watch. If they have nothing to hide why not?

  • January 27, 2018 at 12:14 am

    Cant wait till some one backs into one of those and crushes the fk out of it and bills the damage to the city insurance.

  • February 25, 2018 at 5:45 pm

    So gay just put sheet on it and knock it down

  • March 29, 2018 at 6:28 pm

    I would like to know how long one of these robots would last in Liverpool city centre on a Saturday night,or even better with a Transit van full of pikeys ,these machines must be worth a fortune in scrap metal.

  • April 3, 2018 at 10:49 pm

    Many people joking about how they don’t do shit, all security needs to do is observe and report, there is to many liability reasons so mall cops wouldn’t tackle or physically assault a criminal anyway.
    These robots are Atleast half as effective as a human security since this technology is fairly new, but much cheaper in the long run.

  • April 10, 2018 at 1:19 am

    Looks like something out of a sci fi stealth game like deus ex. It needs a minigun.

  • April 10, 2018 at 11:24 pm

    can you hack it and make it say "EXTERMINATE!" to everybody?

  • July 24, 2018 at 6:35 am

    1:08 No the actual problem is that you still allow people to buy themselfes guns to shoot them asses down!! WTF is happening in America this is so fucked up your government is the beginning of the end!

  • October 5, 2018 at 1:07 am

    Who remembers Daleks from Dr. Who? This is Dalek 2.0

  • October 18, 2018 at 2:16 pm

    This is so stupid! Investors should prepare to write off their money. A security robot that can’t go up stairs?! And Bill Santana’s track record as a tech CEO is abysmal.

  • November 15, 2018 at 4:48 pm

    can it walk up stairs?, run after you, give tickets? Shoot lazers like a Daleak from Doctor Who

  • November 18, 2018 at 5:27 am

    I ran over a kid, so I committed suicide.

    So sad.

  • March 5, 2019 at 12:05 pm

    Cheap caster spotted on the back. They get full of human hair and strings from office envelopes.

  • April 23, 2019 at 2:07 am

    What's more likely to kill someone?:

    -Robot trips somebody by running into them
    -Human trips another human because the other person wasn't in their line of sight

    Obviously the second choice would be more likely to kill someone, especially children.

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