11.03.2013

In St. Petersburg will scout robot 

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He will fight against terrorism

 

What previously seemed only a fantasy, a reality. The safety of the streets will follow the robot. St. Petersburg officials are considering to buy iron assistant for the FSB to help those in the fight against terrorism.

 

The initiative belongs to the officials of the committee on law, order and security. They offered to purchase some equipment for the “improvement of technical equipment of anti-terrorist units.” Among the purchases – “intelligence system based on mobile robot throw.” This officials suggest to allocate the budget of 1.25 million rubles.

 

If the proposal is approved by the Governor Georgy Poltavchenko, who now oversees the committee, the Smolny buy a robotic scout on tracks. Presumably it will be small, less than a meter, a car with a camera on the roof.

 

In principle, such robots already exist in nature

 

According to the press service of the Russian Federal Security Service in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region, now robots scouts use of special forces of the security.

 

- This is a modern, future technology with a wide range of options, which is and our special forces – said the spokesperson of the Federal Security Service of St. Petersburg and the region, Dmitry Kochetkov. – As we have explained the specialists, it is a compact remote-controlled systems to operators via a secure communication channel “image” and sound. This “machine” can imperceptibly explore, for example, approaches to the room occupied by the terrorists, providing operational headquarters of the necessary information for the preparation of the assault. In this case, the operator itself is safe – he need not come into direct contact with the criminals. The first remote-controlled robots for service engineers took special services, and to date the account of these remarkable machines than one hundred cleared explosive devices.

 

Following in the arsenal of security forces there were so-called “drones” – remote-controlled aircraft used for reconnaissance and surveillance, and for launching pinpoint air strikes on the enemy.

 

- Scope of robotics to law enforcement and military – is not new – said technical director “Teledroyd” (developer of robots). – Usually, they are the regular customers of technical developments. For example, we now have in the country are used underwater robots to help pump out of the sunken tanker spilled oil.

 

As for breakthroughs in robotics, here the experts call the invention of electric skin, which could well come in handy, especially the disabled.

 

-This skin allows the robot to feel the object, its texture, durability, even cool – said Aksenov. – All thanks to her implanted sensors. This can be used to arm that used by people who do not have legs.

 

That other

 

Now, while in our country, in general, will present the robots, which are a symbiosis of human thinking and abilities of the body robots. The so-called robot avatars.

 

Wiped her nose all in this regard Perm. It was there in 2007 there was a first in the country patrol robot. The so-called R.bot. This yaytsepodobny unit patrolling the streets of the city and captures all seen on camera. This robot invented Moscow scientists. Over their child, they pored two years, only to himself unit spent ten thousand dollars. In St. Petersburg, his kinsman – Rbot working in schools Vasilievsky Island. There he learns about the children, who are unable to attend school due to illness. He also Remotely. Baby just goes on the Internet, is connected to the robot via a special website and is present in the body in the classroom.

 

But St. Petersburg officials ahead of the Americans. Only the first of October, U.S. researchers said they are developing a robot-cop. True, scientists from the Florida International University decided nevertheless to give RoboCop human species. This model will resemble the hero of the movie “Robocop.” But this robot is remote-controlled. That is, they will manage the disabled person – a former police officer. Scientists said that the robot should be fairly formidable form to inspire respect for people, but at the same time, do not induce a sense of rejection. But with its functional characteristics is clear. It is assumed that the robot is able to perform all the duties which now perform regular police.

 

And enterprising Chinese police robots are already using. This spring, they put robots RoboCop-am on the streets of Kunming. Two-meter guards covered with dark armor equipped with the built-in camera. The only disadvantage of these robots – their stillness. They are such things fixed observation point, which is transmitted to the nearest police station image from the camera hidden under a visor, a robot. And those already in place, if they see a violation. However, they will not only passively observe the life of the city. With the red button located in their navel, anyone who needs help can call the police. They say that now the crime rate in the area where the robots fell by 68.8 percent.

 

Where did Robocop

 

First robot cop showed us to the movies. Feed American director Paul Verhoeven’s “Robocop” was released in 1987. The film grossed over $ 54 million (a huge sum at the time) and resulted in two sequels, television series, and electronic games.

 

In the story, after the death of one of the best police officers, doctors experimenters save this invincible cyborg RoboCop. He subsequently alone struggling with a gang of criminals.

 

Now, by the way, the Americans shoot a remake of the film in Toronto.

 

Source: http://spb.kp.ru/online/news/1262327/