posted Aug 17, 2000

Bangkok Post Aug 17, 2000 - Armed roboguard world's first Misc.8/17/2000; 12:50:55 PM 'The world's first armed robot security guard that can open fire on intruders while controlled through the Internet was unveiled in Bangkok yesterday.''"The robot is equipped with a camera and sensors that track movement and heat. It is armed with a pistol that can be programmed to shoot automatically or wait for a fire order delivered with a password from anywhere through the Internet," [Asst Prof Pitikhet Suraksa] said.'Boy, it'd be fun to hack one of these... I'm not sure you want to put digital firearms on the chaos that is the 'net... hmmm... there's no QBullet "evil smiley"...


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