With technology evolution comes change, especially in industries where jobs currently done by humans could almost entirely be done by robots—and there may be a lot of those kinds of industries. Competition in the job market is getting serious, and this is obvious in the security sector as businesses are extended the opportunity to replace security guards and mall cops with products like Knightscope’s Autonomous Data Machines—full-time security guards that work more efficiently and response more rapidly.
The ADM’s are designed to perform most of the tasks human security guards can do. They can navigate around people and objects (indoor and outdoor) and, over time, will be able to see, feel, hear and smell as they become accustomed to an area. One immediate advantage of a non-human presence is availability; ADMs provide 24/7 patrolling and monitoring.