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Soon, robot canines might guard a station used by the US Space Force.
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Soon, robot canines might guard a station used by the US Space Force.

To automate time-consuming security operations at its Cape Canaveral spaceport, the U.S. Space Force staged a demonstration employing robot dogs, according to a military press release. Since robot dogs can complete activities without taking risks and are thus genuinely man's best friend, they have been proposed as substitutes for numerous mundane and extremely dangerous jobs. However, organizations like Ghost Robotics are seeking to develop military applications for the same technology, while businesses like Boston Dynamics have intended to employ them for emergency and civilian purposes. What tasks can robot dogs carry out? When the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was considering using these robot dogs to patrol the Southwest U.S. border, we reported on it earlier this year. Th...
A homemade robot dog is shown firing a rifle in a video. Do you need to worry?
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A homemade robot dog is shown firing a rifle in a video. Do you need to worry?

According to Vice, a video depicting a robot dog shooting rounds from a submachine gun strapped on its back has gone viral online, prompting questions about whether we are genuinely employing technology in this way. Spot from Boston Dynamics appears to be the neighborhood-friendly dog you can rely on when he strolls along a sidewalk or trots across a factory floor. The fact that the business is adamant about not utilizing its technology as a weapon also helps. But it doesn't take long for someone else to execute that thought, as seen in the video below below. According to the video, the two have been combined to create a guard and patrol dog. The Verge's social media analysis revealed that Atamanov, the owner of the video, has a passion for military hardware. He shared a picture of the...