Skip to comments.South Korea Unveils Robotic Prison Guards, Promises Futuristic Cavity Searches
Posted on 05/28/2012 4:26:01 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
South Korea unveils robotic prison guards, promises futuristic cavity searches
To round out their drug-sniffing clone dog army, South Korean authorities are now experimenting with robotic prison guards. Lest you think these cyber-wardens will be equipped with gatling guns in the style of Robocop's ED-209, know that this alarm-equipped bot has more in common with the Death Star's delivery droids.
Of course, the robots' responsibilities may expand as the technology improves. Explains Reuters of these security machines' potential uses:
The robot has been designed to patrol a prison autonomously, but an IPad will allow manual control as well. The next step, say designers, is a robot that conducts body searches although they admit, neither the technology nor the prison system is quite ready for a step that far into the future.
I can't even begin to divine how cold-metal cavity searches would work. The thought of Terminator bunk checks is so damn harrowing that there's a 75% chance I'm clocking out by lunchtime. You've won this round, reality.
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I'll be good ... I promise, I'll be good.
Cavity searches....I’ll bet Barney Frank has an order in for this one.
More coverage at:
“Forget RoboCop: Robo-guard Patrols Korean Prisons, Foresees Trouble”
“Robo-guard” on patrol in South Korean prison
RoboCops Now Guarding South Korean Prisons
Ping ... this is a possible job opportunity for you.
ping ... and stay out of South Korean lockdown facilities
robotic prison guards, promises futuristic cavity searches
Jane Fonda Barbarella 1968
Officer Steely Dan.
Looks like Stallone’s house robot from “Rocky IV”, the one Paulie had a crush on.
I hope they don’t call the control program Skynet...
Bend over, bend over
"YOU VILL FEEL A SLIGHT PINCH..."
Will you be changing your screen name to Bendover2?
Gadzooks! Only... if it is a female prison!
Whoa, Bendy! Here in Spain, we ask first... do you know where that finger has been?
Bend? Michael Caine in Spain is making sense for once... where has that finger been?
Mike, Duke! Do I have to explain... everything to you guys?
Bendy? Oh, Bendy? If you get the women's prison... can I have the men's?
Go ahead, Bender! Give Sulu... the inside track!
If the position is open for discussing... put my name in the pot--
I don't always know where my fingers has been, but when I do... I soak it in Dos Equis.
Well, I know where my finger has been... on the triggers of all those guns we let walk into Mexico to kill the 2nd Amendment--
Whoa! Did I say that... out loud?
You want fries... with that finger?
Now, Bendy, if we are talking women's prisons... we have a long discussion ahead of us.
Bendy, we vote... for you!
What's all the fuss? We had this... back in 1969--
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