The Dubai police on 22 May 2017 officially inducted the world’s first operational robot police officer ‘Robocop’ into the force at the 4th Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC).The launch of the world’s first operational Robocop is a significant milestone for the United Arab Emirates’ vision to be a global leader in smart cities technology adoption. It can recognise human gestures and hand signals from 1.5 metres away, and can livestream video footage to police officers in the force’s command and control centre via an inbuilt camera.Its data can also be shared with the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority to help predict traffic tailbacks and bottlenecks.In other words, the robocop can tell when you are happy, sad or even smiling, and will itself respond accordingly “to put people at ease”.Dubai Police hopes to automate 25 per cent of its workforce by 2030, freeing up human officers to prioritise important tasks.
This is the official launch of our first Robocop Dubai Police director general of smart services. an aim to assist and help people in the malls or on the streets, the robocop is the latest smart addition to the force and has been designed to help us fight crime, keep the city safe and improve happiness levels.The newly-recruit robocop can speak in six different languages. Apart from being able to chat with people, the robocop can also shake your hand and offer a millitary salute.