India's on duty Humanoid Sub-inspector : KP-Bot !!

   India has put a step forward in the field of Artificial Intelligence by welcoming a humanoid Robo-Cop in Kerala Police Headquarters. This is India's first Police Robot which is named 'KP-Bot'. It is designated as a 'Sub-inspector'. Kerala will be the first police department in th country to have a Robo-Cop.
   Kerala's honorable Chief Minister Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the humanoid Police cop on Tuesday, February 19 2019, at the Kerela police headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram. CM welcomed the Robo-Cop with a salute    

        "Women empowerment and gender equality were kept in mind while deciding on the gender of the first robot. Also, the fact that most front office jobs are managed by women was considered," said Director general of police DGP Loknath Behra.
 
    KP-Bot is designed with feminine features. She is dressed in Khaki Uniform with a black bindi on her forehead. She has the responsibilities of receiving the visitors and assisting them in guiding through the way to reach different departments in the headquarters. She can also fix the appointment with the officers. She is able to recognize and identify the higher officials and greet them with a salute. She is also able to connect the video call to the officials when and where needed. She can also record the visitors complaints. Soon she will get an update for facial recognition and explosives and bomb detection.

    Robo-Cop is designed by Asimov Robotics Pvt. Ltd. which is a Kochi based startup together with Kerela Police’s technical Research & Development Sector Cyberdome.

    Prior to KP-Bot, a robot named Rodio has been inducted as a traffic police in Pune, Maharashtra. This bot is capable of instructing people about the traffic rules and alerting them regarding any breaking of the traffic rules. It has 16-inch LED display to show traffic rules like wear the helmets, don't cross the road, etc.

    Apart from India, other countries are also using humanoid cops for traffic control. These countries include China, Japan, America, Dubai, etc. Dubai was the World's first country to induct humanoid robotic cop.

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