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Robots are being used to deter homeless people from setting up camp in San Francisco

by Futures Centre, Jun 13
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A security robot is being used in San Francisco to deter homeless people from forming “tent cities”. The robot uses lasers, sensors and GPS to monitor the area, and alerts the authorities if it detects criminal activity. It is owned by the San Francisco SPCA, an animal advocacy and pet adoption group, who put it to work outside its facility.

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