Artificial intelligence and a Pixar movie look for a next-generation digital guardian.
Although the world of cinema has shown us impressive robots, in real life few devices that can be classified as robots have managed to make a place in our lives, unless we include devices such as robot vacuum cleaners or robot lawnmowers. However, a new company wants to enhance the autonomous and robotic surveillance.
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The Ascent companyas you can read in the publication that we leave you below these lines, have recently managed to obtain a round of financing for a value of 4 million eurowhich will be used to publicize his most recent work: the robot Ascent Guard.
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We are facing a robot that seeks to be part of the ‘next generation of security’as described in the official website. And it is that he autonomous robot is capable of performing numerous tasksamong which are:
- Control the license plates of the cars that are in your area of operation
- Scan the environment to detect thermal anomalies.
- Find out doors and windows.
- Check if the fences that protect the company have been compromised.
- Record the lights that are lit in the facilities.
If you have taken a look at the video that accompanied the company’s publication, you will have observed how fluid the robot’s movements are, in addition to its ability to move forward. any type of terrain and, furthermore, the possibility of recover from falls involuntary in a quick and effective manner. Additionally, the robot can operate in any weather conditionssomething essential if used outdoors.
By the way, the company ensures that its movements are really precise thanks to the artificial intelligence integration and that is capable of operate uninterruptedly during 4 hours, without having to take it to its charging station, since it is capable of going there itself to be operational again as soon as possible. Alessandro Morra, CEO of Acento, states in the half Popsci that:
Lack of labor implies a lack of qualified personnel to carry out work that includes long shifts, at antisocial hours and in bad weather. The traditional approach is to use people or cameras. The Ascento Guard provides the best of both worlds.