Knightscope’s Security Robots to Enhance Campus Safety at the University of Nevada, Reno
By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, May 23, 2023 4:02 pm
NEVADA – Knightscope, a leading developer of security robots, has recently secured a new contract with the University of Nevada, Reno, to deploy their automated security bots across the campus. The agreement aims to bolster safety measures and provide continuous patrols using robotics and artificial intelligence.
The K5 Autonomous Security Robot (ASR) will play a crucial role in supporting the efforts of the University of Nevada Police Department-Northern Command. With its advanced technology and round-the-clock availability, the K5 ASR ensures constant surveillance and vigilance.
One of the key areas of focus for the security bots will be the parking garage near the student center. By patrolling this vital location, the robots will contribute to enhancing safety and providing a secure environment for students, faculty, and staff.
Eric James, Chief of Police with the University Police Department Northern Command, emphasized the commitment of law enforcement to create a safe campus environment. He stated, “We are excited to include Knightscope as a partner in our mission to support the Nevada System of Higher Education through proactive community involvement, service, protection, and trust.”
The integration of Knightscope’s security robots is a significant step towards proactive security measures and underscores the university’s dedication to ensuring the well-being of its students and faculty. With the deployment of advanced robotic technology, the University of Nevada, Reno aims to foster an environment conducive to higher education, where individuals can pursue their academic goals with peace of mind.
By embracing innovative solutions like Knightscope’s security robots, the University of Nevada, Reno continues to prioritize the safety and security of its campus community.
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