Apple isn't at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2009 along with the rest of the mobile phone industry, but that's not stopping senior executives from the rest of the mobile market from taking potshots. We caught up with CNET News' Maggie Reardon, who is at GSMA in Barcelona, to find out about this and the rest of the top news at this big annual tech conclave. Listen now: Download today's podcast
The K5 robot, developed by Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Knightscope, is designed to be a surveillance robot for law enforcement, private security firms, schools and anything else looking for an extra set of eyes and ears on the ground. The 5-foot, 300-pound robot can roam autonomously, sending back real time data about an area with technology that does facial recognition, lidar mapping and 360-degree video. CNET's Kara Tsuboi got a closer look at what makes the K5 robot tick.