As Sony and Nintendo launch their newest gaming devices in the United States, the buzz is deafening. Yet the products are difficult to compare: While Playstation 3 is aimed at hard-core gamers as the most powerful console ever released, the Wii is far less expensive and targeted at the masses. Watch our video interviews with gamers and industry insiders who are handicapping the race.
Is this a real RoboCop?
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.