Whoever Rock in Rio 2022, between September 2 and 11, a technological security innovation must be seen: a robot dog. Although it looks like it’s straight out of an episode of the Black Mirror series, Yellow, as it’s called, will make the rounds of the event to analyze the environment and suspicious events with the help of artificial intelligence.
Data transfer to human guards is done in real-time, via 5Gand will be managed by SegurPro who is responsible for the security of the event.
It is estimated that there are a total of 700 thousand people in the city of Rock. With so many people, safety is a major concern. Assistant has already participated in major events in Europe such as Mutua Madrid Open and Rock in Rio Lisboa.
The robotic four-legged security guard is in fact Spot, da Boston Dynamics, customized by security company SegurPro. It has temperature sensors that allow it to avoid fire and even expose itself to save human life. Thanks to its artificial intelligence technology, the GenzAI platform uses it to detect suspicious elements and alert surveillance agents.
It can roam autonomously in public presence, either on night patrols – or where it takes care of its tasks automatically – or with human surveillance. At the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament, the robot dog even acted as a special security guard, accompanying the players during their training and matches.
The robot dog system can detect the presence of noxious gases in the space and other conditions that could put visitors at risk. Data transmission takes place in real-time via 5G – an ultra-fast wireless connection – to a monitoring center located within the city of Rock.
Rio 2022 Rock’s Control Center (CCO) is a dedicated space for monitoring, where there are 20 people between IT professionals, the police force and firefighters. Overall, SegurPro is the official company responsible for the Rock in Rio 2022 security team.
Apart from the robot dog, the structure will have 2,000 human agents and 25 drivers with trained sniffer dogs. 130 cameras will be installed – one thermal – two on both nights Drones Automated. To complete, there will be 30 bodycams (corporate cameras). Face recognition.
Robot dog on social media
Impact of innovation Social networks Last week attracted attention.
Many netizens also compared the Rock in Rio 2022 security dog to the evil robot from Black Mirror – a series that features dystopian societies in its scripts. The robotic and intelligent villain appears in episode 5 of the Netflix production’s fourth season.
A netizen commented on her Twitter post: “Selling my ticket to Rock in Rio. Reason: My biggest fear since s4e5 of Black Mirror is this robot dog”. The fun doesn’t stop there.
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