The Making of a Physical Security Influencer: Steve Reinharz

Influence in the security world can mean a lot of things: a focus on the growth and prosperity of the industry, the contribution of true thought leadership, subject matter expertise, and the ability to look to the future of the...

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Robotic Assistance Devices Announces Merger to Expand Market Position

Laguna Hills, Calif., August 31, 2017 — Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD), the north American master distributor for SMP featuring exclusive power and other special technology, and a North American distributor for SMP Robotics, today announced its acquisition by On the...

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Robotic Assistance Devices Announces Strategic Partnership with Romeo Power

Laguna Hills, Calif., August 24, 2017 -- Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD) has entered into an agreement with Romeo Power to outfit the SMP Robotics S5 Security Guard Robot with Romeo's lithium-ion battery packs. RAD will exclusively use Romeo’s power solution...

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Learning a Lesson: How Robots Bring Security to Educational Facilities

Educational campuses are designed to help students expand upon their intellectual capabilities to drive tomorrow’s research and leadership efforts, but these open environments are increasingly becoming targets of evolving physical threats. Recent high-profile incidents only further emphasize these dangers, but...

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SourceSecurity: Uncovering the real value of security robots

Robots have been in the spotlight lately, as tycoons like Elon Musk discuss the perils of automation and artificial intelligence (AI), and roving robots meet their watery demise. These recent events have unmasked a particularly interesting topic: The value of...

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Securing Energy Sites with Robotics

It's no secret that clean, renewable energy has become a prominent resource in today's world and is continuing to grow and outpace fossil fuels. The year 2016 was the highest year ever for new renewable energy capacity additions, and, in...

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Robotic Assistance Devices Adds Clear-Cloud Solutions as Dealer

Laguna Hills, Calif., July 5, 2017 — Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD), an innovator in artificial intelligence and robotics, and the North American master distributor, assembly and technology partner for SMP Robotics, has announced that Clear-Cloud Solutions (CCS), a Native American...

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VIDEO: RAD Demonstrates at Verizon Event

When communities are faced with natural disasters, it usually isn't anything they see coming. Fires, flooding, severe weather, earthquakes or active shooter situations can all be devastating and leave little time to prepare a response. Many of us remember 2011...

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SMP & RAD Continue Joint Expansion

More and more, the security marketplace in the U.S. and Canada continue to see robotic security guards as an asset to augment security forces. Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD) and SMP Robotics are capitalizing on this growing market by announcing significant...

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