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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 as broad, expansive areas with multiple points of entry, campuses are often difficult to comprehensively […]

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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 March 2017, wind and solar energy passed 10 percent of the electricity produced in the […]

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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 owned innovator and key provider of security services to the utilities market, is joining their […]

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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 when an EF5 tornado swept through Joplin, Missouri, leaving devastation in its wake. Or this […]

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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 joint expansion plans. SMP will be joining RAD at RAD’s Orange County, California location and […]

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SMP S5 Security Robot showcases ability to guard, assist in medical triage support and surveillance capabilities Laguna Hills, Calif., June 9, 2017 — Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD), an innovator in artificial intelligence and robotics, and exclusive North American assembly partner for SMP Robotics, joined first responders, law enforcement, military, private sector experts and leading tech […]

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Canada is a leading country in the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI). The concept of deep learning was essentially developed in Canada, and Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD) is excited to become part of the Canadian fabric of the AI enabled community. One of the first applications of AI, according to the Information and Communications Technology […]

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In a recent column in the Wall Street Journal, “Robots will save the economy” the authors discuss the impact robots can have on our economy. Not only can robotics help enhance our economy, but they can help protect businesses by ensuring that they are using their people as a premium; that is, allowing humans to do jobs […]

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Critical infrastructure sites, corporate campuses and educational facilities all have one thing in common: wide, expansive spaces that require continuous protection. For many of these locations, security can be a challenge to achieve because of logistical, situational and cost reasons. Critical infrastructure sites, including utilities, are often found in remote locales that require protection 24/7. […]

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