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The packbots are coming: Boosting security at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Journal Article


Abstract


  • © 2014 IEEE. High-tech robots called packbots [1] will be unleashed during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil to help boost security and examine suspicious objects [2]. The Brazilian government purportedly spent US$7.2 million to buy 30 military-grade robots from the designer iRobot that will police the stadiums throughout Brazil's 12 host cities during soccer matches [3].

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Michael, K. & Michael, M. G. (2014). The packbots are coming: Boosting security at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, 3 (3), 59-61.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84930064196

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 59

End Page


  • 61

Volume


  • 3

Issue


  • 3

Abstract


  • © 2014 IEEE. High-tech robots called packbots [1] will be unleashed during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil to help boost security and examine suspicious objects [2]. The Brazilian government purportedly spent US$7.2 million to buy 30 military-grade robots from the designer iRobot that will police the stadiums throughout Brazil's 12 host cities during soccer matches [3].

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Michael, K. & Michael, M. G. (2014). The packbots are coming: Boosting security at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, 3 (3), 59-61.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84930064196

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 59

End Page


  • 61

Volume


  • 3

Issue


  • 3