Science Fiction in the News Articles
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by Philip K. Dick

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Secom Robot X Security Guard Works For Less
   The Secom Robot X security guard, which can be controlled remotely or pre-programmed, will not be sold to customers; it will replace human security guards for half the cost.

First Chinese Security Guard Robot
   This security bot is able to avoid obstacles, follow a predesignated route and send images of trouble.

Banryu Guard Dragon Home Robot
   This great-looking quadruped robot walks like a dragon, sniffing the air and taking pictures.

'Brain Breathalyzer' For Astronauts
   Tiny brain scanner uses special technology to sense despondency, depression and mental fatigue in astronauts.

Thought-Screen Helmets A Classic American Craft
   Fashionable, practical and above all, home made. I also have some new materials to recommend.

T-34 Security Robot Throws Nets Spidey-Style
   This humble robot packs an unusual weapon - a net to cast over intruders.

Security Patrol Robot With ATV Base
   This all-terrain robotic security guard was created by students for autonomous premise surveillance.

Security Robots Mujiro And Ligurio
   These bots from the recent past have retractable 'capes' that conceal their helpful robotic arms.

Robotic Security Guard Waves You In
   This clever kiosk may be greeting you as you go into work one day. But only if you belong.

Robot Prison Guard From South Korea
   'They are helpers... not Terminators.'

Korean Robot Prison Guard Is Autonomous
   'Automatic relays clicked as the robot studied the identification clip.'

K5 Autonomous Data Machine The Future Of Mall Security
   ''Halt!' A robot guard appeared…'- Philip K. Dick, 1955.

Knightscope Robot Security Guards Ready
   'A robot guard appeared, streaking toward them across the field.'- Philip K. Dick, 1955.

Uber Hires Robot Security Guard
   'The robot studied the identification clip.' - Philip K. Dick, 1955. is devoted to the creative inventions of science fiction authors and movie makers. Look for the Science Fiction Invention Category that interests you, the Glossary of Science Fiction Inventions, the Timeline of Science Fiction Inventions, or see what's New.
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SpaceX Wants A Moonbase Alpha
re: L. Ron Hubbard

Vast Apartment Living Will Get Even More Vast
re: Louis Tucker

NASA Wants Self-Driving Or Remote-Controlled Vehicles For Lunar Astronauts
re: Stanley G. and Helen Weinbaum

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