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By KATHERINE BLUNT
Houston Chronicle 

Robot adds to security in Houston's posh River Oaks District

 

August 24, 2017



HOUSTON (AP) — The security robot stopped in front of its boss, who had blocked its path in the parking garage of the swanky River Oaks District.

The Houston Chronicle reports the egg-shaped patroller spun slowly on its wheels, scanning for a way to skirt its human counterpart without barging past. The boss matched its movements. A deep voice emerged from within its polished white shell.

"Excuse me," it said.

It then scooted away, whistling a tune.

"It's pretty patient," said Matt Hare, an account manager for Allied Universal, the company that monitors the high-end shopping center on West...



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