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...