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City news, 30.09.2004 14:59

Robots to guard Russian museum in St. Petersburg

robot_guard Russian museum, which encompasses the biggest collection of native art in St. Petersburg, will be guarded by robots.

Museum-s management informed the press of their intention to purchase hi-tech security devices for $16 000 USD each.

The museum will be the first in the country with robots on guard. The devices which are 116 cm tall and with a diameter of 30 cm are equipped with two and half hundred sensors capable of detecting intruders, smoke and other alien activity on the territory.

These robots will drive around the museum at 4 km/hr during night time.

News source: newsfromrussia.com

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