Knightscope Delivers Incident Report On DC ‘Drowning’

Knightscope, Inc., developer of advanced autonomous physical security technologies focused on significantly enhancing US security operations, announced the results of its investigation regarding K5 MIN42 (aka “STEVE”) incident on July 17, 2017 at a Washington, DC, office building.

Knightscope K5 ‘Drowns’ In Fountain Mishap

On Monday, a Knightscope K5 security robot in Washington DC suffered a watery demise after falling into a fountain. The mishap was spotted by passers-by whose photos of the aftermath quickly went viral on social media. Onlookers at the office complex discovered a curious sight: the body of a security robot, floating face-down in a fountain. The Knightscope K5 autonomous security ground vehicle is able to “detect unusual activity and report it for humans to investigate,” according to the company’s website.