Articles by Leo Hohmann

NFL stadium unleashes ‘robodog’ security robot armed with night vision and facial-recognition software: Stadium owners say ‘our fans just love it’

Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta recently welcomed the introduction of “Benzie the Dronedog,” a robot that has facial-recognition capabilities and will patrol the stadium to keep an eye on fans. Benzie will monitor 11 acres around the stadium, continuously uploading real-time video of everything and everyone he sees. He has night-vision capabilities, can read license-plates and sniff for explosives. But is he armed?