MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Knightscope, Inc., a developer of advanced physical security technologies utilizing fully autonomous robots focused on enhancing U.S. security operations, announced today it won 2nd place in the Power of Passengers Challenge along with a $20,000 prize.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), wants to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of its security efforts, as well as improve passenger security screening experience by leveraging innovative approaches and technologies. Of particular interest to the agency are approaches that provide insight into situational and/or operational awareness, security screenings, passenger arrivals, international arrival transfers, and COVID-19 recovery. The TSA employs over 50,000 transportation security officers.
"Knightscope's Autonomous Security Robots (ASRs) are patrolling across the country 24/7/365 and we could not be more honored to have our efforts recognized by the Transportation Security Administration. It is another step forward on our mission to helping make the United States of America become the safest country in the world," said William Santana Li, chairman and chief executive officer, Knightscope, Inc.
Knightscope is an advanced security technology company based in Silicon Valley that builds fully autonomous security robots that deter, detect and report. Our long-term ambition is to make the United States of America the safest country in the world. Learn more about us at www.knightscope.com. Follow Knightscope on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.