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Robots ensure security at 2018 Winter Games

South Korea will use robots to strengthen security in the stadiums and facilities to be used during the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang 2018, said Monday the government of China.

The Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy of Seoul has appointed a group of experts to develop a plan on the use of robots with different functions on security and counter-terrorism, as he picked up the Yonhap news agency.

Among the options considered are from similar robots that carried the bomb that destroyed the suspect in the killing of Dallas last week to small robots surveillance, explained project leader Professor Oh Joon-ho, the Advanced Institute science and Technology of Korea.

These measures would be launched in the winter games will host in February 2018 the city of Pyeongchang in the north of the country, and also want "better demonstrate robotic technology of Korea," Oh said quoted by Yonhap.

The organization is also considering the use of humanoid robots to provide information in stadiums and press centers, according to the ministry.

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