> The Samsung SGR-1
patrols the border between North and South Korea, called the Demilitarized Zone. South Korea installed the stationary robots, developed by Samsung Techwin and Korea University, according to NBC News.
Roff said the SGR-1 was initially built with the capability to detect, target, shoot intruders from two miles away.
"In that sense, it's a really sophisticated landmine, it can sense a certain thing and can automatically fire," she said.
But Peter Asaro, the co-founder of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control, told NBC News that South Korea received "a lot of bad press about having autonomous killer robots on their border."
Now the SGR-1 can now only detect and target but requires a human operator to approve the kill shot.
Read more: http://www.techinsider.io/which-artificially-intelligent-semi-autonomous-weapons-exist-2015-7#ixzz3hiPNSgQS
via +Peter Asaro
// Yes, Samsung Techwin is a subsidiary of the same Samsung that makes your phone. http://www.samsungtechwin.com/product/product_01_02.asp