by Airport Industry-News
21 Oct 2021
Security Robot Secom Robot x2 to Start Patrolling at KIX Terminal 2 and Railway Station
Kansai Airports has announced that it is deploying Secom Robot X2, an autonomous patrolling robot, at Terminal 2 of Kansai International Airport (KIX) as well as the airport’s railway station, starting October 25, 2021.
The surveillance robot, which will be introduced under a partnership agreement with Secom, can autonomously navigate patrol routes, using a laser sensor to identify its location. Capturing images with its built-in cameras, it is also capable of monitoring various areas. After the patrol, the robot stops at a designated position and oversees the surroundings.
Having served over 28.8 million passengers in fiscal 2019, KIX welcomes a number of international and domestic travelers as a gateway to and from the Kansai region. With the Secom Robot X2 joining human security guards, the airport will be able to ensure advanced and more efficient security operations.
Proactively adopting state of the art technologies, Kansai Airports Group will continue to make every effort to provide a safe airport environment for all passengers.
This article was originally published by Kansai Airports.
About Kansai Airports
Kansai Airports was established by a consortium made up of VINCI Airports and ORIX Corporation as its core members. Kansai Airports took over the operations of Kansai International Airport (“KIX”) and Osaka International Airport (“ITAMI”) from New Kansai International Airport Company (“NKIAC”) and has been operating the two airports since April 1, 2016.
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