The world's first robot police officer has started working. Its name is 'RoboCop' and it went service the Dubai Police earlier this week. Robocop's first official duty was to greet guests the opening a security conference Dubai. Apart from greeting visitors, its job was to answer questions and give directions. RoboCop has a built-in tablet people to interact . People can use the tablet to pay traffic fines and use other smart police services. The tablet is linked a police station, so people can talk to human police officers. addition, RoboCop can speak six languages, including English and Arabic. The 170-centimetre-tall robot can also shake hands, salute people and recognize people's emotions and facial expressions.
Dubai Police says RoboCop is the first many robot police officers the city. A spokesman said that 2030, 25 per cent the Dubai Police force will be robots. He said: "We are looking to make everything smart Dubai Police. 2030, we will have the first smart police station which won't require human employees." He added: "The RoboCop is the latest smart addition the police force and has been designed to help us fight crime, keep the city safe and improve happiness levels." He said RoboCop will, "assist and help people the malls or the streets". An official the security conference commented that the future is here now, saying: "The age the robots is no longer coming. It has arrived."