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Security Robots at the Federal Protective Service

The Federal Protective Service (FPS) is the primary law enforcement agency charged with protecting over 9,000 federal buildings and providing a safe environment for 1.4…

Security Robots in the Federal Government – Addressing Privacy Issues

One of the most important steps we need to take before robots are deployed in Federal workplaces is to address privacy concerns. The use of…

Introducing Security Robots into the Federal Government

The federal government is an excellent environment in which to introduce new technology.  In some cases, the government creates technology.  Think of the key contributions…

Working at Knightscope

We care passionately about our work – to make the United States of America the safest country in the world.  To do that takes extreme…

Need Help with Your Balanced Scorecard?

Someone is always at the bottom or, in this case, has the lowest Balanced Scorecard. Each company can likely name the five lowest scorers, be…

Integrating Robots Into Post Orders

Integrating ASRs and KSOC Into Your Post Orders So, you have signed up with Knightscope and your K1, K3 and K5 Autonomous Security Robots (ASRs)…

Are You Prepared To Manage COVID-19 Through The Winter?

Winter is here… my how time has flown by. Whether you’re working from home these days or not, the season is now breathing cold air…

Knightscope Credited for Reducing Crime

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Knightscope, Inc., a developer of advanced physical security technologies focused on enhancing U.S. security operations, announced today that crime statistics from its…

Security Guard Services To Autonomous Security Robots

Imagine spending your entire career in the Global Physical Security industry working your way up the corporate ladder, moving from one security guard services company…

By The Numbers

Knightscope is the only company in the world (that we know of) commercially operating fully autonomous “vehicles” 24 hours a day, 7 days a week…

The Sales Game – Even Robots Can Use Indeed.com

A common trait among the highest sales performers is that they “live to sell.” They love being in the role of the closer or the hunter. A quota is merely a benchmark for the average. They don’t try to …

Are You Going Public?!

Recent interest in Knightscope has been quite strong. We are now backed by over 16,000 investors and 4 major corporations and have raised over $70 million since we started back in…

Is that “Knightscope” or “NightScope”?

Is that Knightscope with a ‘K,’ as in a knight in shining armor and the original form of law enforcement? Correct! If it was …

Another Police Department: The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

We could not be prouder to have the opportunity to partner with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Police Department! This is our first …

Knightscope Scores a Win Against Domestic Violence

Unexpected events can happen at any place, at any time. When we talk about securing the workplace, many times we are referencing the typical events faced such as …


End of Campaign Press Roundup!

Throughout Knightscope’s campaign our technology and traction have been featured throughout numerous outlets. Here’s a roundup of a few of them for you as we close our current Reg. A+ offering ahead of July 20, 2020!

Preparing for Your New Robot

Preparing to implement new technology can be a daunting process. The Knightscope team understands this, so we have taken precise …

Top 10 Ways To Tell If Security Robots Are Right for You

You have likely seen them patrolling or stationed around town – at shopping centers, movie theatres, hospitals, corporate campuses, gas stations, parking garages, airports, etc. – but maybe …

Read This BEFORE You Add Security Cameras!

Video surveillance systems can be a useful tool when designed and installed correctly, and when the user has realistic expectations about what they can and cannot …

Hyper-Automating Security Operations

The application of automation was first coined by the automotive industry in 1946 to explain the increased use of devices on production lines. It was widely speculated as a process that would …

Security Robots Are Invading Your Privacy! Or Are They???

Every day, we use digital devices and web services to shop, track our fitness, chat with friends, play games, check-in at stores and restaurants, and many other services like, in this case, the use of …

COVID-19 is Driving Budget Cuts – BUT DON’T PANIC

Budgets from top to bottom are seemingly being obliterated in 2020. Sales and revenue are down – even non-existent for many businesses – due to …

Remote Monitoring Will Become The Norm

Pandemics and nationwide systemic tensions only emphasize an underlying fundamental problem in our country. We cannot have only …

Managing Emerging Threats

Security managers are constantly evaluating and re-evaluating our programs to fortify readiness levels for the next potential threat. We have spent countless hours, weeks and months ….

A Memo to My Security Robots

Following our corporate-wide, virtual ZOOM meeting this morning, I wanted to take a moment to express …

How Security Robots & A.I. Have Become Such a Powerful Deterrent to Property Crime

Imagine you originally invested over $1 million in your brand-new urban home. You invested in it even further by renovating it over the years. You have gotten to know …

Top 25 Questions About Security Robots

As interest in Knightscope’s Autonomous Security Robots (ASRs) continues to increase, there are some common questions that almost every new potential client asks. We’re even…

COVID-19 Robotic PSA: Being Thoughtful During Difficult Times

Let’s get right to the point – we are all affected by COVID-19, either directly or indirectly. But crises call for calm, confident and thoughtful leadership. We must …

Civil Unrest and Robots

Since 2000 the United States has seen approximately 48 recorded incidents of civil unrest, riots or civil disobedience. Many of us can recall…

Initiation of Coverage: Equity Research Report on Knightscope

Long-term gains through innovation are not correlated with short-term volatility in the financial markets.

Intro-Blue combines an artificial intelligence (AI) platform with…

How To Train Your Security Robot

When you partner with Knightscope for an Autonomous Security Robot (ASR) deployment, you also gain a deployment specialist, a 24/7/365 robot health and….

Why Autonomous Security Robots are Industry Agnostic

“So tell me, what specific industries are your robots designed for?” That’s a common question we hear from prospective adopters and investors of our Autonomous Security Robots (ASRs). Logically, there are benefits…

Cuffed and Stuffed

It is likely that messing with a security robot is a felony and we have all the evidence to prosecute to the fullest extent of the law. We have and we will.


6 years ago there were no Autonomous Security Robots (ASRs) roaming around the across the country operating 24/7/365. Today we are pleased to announce….

What Happened in Huntington Park?

The Huntington Park Police Department deployed the Knightscope K5 robot in June 2019 in the City’s largest park, Salt Lake Park.  It’s a 23-acre park with ….

The Worst Idea in Security… and Why You Should Adopt It!

Physical security is something many businesses don’t want to think about – it’s a necessary evil that does not generate revenue, is typically not ….

Don’t Ever Give Up!

We had incorporated Knightscope, Inc. on April 4, 2013 and back then we had literally nothing (or maybe less). A naive pitch deck….

2019 Knightscope Highlights

It was another busy year!  But despite the headwinds in scaling up any business (memo: 95%+ of startups fail) we made a lot of progress and….

How To Make Things Look Up!

This one goes out to all the Founders out there – those who’ve been there and done that, and those contemplating going there to do that!  For those that have, I know…..

CEO’s Top 7 Reasons to Invest in Knightscope

Investors assessing the opportunity to buy shares in Knightscope always have a good amount of questions – especially now that practically anyone can invest in our Reg A+ IPO.  They do their….

The KSOC Story

Many people, including the public, the media, investors, suppliers, and even prospective clients, are unknowingly and inadvertently blinded by seeing…

Who Are Knightscope’s Investors?

We financed Knightscope in an unconventional manner over the years and have closed over $40 million in equity financing since our inception in April 2013.  Between the family offices….

Does It Work?

Like any new technology, we are often asked, “does it work?”  Each time we are challenged, we very candidly share our experiences and the numerous crime fighting wins….

Why Did You Build Knightscope?

As the CEO of Knightscope, I’m often asked this question by new recruits, the media, investors and suppliers: “Why did you build Knightscope?” 

If You Only Knew! A Peek Behind the Curtain.

Growth. Scaling. Rinse and repeat. Pretty easy. What could possibly go wrong? If you ….

Violence in the Workplace – Document and Mitigate

The U.S. Department of Labor defines workplace violence as “any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation or other threatening disruptive behavior”. This means …

WANTED By Hayward Police Department

This subject is a person of interest to the Hayward Police Department and Knightscope in malicious mischief investigation and potential felony….

What the Heck is a Reg A+?

Almost every day a Founder or an Investor asks us about a “Reg A+”, “Regulation A+”, “Reg A+ IPO” or a “mini-IPO”. So to be helpful….

How Security Robots & AI Are Deterring Extended Loitering and Criminal Vagrancy So Effectively?

Extended loitering and criminal vagrancy are accelerating across the United States, and it is causing major concerns, increasing crimes of varying severity and disruption to….

Can Security Robots & AI Enhance Workplace Violence Prevention (WVP)?

As a follow up to last week’s webinar on the subject, a significant majority of physical security leaders in the U.S. would place Workplace Violence Prevention (WVP) at the top of the list…

The Bat Belt – Equipping Security Officers with Technology

Just as the police officer’s equipment has evolved with the needs and demands of the jobs, so should the equipment for the site security officer. Without having….

Security Robots Go Viral

Companies pay to advertise on everything from buildings to bus stops.  So then, why not on a robot?  Admittedly, this is not the core purpose and function of our services.  In fact….

Samsung and Knightscope’s All-New Fourth Generation K5

Knightscope is proud that Samsung is among the many clients using security robots for over two years now. And what’s even more exciting…

Autonomous Robots Enhance the Visitor and Patient Experience in Healthcare

A common question asked when looking into adopting security robots is “What can it do other than security?”  Adding people….

Robots – The New Standard in Security

The security guarding industry is quite an old industry.  For as long as there have been people gatherings or valuables to keep safe, humans have been doing the job.  Due to …

Top 10 Reasons Proud.Ventures Invested in Knightscope

Proud Ventures has been a shareholder in Knightscope for more than 18 months.  Over this time, we have visited Knightscope Headquarters (KHQ) on numerous….

Knightscope is Available on GSA Schedule – So What?!

Government Agencies, US Military, Public Sector, Educational Institutions and Defense Contractors should be familiar with the General Services Administration, aka the GSA.  The GSA primarily….

Knightscope’s “Stealth” Clients: Household Names for Sure

The physical security industry is somewhat unique in nature with its own way of approaching the particulars of day-to-day operations. For some of our customers, the security team takes….

Artificial Intelligence: Myths or Facts?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere and if people are not working on it, they are at least reading, using or talking about it. So, before we go into this topic, it is important to….

Emory and Knightscope Collaboration

Knightscope disrupts the physical security industry and prides itself on developing cutting edge technology. Such pioneering spirit led the company to partner with graduate students at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School….

Top 5 Mistakes When Hiring Security Robots

Yes, security robots are now a thing – and they are growing in use across the country!  If you are evaluating the use of autonomous security robots, then we owe it to you to share a few tips…

Robots, Robots Everywhere!

Robots, robots everywhere – the growth is happening!  And in spite of so many naysayers who said we were crazy for even trying. Knightscope has now operated over…

Now You See It and Now You Don’t!

Humans strive for 20/20 vision especially when playing “Where’s Waldo”! That level of vision is what is sometimes considered perfection (yes, if you get Lasik you can get to 15/15 but that is beside the point for this post). So, if we consider that…

Virtual Reality and Security Robots?!

For the last 5+ years, the team at Knightscope has been hard at work developing a unique set of technologies combining self-driving technology, robotics and artificial intelligence – to help make a massive positive social impact. Our long-term…

Knightscope Security Robots Rack Up More Crime Fighting Wins

Knightscope has documented and verified recent reports of the following benefits achieved utilizing its security robot technologies at numerous locations:

Why You Should Add Robots to Your Physical Security Program

For as long as assets needed protecting, we have always utilized some form of overwatch through guard patrols, access control and CCTV surveillance. Through the addition of…

Securing America’s Healthcare Centers

The healthcare industry faces significant challenges in ensuring the safety and security of their patients, employees, visitors, vendors and facilities…

Can a #SecurityRobot See Through a Wall?

There are many, many movies where Superman can see through a wall and identify a bad person without having to see him/her (he has super-powers after all!). This is the main reason why people today think that a thermal camera…

How Does a #SecurityRobot See?

One of the jobs that a #securityrobot needs to be able to do (and do very well) is “seeing” what happens around it. The robot needs to understand what is happening….

Secure Our Country

Crime has a $1 trillion negative economic impact on the U.S. every single year.  It is a hidden tax we all pay in blood, tears and treasure….

Voices of Our Clients

Back in 2015 when we did our first deployment in the real world and in public, we knew we had a groundbreaking idea but did not yet know how much we still had to learn. We think…..

What is Your Robot’s Name?

Humans are special and they make our security robots feel special too! What’s funny besides some of the very cool names….

What Do You Mean It Talks?!

Yes, Knightscope’s Autonomous Data Machines can now converse with your patrons, employees, vendors or anyone visiting your location!  Today we are excited to….

Meet the Knightscope Summer 2018 Interns!

A great way to test a company’s culture is to immerse new people in it for a short amount of time at a time of peak workload. That is what we did….

Virtual Reality at Knightscope

So who designs your stuff?  Well, most people find it surprising that the entire creative process of industrial design is done in-house by Knightscope, led by our…

Knightscope Securing America’s Airports

Security professionals managing our nation’s 5,000+ airports face increasing challenges in keeping passengers, employees and vendors safe. The International Air Transport Association (IATA)….

Knightscope Securing America’s Supply Chain

Today the supply chain industry faces significant challenges in ensuring regulatory compliance, preparing and responding to natural disasters and other major business disruptions. The most disturbing issue faced is securing facilities…

Knightscope Operations Specialists: the humans behind the machines

The role of Operations Specialist requires a dedicated person who aims for nothing less than excellent customer service and …

Knightscope Patrols Commercial Real Estate

Today’s property managers face the possible threat of random shootings, trespassers frequenting their locations, vandalism and break-ins. Their respective tenants look to them to make safety a priority.

Top 10 Things Security Robots Will Not Do

While there are limits to autonomous security robot capabilities today, at times it seems there are no limits to the bad choices that humans can make. 



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