NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 29, 2018--Knightscope, Inc., developer of advanced physical security technologies focused on enhancing U.S. security operations, today announced that it will be opening its first Knightscope Showroom in Midtown Manhattan. Opening in September 2018, the Knightscope Showroom will give prospective new clients and the local community the opportunity to get up close and personal with the company and its award-winning, crime-fighting security robots. A grand opening celebration with date, time and location will soon be announced.

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“Seeing is believing, and we’re ready to show New York City, my hometown, what the future of crime-fighting is all about,” said William Santana Li, chairman and chief executive officer, Knightscope, Inc. “The opening of the Knightscope Showroom here in Manhattan will provide an opportunity to interact with the latest cutting-edge technology, consult with security professionals and technologists, and even experience future products under development in virtual reality. It is the future – today.”

Knightscope's K1 stationary machine, K3 indoor machine and K5 outdoor machine will all be on premise, as well as the Knightscope Security Operations Center (KSOC) user interface, which clients use for live monitoring and forensics. The Knightscope Showroom will also host numerous events including sessions for specific industry verticals such as healthcare, transit, aviation, schools, as well as law enforcement agencies, government officials, media, STEM students, Women in Tech, investor relations, training, recruiting, and much more. Social media followers can use the hashtag #KnightscopeNYC.

Knightscope security robots are currently operating and logging successes for clients in 15 states across 4 time zones, running 24/7. The company has recently won a Security Today 2018 New Product of the Year Award in Monitoring Solutions for its K1 security robot. The annual award honors companies whose products are considered particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve security.

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About Knightscope

Knightscope is an advanced security technology company based in Silicon Valley and builds the ultimate in security guards. Our security robots deter, detect and report…autonomously. Our long-term ambitious goal is to make the United States of America the safest country in the world, changing everything for everyone. Learn more at www.knightscope.com.

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