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Robocop police used in Congo, apparently to scare people in traffic

Robocop police used in Congo, apparently to scare people in traffic

By 65 minutes ago

The Democratic Republic of Congo has replaced some of its traffic police with aluminium robots that look as though they could've come from a low-budget sci-fi film. The solar-powered machines tower over the roads, waving their arms, and hand out tickets... >>

'Half man, half mug' Robocup lands ahead of RoboCop remake premiere - will serve hot drinks and fight crime

'Half man, half mug' Robocup lands ahead of RoboCop remake premiere - will serve hot drinks and fight crime

By 10 February 2014

Do you want a mug that can serve hot drinks, as well as protect the innocent and uphold the law? Well you're in luck. Firebox.com - a retail site full of gadgets, toys, games and other cool stuff - has added the Robocup to its catalogue of quirky and... >>

Want to see what CES will be like in 2027? New Robocop teaser gives us a glimpse

Want to see what CES will be like in 2027? New Robocop teaser gives us a glimpse

By 9 January 2014

Sony Pictures is ramping up the marketing machine for the remake of Robocop in a style reminiscent of that adopted by Fox for Prometheus. A dedicated OmniCorp website is full of excellent clips and details about the products made by the future weapons... >>

Want to get rid of your boss? Full-size Robocop ED-209 available on eBay

Want to get rid of your boss? Full-size Robocop ED-209 available on eBay

By 11 February 2013

Movie memorabilia store Hollywood Parts is selling a full-size, 10ft-tall ED-209 robot from Robocop 2 on eBay. And although there is absolutely no way that Mrs Pocket-lint would allow the thing through the door, we have to say we're tempted. Built either... >>

Top 10 uses of augmented reality in the movies

Top 10 uses of augmented reality in the movies

By 1 March 2011

Augmented reality is all around us and it’s been helping Hollywood storytellers tell their adventures for a very long time and will probably continue to do so in the future. While we've spent much of AR Week on Pocket-lint so far explaining what it... >>

Will the RoboCops rise by 2015?

Will the RoboCops rise by 2015?

By 1 April 2010

RoboCop, released in 1987, features a crime-fighting cyborg set in the year 2015: one part veteran police officer Alexander James Murphy (played by Peter Weller), who, after his brutal murder, is resurrected by mega-corporation OCP to be one part Kevlar... >>