InvestorNewsBreaks – Knightscope Named Second-Place Winner in TSA Contest Designed to Increase Effectiveness of Security Efforts

March 15, 2021 10:10 AM EDT

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Knightscope, an advanced security technology company that builds fully autonomous security robots that deter, detect and report, has won second place in the Transportation Security Administration’s (“TSA”) “Power of Passengers Challenge.” As a second-place winner, the company receives $20,000 in cash and recognition of its efforts to build something “new and impossible” for the country. The TSA, which is part of the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”), designed the contest as part of its mission to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of its security efforts and improve the passenger security screening experience by making the most of innovative approaches and technologies. The agency noted that it is particularly interested in methods that provide insight into situational and/or operational awareness, security screenings, passenger arrivals, international arrival transfers and COVID-19 recovery. “We could not be more honored to have our efforts recognized by the Transportation Security Administration,” Knightscope stated in the article. “It is another step forward on our mission to helping make the United States of America become the safest country in the world.”

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About Knightscope Inc.

Knightscope is an advanced security technology company based in Silicon Valley that builds fully autonomous security robots that deter, detect and report. The company’s long-term ambition is to make the United States of America the safest country in the world. For more information about the company, please visit

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