Dubai beaches to have robot lifeguards

Robot lifeguards will soon be 'patrolling' Dubai's popular beaches. Announced by Dubai Municipality on Monday, it was revealed that the 'robot rescuer' would be able swim at 12 times the speed of a human, ensuring a swift arrival at those in trouble in the water. 

EMILY on Los Angeles ABC news with Bri Wrinkler – mock rescue

This is no toy motor boat, this is literally a lifesaver. Meet EMILY, EMILY is a robotic lifeguard that can race across the ocean to help a swimmer in distress. The LA County lifeguards are now testing the device to see how EMILY can help them during the busy summer beach season.

EMILY on Diane Sawyer ABC World News

Every summer more than 100 people die in rip currents in lakes and oceans, but tonight we want to show you a new invention that is so much faster than a lifesaver...

BBC News: Meet Emily - the robot lifeguard

Machines have been replacing people for years - but could a robot really replace a lifeguard? Spencer Kelly went to Zuma beach in Malibu, California to meet Emily - a robot lifeguard.