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Images recorded by cameras set into the 'heads' of 8 foot tall humanoid traffic robots which are increasingly common on the streets of Kinshasa. These images can be used by the police to prosecute traffic offences.<br />
Women's Tech, a small enterprise started by Therese Kirongozi, a local entrepreneur, manufactures humanoid traffic robots that are intended to blend the functions of traffic lights with human traffic police officers to control and monitor traffic flow. They are solar powered, equipped with green and red lights and can play pre-recorded messages to pedestrians to let them know when it's safe to cross the street. They also have in-built video cameras which convey footage back to a central office where it is evaluated and used to enhance traffic flow in the city and to prosecute traffic offences.