The French military exercise was to determine how useful robots like Spot might be in real-life combat situations.
Stretch is in a pilot program now, and will make a commercial debut in 2022.
Inside American robotics giant Boston Dynamics, robots leap and dance while engineers work on the next generation.
Boston Dynamics is back with another bizarre video starring its animal-like robots. The latest video features an elaborate dance routine featuring its humanoid robot Atlas and its dog-like robot Spot. It’s the first such video since Boston Dynamics was purchased from Softbank by Hyundai in mid-December. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
SoftBank is reportedly in talks to sell Boston Dynamics to Hyundai. Boston Dynamics is best known for its robot dog, Spot. Spot first became available to purchase for $US75,000 this year. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. SoftBank is considering selling robotics company Boston Dynamics to Hyundai, Bloomberg reported. […]
Ford is leasing two robots from Boston Dynamics to use in one of its factories. The robots, Fluffy and Spot, will collect data at the Van Dyke Transmission Plant. Boston Dynamics’ four-legged robots became available for US companies to buy in June. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Ford’s […]
Spot, the four-legged robot from Boston Dynamics, will soon have an additional robot arm. Boston Dynamics also said that it will be available for home use “someday.” Spot became available for commercial sale earlier in June, listed at $US74,500. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Spot, Boston Dynamics’ famous […]
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Robotics company Boston Dynamics announced that its robot dog, Spot, is now for commercial sale Canada, the EU, and the UK, following earlier release in the US. The robot retails for $US74,500, with a lead time of 6-8 weeks. Spot has already been used in hospitals, agriculture, and most recently […]
Boston Dynamics’ four-legged robot, Spot, is being used in agriculture to herd sheep. The company announced a new partnership with New Zealand company Rocos. Using Boston Dynamics hardware and Rocos’ remote operation technology, Spot can gather agricultural data. Recently, the robot has also been used to enforce social distancing in […]
Boston Dynamics’ lifelike robots have become famous for their almost uncanny, realistic movements in recent years. After years of hype mostly generated by their massively popular YouTube videos, Boston Dynamics began licensing its four-legged Spot robot last year. Now, Spot is being used in a hospital in Boston to help […]
Chinese robotics company Unitree unveiled a new four-legged robot dog recently. People are already comparing it to Boston Dynamic’s famous – or infamous – robots. Videos and specs from the company show how fast the new robots are. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The world of four-legged robotic […]
Boston Dynamics’ four-legged robot, Spot, is being used in a Boston hospital to work with COVID-19 patients. The company has spent the past month building and testing ways for robots to protect healthcare workers. Boston Dynamics says it will make the hardware and software open source so they can be […]
Robotics have come a long way in just 10 years. In 2009, robots developed by Boston Dynamics were barely able to walk. In 2019, they were doing gymnastics. The progress is astounding. But it also raises the question as to how far we should go in developing robots to become […]
Boston Dynamics, the robotics startup famous for its animal-like robots, started leasing its “Spot” robot last year. Former “Mythbusters” host Adam Savage got one for his “Tested” YouTube channel, and decided to build a bespoke rickshaw for it. The experiment was an overall success, although Spot struggled taking the rickshaw […]
The array of robots from Boston Dynamics often appear in sometimes silly, sometimes terrifying videos that the company publishes on YouTube. Like most of Boston Dynamics’ robots, the company’s dog-like robots – Spot and Spot Mini – are in ongoing development, but commercial sales via lease agreements have begun. The […]
MIT’s Mini Cheetah robots are small quadrupedal robots capable of running, jumping, walking, and flipping. In a recently published video, the tiny bots can be seen roaming, hopping, and marching around a field and playing with a soccer ball. They’re not consumer products, but MIT hopes that the Mini Cheetah’s […]