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Watch the humanoid robots from Boston Dynamics perform an elaborate dance number in their first video since being bought by Hyundai

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 […]
Watch the humanoid robots from Boston Dynamics perform an elaborate dance number in their first video since being bought by Hyundai
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Boston Dynamics’ $75,000 Spot robot dog will soon come with an arm and ‘someday’ be available for household uses like folding laundry

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 […]
Boston Dynamics’ $75,000 Spot robot dog will soon come with an arm and ‘someday’ be available for household uses like folding laundry
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Jeff Bezos is making a surprise visit in tech’s Twilight Zone year

Hello and welcome back to Trending, Business Insider’s weekly look at the world of tech. I’m Alexei Oreskovic, Business Insider’s West Coast Bureau Chief and Global Tech Editor. If you want to get Trending in your email inbox every Wednesday,just click here. This week: Welcome to the tech Twilight Zone […]
Jeff Bezos is making a surprise visit in tech’s Twilight Zone year
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How Boston Dynamics’ robots from went from YouTube stars to actual tools for helping doctors treat coronavirus patients and enforcing social distancing

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 […]
How Boston Dynamics’ robots from went from YouTube stars to actual tools for helping doctors treat coronavirus patients and enforcing social distancing
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The eerily lifelike robot dog ‘Spot’ is now working with the police

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 […]
The eerily lifelike robot dog ‘Spot’ is now working with the police
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MIT made an army of tiny, ‘virtually indestructible’ cheetah robots that can backflip and even play with a soccer ball — see them in action in this new video

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 […]
MIT made an army of tiny, ‘virtually indestructible’ cheetah robots that can backflip and even play with a soccer ball — see them in action in this new video