October 15, 2018
Boston Dynamics’ robots are no longer just flipping and jumping over obstacles for fun.
Now, the startup is putting its Spot robot dog to work.
A new video shows the sensor-equipped device touring several construction sites.
Spot has previously been shown navigating obstacles and climbing stairs with ease.
But it seems the robotics firm is preparing Spot for use in the workplace.
‘We have begun field testing the Spot robot for commercial usage around the world,’ Boston Dynamics said.
‘After an initial mapping run, Spot autonomously navigated two dynamic construction sites in Tokyo and used a specialized payload for surveying work progress.
This article was posted: Monday, October 15, 2018 at 6:21 am