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Atlas Now Does Parkour

Atlas, the human like robot from Boston Dynamics now does parkour. Atlas is just under 5′ tall and weighs about 165 pounds. Thanks to 28 different joints Atlas is very agile and also sport LiDAR and Stereo Vision. In the … Continue reading

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SpotMini From Boston Dynamics

SpotMini is at it again.  Previously SpotMini was shown to climb stairs, fetch beer and put items into a dishwasher. This time the 4 legged robot goes the extra creepy mile and shows us he can open a door and … Continue reading

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Boston Dynamics SpotMini

Boston Dynamics, makers of BigDog, unveiled a new robot today called SpotMini. SpotMini weighs 55 lbs and 65 lbs with the arm attachment, runs for 90 minutes on a charge and is all electric with no hydraulics. In the screen … Continue reading

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Google Now Selling Boston Dynamics

In late 2013, Google bought robotics company Boston Dynamics, makers of robots like Big Dog and Atlas. Boston Dynamics became part of a group withing Google called Replicant with other engineers and California and Tokyo.  According to Bloomberg apparently Boston … Continue reading

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Boston Dynamics Cheetah

Boston Dynamics, the makers of Big Dog, have received more funding from DARPA.  This time they are working on a robot inspired by a cheetah, as shown in the image here. Marc Railbert, the president of Boston Dynamics, had this … Continue reading

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