Boston Dynamics Robotics

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Boston Dynamics is a small but important American company that’s on the leading edge of robotic technology:

SpotMini Autonomous Navigation
SpotMini Autonomous Navigation
SpotMini autonomously navigates a specified route through an office and lab facility. Before the test, the robot is manually driven through the space so it can build a map of the space using visual data from cameras mounted on the front, back and sides of the robot. During the autonomous run, SpotM...
Testing Robustness
Testing Robustness
A test of SpotMini's ability to adjust to disturbances as it opens and walks through a door. A person (not shown) drives the robot up to the door, points the hand at the door handle, then gives the 'GO' command, both at the beginning of the video and again at 42 seconds. The robot proceeds autonom...
What's new, Atlas?
What's new, Atlas?
What have you been up to lately, Atlas?
The New SpotMini
The New SpotMini
For more information . . . stay tuned.
Introducing Handle
Introducing Handle
Handle is a research robot that stands 6.5 ft tall, travels at 9 mph and jumps 4​ ​feet vertically. ​It uses electric power to operate both electric and hydraulic actuators, with a range of about 15 miles on one battery charge. ​​​Handle uses many of the same dynamics, balance and mobile manipulat...
Introducing SpotMini
Introducing SpotMini
SpotMini is a new smaller version of the Spot robot, weighing 55 lbs dripping wet (65 lbs if you include its arm.) SpotMini is all-electric (no hydraulics) and runs for about 90 minutes on a charge, depending on what it is doing. SpotMini is one of the quietest robots we have ever built. It has a...
Atlas, The Next Generation
Atlas, The Next Generation
A new version of Atlas, designed to operate outdoors and inside buildings. It is specialized for mobile manipulation. It is electrically powered and hydraulically actuated. It uses sensors in its body and legs to balance and LIDAR and stereo sensors in its head to avoid obstacles, assess the terr...
HappyHolidays
HappyHolidays
Happy Holidays from Boston Dynamics