Marco da Silva, senior director of R&D at Boston Dynamics, will discuss at the Robotics Summit & Expo how the company is developing Spot for real-World applications.
Top 10 robotic stories of February 2023
From seeing Boston Dynamics’ Stretch robot at work to Alphabet closing down one of its subsidiaries, there was no shortage of robotics news in February 2023.
Watch Boston Dynamics’ Stretch unload a DHL trailer
Strech’s first commercial application is with DHL Supply Chain, a company that Boston Dynamics has been collaborating with since 2018.
Watch Boston Dynamics’ Atlas humanoid work at a ‘construction site’
With a new routine where Atlas assists at a simulated job site, Boston Dynamics engineers have pushed the humanoid one step closer to performing real-world manipulation tasks at human speed.
Ghost Robotics responds to Boston Dynamics lawsuit
Ghost Robotics said “Boston Dynamics is drawing on their considerably larger resources to litigate instead of innovate.”
Boston Dynamics suing Ghost Robotics over quadruped design
Boston Dynamics claims Ghost Robotics infringed on seven patents related to Boston Dynamics’ Spot quadruped robot.
Open letter pledges not to weaponize robots
Agility Robotics, ANYbotics, Boston Dynamics, Clearpath Robotics, Open Robotics and Unitree pledged not to support the weaponization of their products and are calling for others in the industry to do the same.
Prosegur Security launches new quadruped patrol option
The company is enhancing its security services by integrating the Boston Dynamics Spot robot with a payload of cameras and additional sensors.
NFI deploying Boston Dynamics’ Stretch robot in $10M deal
NFI will use Stretch in its network of import deconsolidation centers, cross-dock and transload facilities, as well as floor-loaded inbound and outbound distribution centers.
Inside DHL’s robotics ecosystem
Sally Miller, DHL Supply Chain’s chief information officer for North America, spoke to The Robot Report about the types of robots the company uses.
Boston Dynamics focuses on data insights with Spot 3.2 quadruped
New capabilities for Spot include thermal imaging collection, the Scout API, arm inspections, automatic stair recognition and more.
Hyundai launches Boston Dynamics AI Institute
Marc Raibert, founder of Boston Dynamics, will lead the institute’s work on cognitive AI, athletic AI, organic hardware design and ethics and policy.
Boston Dynamics upgrades Spot with faster charging, new payloads, 5G
Boston Dynamics’ has added additional payloads and hardware upgrades to its quadruped Spot to help it operate in more areas.
Take Spot for a walk at Robotics Summit & Expo
Attendees of the Robotics Summit & Expo will have the chance to test out Boston Dynamics’ quadruped robot Spot.
Boston Dynamics’ Stretch now commercially available
Stretch is a mobile robot that unloads floor-loaded trailers and containers. It can handle up to 50 lbs at a time.
Boston Dynamics delivering fleet of Stretch robots to DHL
Boston Dynamics will deliver a fleet of Stretch robots to multiple DHL warehouses throughout North America over the next three years.
Hyundai testing Spot quadruped as factory safety monitor
The robot provides real-time sharing of photos of on-site situations and an activity log with the control center.
Boston Dynamics Spot learns new skills with 3.0 release
Spot Release 3.0 enhances its data collection capabilities to improve ease of use and efficiency for facility inspection.
How Boston Dynamics makes Atlas run, flip & vault
A senior robotics engineer at Boston Dynamics explains how perception and adaptability enable Atlas to perform varied, high-energy behaviors like parkour.
Improved perception is pushing Atlas to new limits
By training Atlas to maneuver through complex parkour courses, Boston Dynamics developed new movements inspired by human behaviors and pushed the humanoid to new limits.
From artistic vision to hardware, here’s how to make Spot dance
Engineers use a few different techniques that employed both Spot’s Choreographer software and its API to make Spot dance.
Hyundai completes acquisition of Boston Dynamics
Hyundai paid about $880 million to acquire the controlling stake from Softbank in December 2020, valuing Boston Dynamics at $1.1 billion.