• Walking robots, a YouTube sensation, get ready for market

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

    BOSTON - A robotics company known for its widely shared videos of nimble, legged robots opening doors or walking through rough terrain is preparing to sell some after years of research.
    Boston Dynamics CEO Marc Raibert says his company will begin selling the dog-like SpotMini robot next year, likely to businesses for use as a camera-equipped security guard.
    He made the announcement Friday at a TechCrunch robotics conference at University of California, Berkeley.
    Founded in 1992, the company rarely reveals its plans except by posting YouTube videos that have impressed and terrified...
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  • Boston Dynamics will start selling its dog-like SpotMini robot in 2019

    5 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    After 26 years, Boston Dynamics is finally getting ready to start selling some robots. Founder Marc Raibert says that the company's dog-like SpotMini robot is in pre-production and preparing for commercial availability in 2019. The announcement came onstage at TechCrunch's TC Sessions: Robotics event today at UC Berkeley.
    “The SpotMini robot is one that was motivated by thinking about what could go in an office - in a space more accessible for business applications - and then, the home eventually,” Raibert said onstage.
    Boston Dynamics' SpotMini was introduced late last year and took the...
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