Boston Dynamics' new robot for moving boxes looks like a mechatronic scorpion

Stretch is Boston Dynamics' new mobile robot for unloading trucks, grabbing boxes, and putting together pallets for shipping. It's designed to work in existing warehouse situations without requiring the space to be drastically reconfigured. The best moment in the clip is when Stretch pulls the robot dog Spot from a box, sets it down, and the mechanical beast scurries right off. — Read the rest

Boston Dynamics robot dog herds sheep

The BBC filmed a Boston Dynamics robot dog attemping to herd sheep in New Zealand.

A robot dog designed for search and rescue missions has had a go at herding sheep in New Zealand.

Technology company Rocos is exploring how the Spot robot – made by US-based Boston Dynamics – might be put to work in the agricultural industry.

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Boston Dynamics robot dog enforces lockdown in Singapore

We used to joke about Boston Dynamics' robot dogs being used to control humans, and now they are: Singapore has deployed one to Bishan-Ang Moh Kio Park to monitor social distancing and blare warnings during the coronavirus pandemic.

South China Morning Post:

"Singapore has unveiled a four-legged robot programmed to keep park visitors tuned in to rules about safe social-distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The Boston Dynamics bipedal robot can run now

You can run, but it doesn't matter, because so can your pursuer.

Atlas is the latest in a line of advanced humanoid robots we are developing. Atlas' control system coordinates motions of the arms, torso and legs to achieve whole-body mobile manipulation, greatly expanding its reach and workspace.

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