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Quartz
Apple is spending a ton of money on products we haven’t seen yetcompanies like the internet-of-things hardware company Nest (although not witho
Apple is spending a ton of money on products we haven’t seen yet
Quartz / Posted 13 hours ago
companies like the internet-of-things hardware company Nest (although not without hiccups), and robotics companies like Boston Dynamics and Schaft. It also invests heavily in startups through its venture arm, and has a “moonshot” lab where it... Read more
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Boston Globe
MIT tech leader tapped for new military R&D labcompanies have worked with the military to push the boundaries of robotics, suc
MIT tech leader tapped for new military R&D lab
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
companies have worked with the military to push the boundaries of robotics, such as two- and four-legged robots from Boston Dynamics that try to mimic human and animal gaits. “This city is home to a tremendous legacy of service—one that will... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Hiker made a terrifying robotic discovery while out for a walk with her doggadgets bring up the rear. The creepy robot strides through the forest It is
Hiker made a terrifying robotic discovery while out for a walk with her dog
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
gadgets bring up the rear. The creepy robot strides through the forest It is believed that the robot was being tested by Boston Dynamics. Read More Scientists working on the robot were there to monitor the device and drive a utility task... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dog walker startled by Google's Boston Dynamics scary humanoidMarch of the robots! Dog walker startled as Google's Boston Dynamics takes its
Dog walker startled by Google's Boston Dynamics scary humanoid
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
March of the robots! Dog walker startled as Google's Boston Dynamics takes its scary humanoid for a walk in the woods Boston Dynamics has been testing its Atlas humanoid robot outside A woman encountered it while walking her dog through woodland... Read more
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The Verge
Someone finally gave a robot a decent pair of shoesUsually, bipedal robots have flat feet that are optimized to provide a stable p
Someone finally gave a robot a decent pair of shoes
The Verge / Posted 9 days ago
Usually, bipedal robots have flat feet that are optimized to provide a stable platform for balancing on. Just check out Boston Dynamics' latest Atlas robot, for example — it manages to navigate some tricky terrain, but it's still stomping about... Read more
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CNET
Top 5 technologies that won't be the death of us videosentient robots that plan to kill us all. Take a look at the Cosmo. That's not
Top 5 technologies that won't be the death of us video
CNET / Posted 10 days ago
sentient robots that plan to kill us all. Take a look at the Cosmo. That's not killing anyone. How about that robot from Boston Dynamics, Atlas. One long pole and Atlas is done for. Hey, Boston Dynamics, make sure you don't program Atlas for... Read more
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The Verge
Gadget Thirst Trap: fans for your armpits, a tiny robotic dog, and a wood-fire hot tubstains or armpit fans? I’ll let you all decide. Look at it go! When I first sa
Gadget Thirst Trap: fans for your armpits, a tiny robotic dog, and a wood-fire hot tub
The Verge / Posted 10 days ago
stains or armpit fans? I’ll let you all decide. Look at it go! When I first saw this video I thought it was the work of Boston Dynamics, but turns out, PneuHound comes to us from the Hosoda Laboratory at Osaka University. I’m allergic to dogs,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Drone disguised as bird found after crash in Somaliaresearch to better mimic the movements of animals such as birds and four-legged
Drone disguised as bird found after crash in Somalia
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
research to better mimic the movements of animals such as birds and four-legged mammals as exemplified by the SpotMini from Boston Dynamics. Alfred Bayle Disclaimer: Comments do not represent the views of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Q&A: Michael Horowitz on banning killer, artificially intelligent robotsand robots programmed to kill without human supervision. You may have seen it
Q&A: Michael Horowitz on banning killer, artificially intelligent robots
Dallas Morning News / Posted 13 days ago
and robots programmed to kill without human supervision. You may have seen it earlier this year when a company called Boston Dynamics posted a video of a humanoid robot that can walk on two legs, even over uneven terrain. Seeing a machine... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Q&A: Michael Horowitz on banning killer, artificial intelligence robotsand robots programmed to kill without human supervision. You may have seen it
Q&A: Michael Horowitz on banning killer, artificial intelligence robots
Dallas Morning News / Posted 13 days ago
and robots programmed to kill without human supervision. You may have seen it earlier this year when a company called Boston Dynamics posted a video of a humanoid robot that can walk on two legs, even over uneven terrain. Seeing a machine... Read more
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The Verge
Tiny robot dog: how can I love a thing so dumb?relationship) was built at Hosoda Laboratory at Osaka University, and it's much
Tiny robot dog: how can I love a thing so dumb?
The Verge / Posted 14 days ago
relationship) was built at Hosoda Laboratory at Osaka University, and it's much smaller than other robot dogs, like Boston Dynamics' SpotMini. But I'm not interested in PH's size, although its lack of bulk does contribute to its overall... Read more
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Wired News
Cozmo Is an Artificially Intelligent Toy Truck That’s Also the Future of Roboticsmuch the same thing. Like so many others in the field, they admire the impressi
Cozmo Is an Artificially Intelligent Toy Truck That’s Also the Future of Robotics
Wired News / Posted 14 days ago
much the same thing. Like so many others in the field, they admire the impressively mobile robots created by Google-owned Boston Dynamics, whose dog- and human-like droids radiate mechanical charisma. But Tappeiner questions how long it will be... Read more
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iTWire
VIDEO Interview: Universal Robots’ APAC GM, Shermine Gotfredsen talks robots, cobots and more bots!crude and very noisy approximations of large robotic animals and walking torsos
VIDEO Interview: Universal Robots’ APAC GM, Shermine Gotfredsen talks robots, cobots and more bots!
iTWire / Posted 21 days ago
crude and very noisy approximations of large robotic animals and walking torsos from companies like the now Google-owned Boston Dynamics, but these aren’t the kinds of robots that Universal Robots sells at all. Universal Robots’ robots are... Read more
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The Age
Toyota eyes mass robots for cars and home helpersand a challenger in the race to develop driverless cars, shows signs of pulling
Toyota eyes mass robots for cars and home helpers
The Age / Posted 28 days ago
and a challenger in the race to develop driverless cars, shows signs of pulling back. Google's parent, Alphabet, has put Boston Dynamics up for sale after concluding it isn't likely to produce a marketable product within the next few years,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Toyota eyes mass robots for cars and home helpersand a challenger in the race to develop driverless cars, shows signs of pulling
Toyota eyes mass robots for cars and home helpers
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 28 days ago
and a challenger in the race to develop driverless cars, shows signs of pulling back. Google's parent, Alphabet, has put Boston Dynamics up for sale after concluding it isn't likely to produce a marketable product within the next few years,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
SpotMini - The robot that can do the dishes but not fetch drinksVideo: Pioneering technology company Boston Dynamics has unleashed its latest
SpotMini - The robot that can do the dishes but not fetch drinks
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
Video: Pioneering technology company Boston Dynamics has unleashed its latest gadget on the world - a four-legged, animatronic house robot capable of doing the dishes. A spin-off from... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Boston Dynamics’ newest robot can load your dishwasherWALTHAM, Mass. — If you’ve ever dreamed of having a pet robot that can clean up
Boston Dynamics’ newest robot can load your dishwasher
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
WALTHAM, Mass. — If you’ve ever dreamed of having a pet robot that can clean up your messes, then you’ll love Boston Dynamics’ latest creation. The eager-to-please SpotMini is about the size of a Labrador retriever and weighs 55 pounds “dripping... Read more
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Computer World Australia
If Tim Burton made a robot, this would be itWith customers like the U.S. Army and the Marine Corps, Boston Dynamics doesn't
If Tim Burton made a robot, this would be it
Computer World Australia / Posted a month ago
With customers like the U.S. Army and the Marine Corps, Boston Dynamics doesn't go out of its way to build friendly-looking robots. But its newest creation, SpotMini, is even creepier than the others. It looks like some sort of dog/giraffe hybrid,... Read more
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CIO
If Tim Burton made a robot, this would be itWith customers like the U.S. Army and the Marine Corps, Boston Dynamics doesn't
If Tim Burton made a robot, this would be it
CIO / Posted a month ago
With customers like the U.S. Army and the Marine Corps, Boston Dynamics doesn't go out of its way to build friendly-looking robots. But its newest creation, SpotMini, is even creepier than the others. It looks like some sort of dog/giraffe hybrid,... Read more
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Business Insider
Here are all the crazy-advanced robots built by Google's Boston Dynamics groupBoston Dynamics, a robot group born out of MIT and currently owned by Google, m
Here are all the crazy-advanced robots built by Google's Boston Dynamics group
Business Insider / Posted a month ago
Boston Dynamics, a robot group born out of MIT and currently owned by Google, makes absolutely incredible robots. From giant dog robots to ones resembling humans, these are definitely the most advanced robots we've ever seen. Here's Boston... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
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KTVZ Bend / Posted 1 months ago
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KIVI Boise
We Can't Defeat The Robots; We Can Only Slow Them With Banana Peelsdefense grid won't last forever, either. This video includes clips from Ubisof
We Can't Defeat The Robots; We Can Only Slow Them With Banana Peels
KIVI Boise / Posted 1 months ago
defense grid won't last forever, either. This video includes clips from Ubisoft, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Boston Dynamics, Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tesla Motors, Daimler AG, BBC, Kiva Systems,... Read more
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The Verge
Boston Dynamics' robot dog is good enough to show how terrible home robots are right nowI'm always amazed by Boston Dynamics. One anecdote I like to share about the co
Boston Dynamics' robot dog is good enough to show how terrible home robots are right now
The Verge / Posted 1 months ago
I'm always amazed by Boston Dynamics. One anecdote I like to share about the company is how the next generation Atlas has 3D printed limbs, with embedded "veins" in the structure to route its hydraulics, which keeps the robot strong while making it... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Furry Friends: Two lil heart-stealersand Nancy are two adorable black kittens ready for adoption at Redmond's Bright
Furry Friends: Two lil heart-stealers
KTVZ Bend / Posted 1 months ago
and Nancy are two adorable black kittens ready for adoption at Redmond's BrightSide Animal Center. More Video Boston Dynamics via CNN Most Popular Sign up for KTVZ Emails Sign up for Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Local Alert... Read more
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express
The END of washing up? Brand new SpotMini robot can help with dreaded choreSpotMini can roam around your home doing chores for 90 minutes before it needs
The END of washing up? Brand new SpotMini robot can help with dreaded chore
express / Posted 1 months ago
SpotMini can roam around your home doing chores for 90 minutes before it needs to be charged, according US to developers Boston Dynamics, who are at the cutting edge of robot technology and has clients including the US military and Sony. It... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
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Brexit vote: US markets plummet
KTVZ Bend / Posted 1 months ago
vote: US markets plummet The U.S. markets plummet following the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union. More Video Boston Dynamics via CNN Most Popular Sign up for KTVZ Emails Sign up for Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Local Alert... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
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Health Minute: Best, worst places for children
KTVZ Bend / Posted 1 months ago
Minute: Best, worst places for children Study ranks best, worst states for children to grow up in. More Video Boston Dynamics via CNN Most Popular Sign up for KTVZ Emails Sign up for Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Local Alert... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Facebook Live's New Features Include Two-Person Remote Broadcasts -- Start Up Your Day Roundupinnovation and tech? Our Start Up Your Day recaps are posted every morning to k
Facebook Live's New Features Include Two-Person Remote Broadcasts -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Stamford Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
innovation and tech? Our Start Up Your Day recaps are posted every morning to keep you current. Robotics gone wrong. Boston Dynamics has introduced the SpotMini. It's the latest creepy robot from the Alphabet subsidiary. Challenge accepted.... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Google researchers tackle AI and robotics safety, prevent future toasters from killing us in our sleepof how to build robust, helpful AI. I’d like to take a different tack, however,
Google researchers tackle AI and robotics safety, prevent future toasters from killing us in our sleep
ExtremeTech / Posted 1 months ago
of how to build robust, helpful AI. I’d like to take a different tack, however, and consider how they might relate to a Boston Dynamics video that hit the Internet yesterday. Boston Dynamics has created a new 55- to 65-pound robot, dubbed... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Boston Dynamics' latest robot stymied by a banana skinBoston Dynamics' Spot robot. Image: Eric Keenan/US Dept of Defence Advanced ro
Boston Dynamics' latest robot stymied by a banana skin
techcentral.ie / Posted 1 months ago
Boston Dynamics' Spot robot. Image: Eric Keenan/US Dept of Defence Advanced robot can navigate stairs and serve as a butler Boston Dynamics, the Google-owned robot maker that’s apparently up for sale, has a new four-legged robot small enough to... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Boston Dynamics unveils and abuses SpotMini robot dogGOOGLE'S BOSTON DYNAMICS robot division has added another pet-like creation to
Boston Dynamics unveils and abuses SpotMini robot dog
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 1 months ago
GOOGLE'S BOSTON DYNAMICS robot division has added another pet-like creation to its family of automatons, this time aimed at indoor use. The SpotMini quadruped robot is lightweight, and has an electric locomotion system that's softer on the ears than... Read more
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Inquirier.net
WATCH: New robodog fetches soda cans and slips on banana peelsEvery now and then, Boston Dynamics releases a new video on its YouTube channel
WATCH: New robodog fetches soda cans and slips on banana peels
Inquirier.net / Posted 1 months ago
Every now and then, Boston Dynamics releases a new video on its YouTube channel to feature its latest robotic accomplishments. This time around, the spotlight falls on the all-new SpotMini. Ars Technica reports that SpotMini is one of the quietest... Read more
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CIO
Boston Dynamics' latest robot stymied by a banana skinBoston Dynamics, the Google-owned robot maker that's apparently up for sale, ha
Boston Dynamics' latest robot stymied by a banana skin
CIO / Posted 1 months ago
Boston Dynamics, the Google-owned robot maker that's apparently up for sale, has a new four-legged robot small enough to walk around a house, agile enough to load your dishwasher, and not quite clever enough to avoid banana skins on the... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
One of Google’s robots is officially housebroken: SpotMini will do your chores for youOne of Google’s robots is officially housebroken. Boston Dynamics, the Google-
One of Google’s robots is officially housebroken: SpotMini will do your chores for you
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 1 months ago
One of Google’s robots is officially housebroken. Boston Dynamics, the Google-owned robotics company, has released viral video for years. But the robots have almost always performed their feats outdoors or in a laboratory. In a new video released... Read more
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Boston Globe
Meet Boston Dynamics newest robotWaltham-based company Boston Dynamics’ announced its newest robot Spotmini Thur
Meet Boston Dynamics newest robot
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
Waltham-based company Boston Dynamics’ announced its newest robot Spotmini Thursday on its YouTube page. Spotmini is a smaller version of the Spot robot. It weighs 65 pounds including its arm and is the company’s quietest robot, Boston Dynamics said... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Boston Dynamics' New Robot Dog Is Defeated By Banana Peelsmore hands-off this go around. Here's SpotMini slipping on a handful of strateg
Boston Dynamics' New Robot Dog Is Defeated By Banana Peels
KIVI Boise / Posted 1 months ago
more hands-off this go around. Here's SpotMini slipping on a handful of strategically placed banana peels. Aside from Boston Dynamics' more cartoonish approach to being mean, the other thing that stands out in this debut is that most of the... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Google’s new robot can do the dishes, serve drinksWASHINGTON — One of Google’s robots is officially housebroken. Boston Dynamics
Google’s new robot can do the dishes, serve drinks
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 1 months ago
WASHINGTON — One of Google’s robots is officially housebroken. Boston Dynamics, the Google-owned robotics company, has released viral video for years. But the robots have almost always performed their feats outdoors or in a laboratory. In a new... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Boston Dynamics’ Newest Robot Does the Dishes, Serves DrinksBoston Dynamics, the Google-owned robotics company, has released videos for yea
Boston Dynamics’ Newest Robot Does the Dishes, Serves Drinks
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 1 months ago
Boston Dynamics, the Google-owned robotics company, has released videos for years, with many of them going viral. But the robots have almost always performed their feats outdoors or in a laboratory. Now, in a new video released Thursday, Boston... Read more
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CNET
Top 6 Creepiest Moments in Boston Dynamics' new robot videoBoston Dynamics seems intent on testing the thresholds of human tolerance for c
Top 6 Creepiest Moments in Boston Dynamics' new robot video
CNET / Posted 1 months ago
Boston Dynamics seems intent on testing the thresholds of human tolerance for creepy robots. The latest video of their newest creation, the SpotMini, feels like proof of this mission. Instead of editorializing (you can read more at the link above),... Read more
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Mashable
New Boston Dynamics robot is adorable or terrifying or bothPoor SpotMini. In its first appearance on Boston Dynamics' wildly entertaining
New Boston Dynamics robot is adorable or terrifying or both
Mashable / Posted 1 months ago
Poor SpotMini. In its first appearance on Boston Dynamics' wildly entertaining YouTube channel, it's subjected to a total wipe-out courtesy of a pile of banana peels. But nothing seems to phase the Google-owned robotics lab's teeny new addition.... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Robotic Dog Does Dishes, Plays Fetchthe slobber. The mechanical canine looks like a cross between a dog and giraff
Robotic Dog Does Dishes, Plays Fetch
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 1 months ago
the slobber. The mechanical canine looks like a cross between a dog and giraffe, weighs about 55 pounds and, according to Boston Dynamics, is one of the quietest the company has ever built. Watch: Robot Dog Interacts with Real Dog The robot's... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
This robot dog can do chores for youreally take its toll. A pet that not only cleans up after itself, but cleans u
This robot dog can do chores for you
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 1 months ago
really take its toll. A pet that not only cleans up after itself, but cleans up for you? Now, that’s the dream. Thanks to Boston Dynamics, it could soon be a reality. The robotics company — owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — released a... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
This robot dog can do chores for youreally take its toll. A pet that not only cleans up after itself, but cleans u
This robot dog can do chores for you
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 1 months ago
really take its toll. A pet that not only cleans up after itself, but cleans up for you? Now, that’s the dream. Thanks to Boston Dynamics, it could soon be a reality. The robotics company — owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — released a... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
This robot dog can do chores for youreally take its toll. A pet that not only cleans up after itself, but cleans u
This robot dog can do chores for you
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 1 months ago
really take its toll. A pet that not only cleans up after itself, but cleans up for you? Now, that’s the dream. Thanks to Boston Dynamics, it could soon be a reality. The robotics company — owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — released a... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
This robot dog can do chores for youreally take its toll. A pet that not only cleans up after itself, but cleans u
This robot dog can do chores for you
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 1 months ago
really take its toll. A pet that not only cleans up after itself, but cleans up for you? Now, that’s the dream. Thanks to Boston Dynamics, it could soon be a reality. The robotics company — owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — released a... Read more
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KIVI Boise
This robot dog can do chores for youreally take its toll. A pet that not only cleans up after itself, but cleans u
This robot dog can do chores for you
KIVI Boise / Posted 1 months ago
really take its toll. A pet that not only cleans up after itself, but cleans up for you? Now, that’s the dream. Thanks to Boston Dynamics, it could soon be a reality. The robotics company — owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — released a... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
This robot dog can do chores for youreally take its toll. A pet that not only cleans up after itself, but cleans u
This robot dog can do chores for you
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 1 months ago
really take its toll. A pet that not only cleans up after itself, but cleans up for you? Now, that’s the dream. Thanks to Boston Dynamics, it could soon be a reality. The robotics company — owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — released a... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
This robot dog can do chores for youreally take its toll. A pet that not only cleans up after itself, but cleans u
This robot dog can do chores for you
KGTV San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
really take its toll. A pet that not only cleans up after itself, but cleans up for you? Now, that’s the dream. Thanks to Boston Dynamics, it could soon be a reality. The robotics company — owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — released a... Read more
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Daily Mail
The 'giraffe dog': Boston Dynamics reveals its latest robotThe 'giraffe dog' that can help around the house: Alphabet's Boston Dynamics re
The 'giraffe dog': Boston Dynamics reveals its latest robot
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
The 'giraffe dog' that can help around the house: Alphabet's Boston Dynamics reveals 'MiniSpot' in bizarre video that sees it falling on a banana skin and loading a dishwasher Boston Dynamics best known for Atlas, its 5 foot 9 humanoid robot, and... Read more
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The Washington Times
Boston Dynamics creates SpotMini: Robot can clean house, become ‘Beer Me’ slaveEngineers at Boston Dynamics have created an all-electric robot for completing
Boston Dynamics creates SpotMini: Robot can clean house, become ‘Beer Me’ slave
The Washington Times / Posted 1 months ago
Engineers at Boston Dynamics have created an all-electric robot for completing household tasks that is likely to elicit either terror or joy among the broader public. SpotMini is the newest creation by a team of researchers at the Google Inc.... Read more
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