An update on Spot / SpotMini, by The Verge: Boston Dynamics is putting Spot to work. The company has announced a new leasing program for its Spot robot (formerly SpotMini), which is aimed at construction, entertainment, and other automation-friendly industries. But is the world ready for this semi-autonomous quadruped? Boston Dynamics’ Spot is leaving the […]
TossingBot, a robotic arm that picks up items and tosses them to boxes outside its reach range. It is double the speed and dexterity of other state-of-the-art picking systems achieving 500+ mean picks per hour, and is better at throwing than most of the engineers on the team. The key to TossingBot is a self-improving […]
Scribit is a vertical plotter that can draw any content sourced from the web – and update it in real time. It is mounted on a wall using only 2 plugs and a wire in between. You send it an image from within the app and it will start drawing (with support for 4 colors […]
Cheetah can now run blind amongst a few other new tricks: Also notice how small this thing has become when compared to three years ago 😱
Latest new trick from one of Boston Dynamics’ robots: HODOR.
It’s great – and also terrifying at the same time – to see how the Atlas evolves every year (see 2016, 2013, 2011)
Nigel Stanford has created an installation sporting industrial robot arms to play a song named “Automatica” A behind the scenes is also available: Also worth checking out is his “CYMATICS: Science Vs. Music”
Orange robots at the company’s sorting stations are able to identify the destination of a package through a code-scan, virtually eliminating sorting mistakes. Shentong’s army of robots can sort up to 200,000 packages a day, and are self-charging, meaning they are operational 24/7.
Again great stuff by the Boston Dynamics team. It looks like their Atlas robot with wheels underneath it. (fragment starts at 3:45) It’s satisfying to see how smooth this thing goes and jumps, all whilst remaining in perfect balance. It’s also pretty scary to know that this thing can outrun me any time … I, […]
Mesmerizing: (watch it fullscreen)