Boston Dynamics will start selling a first-generation universal robot which is like a robot dog. Spot is an agile mobile robot that you can customize for a wide range of applications. The base platform provides rough-terrain mobility, 360 degree obstacle avoidance, and various levels of navigation, remote control and autonomy. You can customize Spot by adding specialized sensors, software and other payloads. Early customers are already testing Spot to monitor construction sites, provide remote inspection at gas, oil and power installations, and in public safety. Spot is in mass production and currently shipping to select early adopters.
* It can carry up to 14 kilograms.
* It has two payload ports.
* It moves at 3 miles per hour and can move for 90 minutes on a single charge. It has 4.5 miles of range
* The battery pack can be swapped out
* It can move over difficult terrain
* there is a robotic arm attachment for opening doors and other tasks
The video shows how it can be useful in an industrial, factory, construction or warehouse setting.
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