Ericsson has trialled Boston Dynamic's Spot equipped with 5G, making it operable at far greater distances than when a WiFi connection was required. In the trial, it did fence perimeter checks.
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Boston Dynamics has announced that it is going to sell and lease its robot dog, Spot. The firm only has a limited number so it wants customers who have interesting usage applications for Spot.
It's quite a challenge to balance a two-legged robot so it can stay still or walk properly but not only can Boston Dynamics' humanoid robot, Atlas, walk or jump but it can now also perform backflips.
Japanese multinational SoftBank will be acquiring Alphabet's Boston Dynamics and SCHAFT robotics divisions. As of now, the terms of the agreement between Alphabet and SoftBank have not been disclosed.
Handle is a new robot developed by Boston Dynamics and revealed in a leaked video from a presentation by the company's founder, Marc Raibert. One of its advantages is a lower price point.
Beset by internal conflicts, the robotics unit is reportedly on the auction block after failing to commercialize its research soon enough. Amazon and Toyota could be interested.
Google has confirmed its acquisition of London based artificial intelligence firm DeepMind, which specializes in machine learning and system neuroscience, for an undisclosed amount.
Google has confirmed that it has acquired Boston Dynamics, a company that has gained fame for its four legged automatons that look like they were made for a post-apocalypse sci-fi movie.