The robotic dog Spot, the latest product of Boston Dynamics mechanical engineering company, is promised to bring many useful contributions to humans.
Having caused a fever on social networks a few years ago with the ability to overcome rough terrain, travel through bad weather, receive construction materials or stand up after falling, the company’s famous robot dog Boston Dynamics has officially been opened for sale and is ready to hand over to some customers who have previously ordered.
Named Spot by Boston Dynamics, this robotic dog is also the company’s first commercial robot to hit the market. Currently, the company still has a second model called Atlas, but this model has not been sold to customers.
The robotic dog Spot is officially on the shelves after a long wait
It is known that the robot dog Spot can go over terrain that the wheel robot can not cross. In addition, this dog is also capable of carrying furniture weighing less than 14 kg. Spot’s durability is far superior to the best drones currently available. Besides, a Spot dog can increase the maximum speed to 1.6 m / s. Including a spare battery and a primary battery, the Spot is capable of running at high speed for a continuous 90 minutes.
In addition, this robotic dog works with a hardware controller in combination with a joystick, unlike any type of console that is often used to adjust remote devices such as drones. , toy.
With multiple cameras and sensors, the Spot dog has a 360-degree view. The operator can access various Spot functions with a standard controller. Spot owns the Python library and API to support software development capabilities and a lot of auxiliary accessories.
However, this dog is not used as a pet, it is served in some physical work or dangerous places, such as construction, installation of electricity, water and gas and ensure safety. community.
According to Raibert, the Spot dog business is an important milestone for the company in particular and the auto mechanics market in general. Originating from robots that are manufactured for lab jobs, Boston Dynamicsy is now able to launch the first business model, targeting customers who are businesses.
Prices for Spot are not yet shared by Boston Dynamics and will be primarily based on the initial market reaction and assessment. Many industry experts predict that Spot’s price may be equivalent to a new car.