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© boston dynamics Electronics Production | June 27, 2016

Sit, Spot, sit

Boston Dynamics has released a new video of yet another "doglike" robot – and this one seems to be a bit more playful than the others.


SpotMini is a new smaller version of the Spot robot, weighing in at 55 lbs or 65 lbs if you include its arm. The robot is all-electric, no hydraulics, and runs for about 90 minutes on a charge - depending on what its doing.

"SpotMini is one of the quietest robots we have ever built. It has a variety of sensors, including depth cameras, a solid state gyro (IMU) and proprioception sensors in the limbs. These sensors help with navigation and mobile manipulation," Boston Dynamics writes in the video description.

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