The Four-Legged Robot SPOT, a New Advancement In Military Robots!

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Spot is a four-legged robot designed for indoor and outdoor operation. It is electrically powered and hydraulically actuated. Spot has a sensor head that helps it navigate and negotiate rough terrain.

The Four-Legged Robot SPOT, a New Advancement In Military Robots!

Spot was created by the innovative engineering and robotics design company Boston Dynamics. Spot can perform the usual Boston Dynamics trick: it can withstand a kick without tipping over, and it can also move slowly and accurately indoors while being able to run faster if necessary.

The American military is interested in these types of robots for field infantry support. Moving at 4mph and able to carry heavy loads, it is easy to see how Spot could offer soldiers help near the frontline.

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