Google has acquired Big Dog and ATLAS robot creators Boston Dynamics. You know, the company that makes those menacing robotic dogs and humanoid robots that can fling cinder blocks around.
Humanity may not be doomed just yet, but this 'bot is still cleverer than it might appear.
Think half cheetah and half mule and you'll be more than half right about what this robot can do.
Boston Dynamics has an impressive track record of successful robots. But can they make the LS3 even better?
The era of Terminator-style robots that move like human beings is fast approaching, as exampled by new video of one well-known robot being developed by the Department of Defense.
Be scared: Boston Dynamic's four-legged robot BigDog has a new arm — on its face — that can pick up and throw cinder blocks.
If you want to know what's behind a wall when you're in hostile territory, it's probably not a great idea to stick your head out to take a look. The Sand Flea robot gives you a safer way to look, with its tremendous leaping ability allowing access over walls and into buildings.
There's a tech firm called Boston Dynamics that is responsible for some pretty freaky military hardware — most notably, the famous BigDog. And this is their latest development: PETMAN, (note to readers: not to be confused with Le Petomane) a...
We reported on the Precision Urban Hopper a couple of months back, but now here's a chance to see the little box of tricks (maybe that should be 'bot of tricks) in action. Thanks to its piston-actuated leg, it can...
Just this morning we told you how Boston Dynamics is getting robots to hop like rabbits, and now the company, working with the University of Pennsylvania's "Kod*lab," has them climbing up poles. The 28-inch-long RiSE V3 has four claw-tipped legs...