Introducing “Spot” the Four Legged Robot

Google’s “Spot” robot dog came soon after the BigDog. It’s not only smaller, but it is also more advanced and lifelike.


“Spot” is a 160-pound machine that can do everything – run, climb stairs, follow and carry a huge amount of weight. The dog is electrically powered and hydraulically actuated. It navigates over rough terrain and its surroundings via a sensor on its head. The controller of the robot is game-like.

The robot dog is designed to follow a soldier for 20-miles while carrying 400-pounds of their kit. If it is kicked or if it tips over, Spot can immediately stand back up.



Via TechEBlog

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