Boston Dynamics is no longer a part of Alphabet/ Google, but it does not stand in the way of latest robot videos, like that the new teaser for a revamped version of its dog-like electric SpotMini robot. described only because of the “new SpotMini” it looks sleeker and more production ready than any version we have seen before. there is no creepy manipulator arm mounted on top and it’s covered in plastic, revealing only a group of 3D vision cameras on the exterior.
SoftBank has started rolling out robots in Japan, and it cannot be too long before we see its latest acquisition deliver something for the us. Boston Dynamics chief executive officer Marc Raibert aforementioned, “I happen to believe that robotics is bigger than the Internet” at a conference in Oct, and this might be the company’s initiative towards making that happen.