Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Boston Dynamics Spot Robot Dog: The Robotdogpocalypse is Coming!

 |  |  |  |  February 11, 2015


We all know Boston Dynamics BigDog, a quadrupedal robot designed to navigate rough terrain. Now BigDog has a little dog sibling called Spot. Spot weighs only 160 lbs, has four hydraulic legs, a sensor head, and a crazy ability to stay upright even when kicked by a human or climbing slopes and uneven ground.

spot_robot_1
Spot walks more like a weird horse than a dog and it’s movement is pretty creepy. Even the people who work on this robot appear to be fearful and hate the creature. The video shows several staff members kicking the beast, but alas, it always stays upright, probably logging their faces for future vengeance.

Study the video. Find it’s weak points. For one day we may need to kill us some robot dogs. I’m looking forward to packs of them roaming the wasteland of the future.

[via The Verge]



How to Make a Paper Boomerang

How to Make a Paper Boomerang

Valtcan Titanium Military Canteen + Mess Kit

Valtcan Titanium Military Canteen + Mess Kit

ULANZI VL49 RGB Photography Light

ULANZI VL49 RGB Photography Light

Infiniti Celebrates a Custom Q60 Drift Machine with a Short Film

Infiniti Celebrates a Custom Q60 Drift Machine with a Short Film

Will Ford’s Electric Pickup Be Called the F-150 Lightning?

Will Ford’s Electric Pickup Be Called the F-150 Lightning?

2021 Infiniti Q50 Signature Edition Is Loaded with Luxury Upgrades

2021 Infiniti Q50 Signature Edition Is Loaded with Luxury Upgrades

Advertisement