Boston Dynamics’ new bot is the perfect office pet
13 February 2018
The SpotMini is a nimble robot that can handle objects and climb stairs, perfect for use in offices, home and outdoors. It can even open doors!
SpotMini has four legs, weighs 25kg and is all-electric. It can run for about 90 minutes on a single charge, depending what tasks it is set. Boston Dynamics claim it’s the quietest robot it’s ever built.
SpotMini is a smaller version of Spot, its bigger brother. It has the capability to pick up and handle objects using 5° of freedom and intelligent perception sensors. The sensor package comprises of stereo and depth cameras, an IMU and position/force sensors in its limbs. They all help with navigation and mobile manipulation.
Video courtesy of Boston Dynamics