For several years in a row, the companyBoston Dynamics releases robots of varying complexity. For example, recently she introduced the amazing Handle robot, which is capable of dragging boxes with the help of suction-cup hands. Despite all these innovations, the firm still remains a research and development company, and none of its robots are available for purchase. According to the founder of the company, Mark Rybert, in 2019 this will change - SpotMini will be able to buy by anyone who wishes and who has enough money for it. It seems that the day of the start of sales is approaching - the company published a video where 10 SpotMini robots are pulling a heavy truck behind them.
The video shows potential power.four-legged robots. From the ability to pull a huge truck behind them, it means that they have an incredible thrust force and excellent grip. It can be assumed that they can be used to drag containers with cargo, but the question arises - why should companies buy expensive robots when they can use cheaper transport? It is possible that robots will be more efficient on uneven terrain where wheeled vehicles simply cannot travel.
In addition to the SpotMini robot, the company hashumanoid Atlas, which is able to perform various tricks and drag various objects. Not a word has been said yet about its launch, but he probably would have found a use in manufacturing companies. Also, do not forget about the above-mentioned robot Handle - it has a direct route to the warehouses for dragging boxes of goods.
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