See Boston Dynamics’ robodog herd sheep and explore in New Zealand

[ad_1] Spot, the robotic “dog” design from Boston Dynamics, has had a busy pandemic, between counseling patients and enforcing social distancing guidelines. Now, a new partnership with a New Zealand robotics firm is setting up the four-legged automaton for a new line of work: farming. Technically, the partnership is much bigger than that. Rocos specializes…

Boston Dynamics’ robot dog warns Singapore parkgoers not to get too close

[ad_1] In a startling turn for a robot that has long haunted your dreams, Boston Dynamics’ Spot has been tasked to encourage healthy behavior.  According to the Straits Times, the robot “dog” has been assigned to patrol the Bishan-Ang Mo Kio park in Singapore with the express purpose of encouraging social distancing.  “Let’s keep Singapore…

Boston Dynamics’ Spot is patrolling a Singapore park to encourage social distancing – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Since announcing the commercial availability of Spot, Boston Dynamics has presented a range of different gigs for the robot, from construction to telepresence. Last month, the company announced it was partnering with local hospitals interested in using the platform to perform remote visits for COVID-19 victims. Turns out the global pandemic has spurred all…