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…

Airport to use autonomous robots to blast floors with UVC light

[ad_1] With coronavirus keeping travelers at home, one airport is taking spring cleaning to the next level with a pair of robots.  Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), working with Carnegie Robotics, will use autonomous machines equipped with UVC light to kill microbes. The robots will first scrub floors in high-traffic areas. Then they will emit ultraviolet…