boston dynamics

  1. J

    Robots Are Going To Kill Us All!

    I wonder how far off we are from this? Edit - Full video below and it's pretty funny ;)
  2. AlphaAtlas

    4 Legged Robot Put to Work Patrolling Power Station

    We've seen some cool footage of 4 legged robots before, but up until now, finding useful work for them to do outside of niche cases like disaster response was difficult. IEEE Spectrum says that ANYbotics brought one of their ANYmal robots to an offshore power distribution platform, and put it to...
  3. cageymaru

    Liven up the Office with UpTown Spot

    Boston Dynamics has released a fun "UpTown Spot" robot video to liven up your office today.
  4. FrgMstr

    Killer Robots Target Fat Boys that can't Parkour

    If you have not been brushing up on your cardio or parkour skills, you likely just slipped a bit further down on the Darwin list when it comes to welcoming our robot overlords. Thanks Boston Dynamics. Check out the video. Atlas does parkour. The control software uses the whole body including...
  5. FrgMstr

    KIller Robot Dogs Protect Your Loved Ones

    We have all seen these somewhat terrifying videos of the "dogs" from Boston Dynamics for years now. It seems as though commercial availability is going to be a reality soon. And no, these robots are not going to kill you, they are going to call the police so that they can kill someone else...
  6. DooKey

    Robots are Learning How to Chase us Down

    Robots are now one running step closer to being able to chase us down in the streets like dogs. Thanks to Boston Dynamics a robot can now run and jump without being attached to another device for balance. Now that they can run it's only a matter of time until the first T-800 rolls off the...
  7. R

    Humans Powerless To Stop Robots Escaping And Killing Us ALL

    Cyberdine Systems Boston Dynamics has released another video to remind us of our impending doom at the cold metal claws of our robotic overlords. Earlier this month their SpotMini robot sprouted an arm and used it to escape captivity. Now we have a video of the same robot toying with a puny...
  8. R

    Robots Escaping Captivity Will Kill Us All

    Boston Dynamics have posted a new video, and it is terrifying. The video features their SpotMini robot, that has somehow sprouted an arm, and is using it's arm to escape Boston Dynamics, and most assuredly, kill us all. While we saw the SpotMini use an arm and a clamp in it's debut in 2016, This...
  9. M

    Boston Dynamics' Atlas Has Moves

    Here's an update on Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot is now able to hop up on blocks, jump and twirl, and even do back-flips. It's come a long way since falling off stage. Still not as emotional as Chappie nor dangerous as Johnny 5, but it as them both beat in the Robot Olympics. See how Atlas got...
  10. M

    SoftBank Buys Boston Dynamics

    The mech future is steadily approaching. Alphabet Inc, parent company of Google, has agreed to sell two of its firms, Boston Dynamics and Tokyo-based Schaft. Both are in the business of designing and manufacturing robots that simulate human movement. The venture is being backed by Vision fund, a...
  11. Zarathustra[H]

    Robots Really Are Going to Kill us All!

    Here's a fresh one from the "Robot's are Going to Kill us All" desk. These videos have always been cool, but this is the first one I've seen that ACTUALLY gives me that cinematic "murderous robot from the future" feel. Thanks to forum user Dekoth-E- for the find!