Boston Dynamics' Latest Robo-Dog Can Now Open Doors!

Tube video with over a million views a four-legged robot made by Boston Dynamics opens a door

Tube video with over a million views a four-legged robot made by Boston Dynamics opens a door

Since 2016, robotics company Boston Dynamics has released a few versions of its dog-like SpotMini robot, which was meant to be able to perform household chores.

Though that idea is nothing new for these robots, Monday's video showed one of the robots open a door for his friend.

The new Spot Mini has the ability to open doors with either its arm or face, according to Techcrunch.

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When Boston Dynamics uploads another video onto YouTube, one can assume one of two things: it'll be terrifying and make humanity fear for its future, or it'll be absolutely adorable.

The robot continues to prop the door open for itself and the other robot to walk through before letting it close behind them.

The robot, which was unveiled in June 2016 and then updated in November 2017, can now open doors and hold them open. The company says on its website that the robot "comfortably fits in an office or home" and can handle objects and climbs stairs. It can run for about 90 minutes on a single charge, depending what tasks it is set.

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Boston Dynamics is owned by the Asian conglomerate SoftBank, an enormous multinational that has been on an acquisition spree in recent years (it also owns the chip designer Arm Holdings, a majority of the USA telco Spring, and has substantial stakes in Uber, Nvidia, Slack and WeWork). Among these sensors are stereo cameras, depth cameras, an inertial measurement unit and position and force sensors in its limbs. SpotMini has Boston Dynamics' uncanny trademark valley gait and would show absolutely no remorse when it comes to hunting you and your kin down in the post-Trump era wasteland of the 2020s.

This is not the first time Boston Dynamics have wowed the world with their robotic inventions.

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