Spot from Boston Dynamics: an autonomous four-legged robot

Spot is an autonomous quadruped robot, created by Boston Dynamics, the firm that also created the humanoid robot Atlas. Generation Robots is an official European distributor of the Spot robot since 2020.

Spot robot from Boston Dynamics: presentation

Thanks to its innovative design, Spot can easily move on rough terrain, walk on stones or stairs, unlike most mobile robots.

Below are the main characteristics of the robot. For more details, feel free to read our Spot Enterprise robot product sheet.

Main features of the Spot robot:

  • Displacement:
    • Speed: 1.6 m/s
    • Maximum slope: +/- 30
    • Maximum walking height: 300 mm
  • Autonomy: 
    • Average autonomy: 90 min.
    • Standby time: 180 min.
    • Charging time : 120 min.
    • Charging time: 120 min.
  • Payload : 14 kg
  • Protection : IP54

Applications of the robot dog Spot

Spot is a robust, very agile and versatile robot that can be used in a wide range of missions:

  • Exploration
  • Surveillance and security
  • Inspection
  • Mapping
  • Data collection
  • Sample collection
  • Transportation of equipment to hazardous areas
  • Etc

Spot, a scalable robot thanks to its accessories and payloads

The Spot robotic platform can be equipped with a range of accessories that will enable it to perform even better the tasks entrusted to it. These add-ons add new features or improve the existing one.

Examples of payloads designed to optimize the Spot robot:

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You’d like your Spot robot to be even more sensitive to its environment? Spot CAM+ is a robotics accessory pack designed to make your robot see the world through rose-coloured glasses and in cinemascope!

SPOT EAP 2: the second version of a package designed to improve the autonomy of your Spot robot dog. Equipped with a Velodyne VLP-16 lidar and SPOT CORE I/O processor.