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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:
- Speed: 1.6 m/s
- Maximum slope: +/- 30
- Maximum walking height: 300 mm
- 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:
- Surveillance and security
- Data collection
- Sample collection
- Transportation of equipment to hazardous areas
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:
- Autonomous docking station ➡ Boston Dynamics Spot Docking Station
- Full-color panoramic vision ➡ Boston Dynamics Spot CAM+
- Full-color, low-light panoramic vision, microphone and speaker ➡ Spot CAM+IR
- Adapter for non-Boston Dynamics peripherals ➡ Spot GXP adapter
- Additional processor designed for running your own OS and apps / access to SDK ➡Spot Core
There are 14 products.
Spot Enterprise is the “corporate” version of the quadruped robot created by Boston Dynamics. It’s designed not only for research and teaching but also for developing industrial and service robotics applications, and will quickly become your faithful corporate companion, always ready to work!
TThe Spot robotic arm is one of the essential accessories to make your mobile robot even more skilled and autonomous.
Need an extra battery for your Spot robot? This charging case is an accessory you should always have to hand to make the very most of your quadruped robot!
While it’s true that there are already lots of ways to charge your Spot mobile robot, this charging station could well revolutionise the way you use your Boston Dynamics platform – and push the boundaries of your research and development work!
The Spot Charger case contains all the accessories you need to power your mobile four-legged Spot robot.
Boston Dynamics has designed a whole host of accessories you can attach to the back of its four-legged Spot robot. This CAM pack gives it panoramic colour vision plus some extra bonuses.
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!
This new camera kit offers an unprecedented collection of sound and image devices for use with the Spot robot. A great way to develop your canine senses!
SPOT Core I/O is a Spot robot payload designed for equipping your quadruped mobile platform with a variety of robotics accessories.
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.
This radio kit makes Spot’s WiFi network more efficient (range and speed).
If you’re looking to customise your quadruped robot, why not try this high-quality vinyl Spot covering?
For controlling your Spot robot remotely, from wherever you are!
With this Spot robot accessory, you can increase the number of connections available by connecting a single device to your robot.