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:

Active filters

Price upon request

The Spot Inspection package provides reliable real-time data to automate all your inspection missions.

Price upon request

Discover the Spot Academia & Innovation kit, a flexible platform for research, teaching, and the development of new applications.

Price upon request

Spot Public Safety protects individuals and assess dangerous situations, all while ensuring safety.

Price upon request

Spot is 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!

Certification Certification

TThe Spot robotic arm is one of the essential accessories to make your mobile robot even more skilled and autonomous.

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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!

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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!

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The Spot Charger case contains all the accessories you need to power your mobile four-legged Spot robot.

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If you’re looking to customise your quadruped robot, why not try this high-quality vinyl Spot covering?

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!

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!

With this Spot robot accessory, you can increase the number of connections available by connecting a single device to your robot.

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.

Price upon request

This radio kit makes Spot’s WiFi network more efficient (range and speed).

For controlling your Spot robot remotely, from wherever you are!