Boston Dynamics

Alphabet puts robot-maker Boston Dynamics up for sale: Report

Alphabet Inc , the new holding company for Google, has put Boston Dynamics, part of its robotics division, up for sale for lack of revenue potential, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the plans.

Mar 18, 2016, 16:15 PM IST
Watch: Google-owned Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot can withstand torture!

Watch: Google-owned Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot can withstand torture!

According to Boston Dynamics, the new version of Atlas robot is about 5 feet inches tall (about a head shorter than the DRC Atlas) and weighs 180 pounds.

Feb 25, 2016, 19:13 PM IST

World`s fastest robot can reach up to 45 mph

Florida-based Robotics Unlimited has built OutRunner, a six-legged robot that can reach speeds up to 45 miles per hour on a treadmill and 25 miles per hour outdoors.

May 25, 2014, 14:45 PM IST

US military`s latest weapon: Robot that gallops at 25 km/h

US scientists have developed a new four-legged robot called WildCat that gallops at 25 km/h on flat ground and will aid military and rescue operations.

Oct 08, 2013, 21:22 PM IST

DARPA unveils humanoid robot

The US military has unveiled one of its most-advanced humanoid robots known as Atlas, which was created to assist in future emergency situations, the American Forces Press Service reported.

Jul 13, 2013, 19:38 PM IST

Now, robot that runs faster than Usain Bolt!

Faster than the fastest man ever born, a Pentagon-funded robot, dubbed Cheetah, clocked 28.3mph to beat its own record.

Sep 07, 2012, 16:45 PM IST

Four-legged "Cheetah" robot sets new speed record

The Cheetah is part of a program aimed at achieving theoretical and experimental advances in the science of robotics.

Mar 06, 2012, 08:32 AM IST

Four-legged "Cheetah" robot sets new speed record

The Cheetah is part of a program aimed at achieving theoretical and experimental advances in the science of robotics.

Mar 06, 2012, 08:32 AM IST