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Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot dog is now for sale, but it’ll cost you

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That is one dear dog.

Any U.S. enterprise can now buy Spot, the Boston Dynamics four-legged robot that started to be leased final 12 months, but it’s going to cost them a cool $74,500.

That is about as a lot as a Tesla Mannequin S will cost you, with none add-ons.

The creepy dog, which has apparently created 3D maps of development websites throughout trial runs, has additionally been utilized in Singapore to encourage social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“We mostly sell the robot to industrial and commercial customers who have a sensor they want to take somewhere they don’t want a person to go,” Boston Dynamics’ lead robotics engineer, Zack Jackowski, advised The Verge in a current interview.

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The above Boston Dynamics robot is on sale now for $74,500.

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“Normally as a result of it’s harmful or as a result of they should do it so usually that it could drive somebody mad. Like carrying a digicam round a manufacturing unit 40 instances a day and taking the identical photos every time,” he added.

In accordance with the robotics firm’s web site, Spot can deal with “rough terrain, avoid obstacles and navigate autonomusly.”

Nevertheless, if you’re apprehensive about Spot being misused to create a scene out of some sci-fi dystopia, haven’t any concern. That is in opposition to the corporate’s phrases of use, which state: “Spot must be used in compliance with the law, cannot be used to harm or intimidate people or animals, and must not be used as a weapon or configured to hold a weapon.”

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