Tag: Boston Dynamics

Google adds Boston Dynamics to stable of robotic acquisitions

The New York Times, which confirmed earlier this month that Google has been quietly buying up robotics companies, reports that the search giant has added an eighth acquisition to the mix: Boston Dynamics. Within the robotics community, that’s probably the biggest name to be bought up yet. The previous companies acquired during Google’s recent spending

Boston Dynamics posts video of cheetah-like WildCat robot

Whenever Boston Dynamics releases a video of one of its new robots, it’s an event. The company’s introduction to its latest creation, WildCat, was no exception — a clip posted yesterday on YouTube has already racked up more than a half-million views. WildCat is seen bounding through a parking lot in the video, and unlike