Meet Spot, the robot dog that can run, hop and open doors | Marc Raibert

By: TED

Originally published on Aug 14, 2017

That science fiction future where robots can do what people and animals do may be closer than you think. Marc Raibert, founder of Boston Dynamics, is developing advanced robots that can gallop like a cheetah, negotiate 10 inches of snow, walk upright on two legs and even open doors and deliver packages. Join Raibert for a live demo of SpotMini, a nimble robot that maps the space around it, handles objects, climbs stairs — and could soon be helping you out around the house.

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Star Wars The Force Awakens BB-8 Toy Teardown

 

By: uBreakiFix

Originally published on Sep 4, 2015

We’re big Star Wars fans here at uBreakiFix, but we’re also into tearing down tech, and we had to get inside of BB-8 to see what makes this little guy tick.

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BB-8 App-Enabled Droid Built by Sphero

 

By: Go Sphero

Originally published on Sep 3, 2015

Meet BB-8™ – the app-enabled Droid™ that’s as authentic as it is advanced. BB-8 has something unlike any other robot – an adaptive personality that changes as you play. Based on your interactions, BB-8 will show a range of expressions and even perk up when you give voice commands. Set it to patrol and watch your Droid explore autonomously, make up your own adventure and guide BB-8 yourself, or create and view holographic recordings.

It’s now possible to explore the galaxy with your own trusty Astromech Droid by your side. BB-8 is more than a toy – it’s your companion. Learn more: sphero.com/starwars

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BB-8 droid from The Force Awakens rolls out on stage at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim

 

By: Inside the Magic

Originally Published on Apr 16, 2015

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The real BB-8 droid rolled out onto the Star Wars Celebration Stage during The Force Awakens panel with JJ Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy.

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