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Google Aquires Boston Dynamics, Makers of “Big Dog” Robot

Google Aquires Boston Dynamics, Makers of “Big Dog” Robot

Google announced Friday (December 13th 2013) that it has completed the aquisition of Boston Dynamics, a robotics company well known for its Big Dog robot. Google has aquired at least seven other robotics companies over the last year, a clear sign of the company’s intent to become a leader within the industry.

Petman Bipedal Robot Prototype by Boston Dynamics – Video

Petman is the first anthropomorphic robot that moves dynamically like a real person. The goal is to recreate how a human walks to stress test chemical suits.