Watch 10 SpotMini Robots Haul a Truck

Boston Dynamics’ Spot Mini robots work together to pull a truck

Boston Dynamics’ Spot Mini robots work together to pull a truck

Boston Dynamics built the all-electric SpotMini as a quadruped robot that weighs 66 pounds.

Ten SpotMini robots have demonstrated their strength by hauling a truck across a parking lot.

The video also shows the moment the 10 robot dogs "come to life" and rise from their sitting position to stand at exactly the same time before starting to heave the truck along the road. The design was an evolution of the first SpotMini, whose terrifying gripping arm made it resemble something from a horror movie. In a newly released video, you can see 10 Spotpower bots - a beefed-up variant of Spotmini - teaming up to pull a truck across the road (with 1-degree inclination) easily. The truck was in neutral and a driver was behind the wheel just in case anything went awry.

SpotMinis are now coming off the production line and "will be available for a range of applications soon". Last May, the company's president, Marc Raibert, said SpotMini robots should be ready for sale this year.

SpotMini has repeatedly impressed us ever since it got a new look in 2017.

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