Google Has Acquired Boston Dynamics, An Engineering Company That Creates Robots That Can Walk and Run


On Friday Google confirmed that they have acquired the engineering company Boston Dynamics, creator of a dynamic line of balancing robots that can walk and run. We’ve covered many of these machines in the past, including Atlas, WildCat, Petman, LS3, SandFlea, Cheetah, AlphaDog and BigDog.

Here’s a demo video featuring their four-legged running robot WildCat:

via The New York Times