Hyundai Motor Group has successfully completed the acquisition of Boston Dynamics, Inc. from SoftBank Group Corp. in a deal that values the mobile robot firm at $1.1 billion. To celebrate, Boston Dynamics released a couple of new videos, including one where Spot takes on BTS in a dance showdown. Hyundai aims to transform itself into a Smart Mobility Solution Provider and has invested in the development of future technologies, including autonomous driving, artificial intelligence (AI), Urban Air Mobility (UAM), smart factories as well as robots. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Boston Dynamics has been the established leader in the development of agile, mobile robots that are integrated into business operations of many of the world’s top industrial firms. Advanced robotics allow for opportunities in rapid growth with the potential to positively impact society by making work safer as well as more productive.
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Boston Dynamics launched sales of its first commercial robot, Spot in June of 2020 and now has hundreds of robots operating in a variety of industries, including power utilities, construction, manufacturing, oil and gas, and mining. The company also recently unveiled Stretch™, its first commercial robot specifically designed for warehouse facilities and distribution centers,” said the company.