Sure, Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot has been around for quite some time, but it comes with a hefty price tag north of $70000 USD. For those seeking a more budget-friendly alternative, there’s Unitree Robotics’ Go1. Starting at $2700, it could be the perfect human companion, as the robot not only has a top speed of 10.6 mph, but boasts “Intelligent Side-Follow”, a system designed to do run right alongside its owner. Read more for a video and additional information.
This robot may not have the huge price tag, but it still features a super sensory system that consists of five sets of fish-eye stereo depth cameras as well as three sets of hypersonic sensors for obstacle avoidance. There’s no need to worry about it overheating, as there’s an integrated heat pipe cooling system. On a full charge you can expect around 90-minutes of continuous use. Available in Go1 Air ($2700), Go1 ($3500), and Go1 Edu ($8500), each model weighs in at around 26-pounds, with the main difference between the three being processing power.
- With LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor (51515), kids gain essential STEM skills as they build, code and play with remote-control model robots and intelligent creations that shoot missiles, play ball, drive around and more!
- Kids build Charlie, Tricky, Blast, M.V.P. and Gelo, and take on activities and missions using the Scratch-based LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor App (visit LEGO.com/devicecheck for a list of compatible devices)
- With almost 1,000 pieces, including an intelligent Hub, 4 Medium Motors, Color Sensor and Distance Sensor with break-out interface, youngsters can also build their own fun robotic toys and share them online on LEGO Life
- An easy-to-install rechargeable battery is included, so no need to go hunting for spare batteries when the fun’s about to start
- Blast stands at over 14” (36cm) tall, while Gelo measures over 9” (24cm) long; The Powered Up components in this set are also compatible with the LEGO BOOST Creative Toolbox (17101), Droid Commander (75253) and others