Boston Dynamics' dog-like SpotMini robots will go on sale in 2019

Boston Dynamics Plans to Start Selling Their Robot Dog 'SpotMini' Year

No word yet on when the robot will be available for purchase.

Raibert said the SpotMini, which they claim is the "quietest robot [they] have built", is already in pre-production and preparing for commercial availability in 2019.

"SpotMini in pre-production now", said Raibert.

A video shared by Boston Dynamics on Thursday shows the bot in autonomous mode, effortlessly navigating indoor and outdoor surroundings, obstacles and stairs like a real-life pup. Clearly, the company is making progress with its next generation robots and how they can navigate the world.

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And now, we're a step closer to being able to see the action of this robot up close and personal. "We built them [behind the scenes], but with contractors/manufacturers". After almost three decades, Boston Dynamics will finally begin selling its robots, beginning with none other than the SpotMini. One of its more intriguing creations is the SpotMini robot which kind of looks like a dog. The first version of the SpotMini walked, rolled over and even put objects in a dishwasher. A year ago it was updated and now she can walk independently, using Autonomous navigation.

At Amazon's robotic conference earlier this year, CEO Jeff Bezos posted a photo of him walking with one of the Boston Dynamics robot dogs.

The robots are increasingly able to move in a natural, smooth way. While the robot has to slow down and gingerly approach the obstacle, it successfully completes the jump. The robot holds the door open, letting its sibling enter first, before trotting through the doorway itself. At the time, Softbank said the acquisition would help it be at the forefront of "the next wave of smart robotics".

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