Creepy Robot Dog That Wants to Inspect Your Construction Site is For Sale Now

SHANE HEDMOND | September 26, 2019

article image
A few months ago, we wrote about a pretty weird and creepy robot dog that was designed to navigate tough and constantly changing terrain, such as on a construction site.  Boston Dynamics, the maker of robot, has now officially announced it is available for sale. SPOT, as the robot dog is called, can climb stairs, open doors, avoid collisions, and even pick itself up if it happens to fall.

Spotlight

W-T Engineering, Inc.

The W-T Group, LLC is a full-service consulting engineering firm based in the Chicagoland area. For over forty-five (45) years, we have been serving developers, municipalities, park districts, architects and corporate clients with innovative and economical design solutions. The W-T Group provides their clients with a one-source engineering solution to help maintain the integrity of all projects from start to finish.

OTHER ARTICLES

Five automated processes for more efficiency in precast project delivery

Article | May 26, 2021

Construction projects are currently facing numerous challenges: increasing time pressure, changes at short notice, cost efficiency, rising complexity, higher demands on architectural design and a larger number of participants characterize precast design today.

Read More

OxBlue Announces AI-Based Capabilities for Social Distancing

Article | April 20, 2020

OxBlue.Com, an Atlanta-Based Technology Company and the Leader in Professional Construction Camera Services, Has Announced the Development of Artificial Intelligence-Based Technology for Detecting Social Distancing on Construction Sites. OxBlue, an Atlanta-based technology company and the leader in professional construction camera services, has announced the development of artificial intelligence-based technology for detecting social distancing on construction sites.

Read More

Infrastructure Policy Watch: EU climate deal proposed, while UK financing and planning steps forward

Article | May 4, 2021

In this fortnightly blog, ICE's Director of Policy Chris Richards looks at developing policy landscape for infrastructure, what decisions mean, and their implications, so that infrastructure professionals can play their part in shaping the discussion.

Read More

EDM set to lead skills development in new £10 million digital engineering centre

Article | February 11, 2020

UWE Bristol will play a central role in a new £10 million digital engineering centre for the region. The Centre for Digital Engineering Technology & Innovation is a research, innovation and skills initiative created to develop and accelerate digital engineering across multiple industry sectors, to ultimately benefit future generations of engineers and engineering products, and to help tackle global challenges.

Read More

Spotlight

W-T Engineering, Inc.

The W-T Group, LLC is a full-service consulting engineering firm based in the Chicagoland area. For over forty-five (45) years, we have been serving developers, municipalities, park districts, architects and corporate clients with innovative and economical design solutions. The W-T Group provides their clients with a one-source engineering solution to help maintain the integrity of all projects from start to finish.

Events