Robotics Resources - Webinars, Case Studies, and More

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Customer panel

Spot in energy & natural resources

Panel discussion with four energy and natural resources enterprises who are at the forefront of exploring autonomous-legged robots. We discuss their use cases, key learnings, and field questions from other customers looking to accelerate their use of robotic solutions.

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WEBINAR

Getting started with robotic industrial inspections

Workforce shortages and employee safety concerns require that industrial teams reimagine their operations. Robotic automation solutions like Spot enable customers to address these challenges by performing automated or remote inspections of their facilities. Watch our webinar to learn how Spot can perform tasks like thermal inspection, gauge reading, acoustic imaging, and more - collecting the critical information you need to power your predictive maintenance program.

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Case Study

Acciona

Spanish infrastructure and sustainability firm Acciona is inventing new ways to gather more tunnel construction data, more quickly, using Boston Dynamics Spot and Trimble solutions.

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whitepaper

Benefits of Reliable, Repeatable Data for Predictive Maintenance & Asset Performance Management

Autonomous robots are helping operators collect regular, reliable, and repeatable data to accelerate AI-driven predictive maintenance (PdM). Inside this Whitepaper, you’ll uncover the benefits of using mobile robots to capture the volume and quality of data you need for a successful Asset Performance Management program.

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WHITEPAPER

RADIATION RESILIENCY OF THE SPOT ROBOT PLATFORM

Spot is often tasked with navigating hazardous environments, including facilities where ionizing radiation exposure or contamination are present. Learn how we tested Spot's radiation resiliency.

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Video Case Study

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Explores Martian-Like Caves

Is, or was, there life beyond Earth? For years, NASA has looked for signs of life on other planets. Now, with Spot, they're one step closer.

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WEBINAR

UNLOCKING THE FUTURE OF ASSET MANAGEMENT WITH AGILE MOBILE ROBOTS

What if you could have 100x more data insights? Agile mobile robots like Spot bring sensors to industrial assets, collecting critical information at the source. By combining your Industry 4.0 investments with more frequent autonomous inspections, you will collect the volume of data your artificial intelligence programs need for advanced predictive maintenance.

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SPOT USER GROUP: ACADEMIA & RESEARCH

Watch the recording of our conversation with four Boston Dynamics customers using Spot for academic and industry research. You will hear how they are exploring autonomous-legged robots for industry-specific research, human/robot interaction, developing advanced autonomy stacks, experimenting with artificial intelligence/machine learning, and more.

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Case Study

National Grid

Energy giant National Grid is using Spot to keep employees safe and ensure uptime at a critical facility.

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WEBINAR

PANEL DISCUSSION: SPOT IN NUCLEAR ENVIRONMENTS

Want to learn about Spot for nuclear applications and other hazardous environments? Check out our panel discussion with three Boston Dynamics customers at the forefront of putting Spot to work in nuclear facilities around the world.

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Video interview

Kidd Creek Mine

Spot performs inspection in the Kidd Creek Mine, enabling operators to keep their distance from hazards.

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Case Study

Brasfield & Gorrie

General contractor Brasfield & Gorrie integrates Spot with DroneDeploy for automated and centralized site documentation.

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WEBINAR

TECH TALK: ALL ABOUT SPOT'S API

Want to learn how Spot customers are developing tailor-made integrations to address unique business challenges? See firsthand how Spot's accessible API enables users to add preferred cameras and sensors, autonomously trigger sensors and send data to analysis software, create controls and autonomy systems, and more.

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WEBINAR

Automating Inspections with Agile Mobile Robots

Join representatives from NB Power and Power Magazine to hear how the Spot inspection solution is helping companies take steps to proactively maintain and manage assets, maximize uptime, and save on operating costs.

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Case Study

Foster + Partners

Through an all-business approach to testing, Foster + Partners has uncovered practical project site applications for Spot.

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CASE STUDY

bp

bp uses Spot to improve safety and efficiency. Read about the practical steps the innovation and engineering team has taken to deploy Spot offshore.

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Webinar

Tech Talk: Mobile Manipulation That Really Works

Join our technical experts to learn how we're solving the challenging problem of mobile manipulation, get a look at the user interface for both semi-autonomous actions and telemanipulation, and see how the API allows developers to open doors, as well as pick, push, place, and drag objects through simple programs.

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Case Study

Pomerleau

Spot improves construction site documentation for Pomerleau, automating the capture of nearly 5,000 images weekly on a 500,000 sqft project.

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Case Study

Woodside

Woodside, a leading Australian energy company, is exploring the potential of Boston Dynamics Spot to automate routine inspection and sensing at its processing facilities.

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WEBINAR

SPOT ON SITE: CONSTRUCTION & REAL ESTATE SOLUTIONS

Want to learn how Spot is being put to work in the Construction and Real Estate industries? Watch this presentation to see firsthand how Spot improves jobsite visibility and planning.

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e-Book

AUTOMATING INDUSTRIAL INSPECTION

Discover how agile mobile robots are performing tedious and hazardous work and uncover how agile mobile robots succeed where other automation alternatives fail.

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Case Study

Swinerton

Swinerton automates the progress tracking workflow and reduces the time for final contractor payment through robotics, laser scanning, and AI processing.

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VIDEO

INTRO TO SPOT AUTONOMY: CREATING AUTONOMOUS MISSIONS

Looking to learn more about Spot's autonomy system? In this session, our technical team will take you through the basics of Spot’s autonomy and delve into our tablet's intuitive autonomous mission tool, Autowalk.

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Case Study

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

JPL added two Spots to their fleet of heterogeneous autonomous robots to win the DARPA Subterranean Challenge.

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VIDEO

Developer Spotlight: DESIGNING APPLICATIONS ON AN INTUITIVE PLATFORM

As a platform, Spot is designed to give your team the flexibility to configure the system to maximize ROI. Hear how real developers have utilized the platform to meet customer needs.

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VIDEO

GAMECHANGING AUTOMATION: GETTING STARTED WITH AGILE MOBILE ROBOTS

What if you could use robots to capture unlimited data on your remote site, in real time, from anywhere in the world? This session will provide you with a proven playbook of the processes our customers have used to start testing and deriving value with Spot.

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Blog Post

Unlocking Jobsite Data with Spot

Boston Dynamics announces construction partnerships with Holobuilder, Faro, and Trimble at Autodesk University.

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VIDEO

DEVELOPING A PAYLOAD, PART I: INTERFACING WITH SPOT

Want to develop your own payload or integrate a sensor but don't know where to start? In this intro session, our technical team will highlight existing integrations, introduce the steps to interfacing with Spot mechanically and electrically, and prepare you for software integration.

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VIDEO

DEVELOPING A PAYLOAD, PART II: INTEGRATING WITH SPOT SOFTWARE

Have a payload or sensor integrated with the robot, but looking to connect it to Spot’s API? In this follow-up session, our technical team will show you how to close the loop in your data collection by setting up autonomous or remotely triggered data collection and exporting that data to your system for analysis.

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e-Book

GAME CHANGING AUTOMATION

Discover the six steps to getting ROI out of agile mobile robots, from determining the value Spot could bring to your business to running your first pilot program.

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Blog Post

Boston Dynamics COVID-19 Response

Using agile mobile robots to protect healthcare workers.

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