Amazon drones and robots for Google? Google bought Boston Dynamics, a company specializing in the Massachusetts building robots for the Pentagon for an amount she refused to communicate. The information was confirmed Friday by Google. In less than a year is the eighth acquisition of a robotics company by the U.S. Internet giant. Reflecting the strong interest of Google for this sector. At the head of this division at Google, Andy Rubin, the man who created the Android software.
Boston Dynamics was founded in 1992 by people from the famous Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). To the general public, the company Boston Dynamics has gained notoriety with the creation of dynamic robots, more intriguing – if creepy – as each other: Atlas, a humanoid robot, WildCat, a quadruped robot capable of reaching 45km / h or H-Blocks, a robot that assembles itself …
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