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December 23, 2015

LiDAR-Equipped Robo-Reindeer Pull a Sleigh

Boston Dynamics robot pulling a sleigh

Boston Dynamics is a Google-owned company that builds horrifying advanced robots. They’ve built one that uses a Velodyne LiDAR to run on its own and jump over obstacles, and even continue standing up once you give it a good kick. If the whole thing weren’t already weird enough for you, now they’re sending out a video of these robots pulling a Christmas sleigh. 

I’m not sure what’s scarier–a robotic Rudolph, or a snowless Boston in late December.

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