Posted October 25, 2020 09:07:09Boston Dynamics (NASDAQ: BD) is launching its first robot in Boston Dynamics competition.
Boston Dynamics is the first company to use robotics in the competition and its first bot to compete on the Boston Dynamics Robot Challenge.
The robot is designed to deliver payloads to the front lines in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq, and it has been nicknamed “Terminator” because of its advanced technology.
The company will debut the robot at the DARPA Robot Challenge at MIT, which takes place this weekend.
It will use the DARP Robotics Challenge competition as an opportunity to showcase robotics in a new way, with its first competition focusing on developing innovative robotic solutions.
The first robot Boston Dynamics will use for its DARPA Robots Challenge, the Terminator, will arrive in Boston, Mass., next week.
Boston’s robot competition is designed specifically to help companies bring advanced robotics and technology to market.
Boston will be competing against teams from the United States, India, China and France.
DARPA will be presenting the winning teams with a $10,000 cash prize, a trip to DARPA’s headquarters in Virginia and other prizes.DARPA Robotics Challenges, which started in 2012, has been hosted in the Robotics Challenge Hall of Fame since 2014, and has seen teams like Google, Samsung and Amazon take on the challenge, with DARPA awarding a $250,000 prize and the winner taking home $5,000.