Boston Dynamics Releases Teaser Video of New Design for Dog-Like Robot

Remember Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini robot from last year? To refresh your memory, it was a sort of dog-giraffe hybrid with a lobster claw for a head.

Well, now they’ve made some design changes, and just yesterday they released this teaser video of the New SpotMini, racking up 1.2 million hits:

Apparently the giraffe/lobster parts have proved unworkable so they ditched them. By the bye, did you see that aperture in the middle of the thing’s “face?” I’ve got no idea what it’s for, but it looks like you shouldn’t stick your hand in it.