Industrial-Grade Robotic Dogs on Patrol!

The ANYmal C from ANYbotics (red body) climbs stairs, recovers from a fall, performs an autonomous mission and avoids obstacles, docks to charge by itself, digitizes analogue sensors and monitors the environment.”

Boston Dynamics began selling Spot (yellow body), which is “aimed at construction, entertainment, and other automation-friendly industries” in late 2019.

The Aliengo robot dog by Unitree Robotics, headquartered in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, is currently in development.

Story and photos courtesy of ANYbotics, Boston Dynamics, Unitree and via The Verge.

Honorable mention: Elektro and Sparko, "Robot’s Best Friend."  Westinghouse introduced Sparko the dog as a companion for Elektro at the World's Fair in 1940. Bettmann, Getty Images.