Sunday, December 15, 2013

Google aquires Boston Dynamics, for what?

Not sure that Google wants to bring robots closer to everyday life, or has other plans.
Via - IEEE Spectrum
Early this month, news broke that Google had acquired seven robotics startups and that Andy Rubin, the Google engineer who spearheaded the development of Android, is leading this new robots effort at the company. Google was said to be interested in using robots not for consumer applications but rather in logistics, manufacturing, and related activities. Details, however, were scarce, and Google's robotics plan remains a mystery.

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