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A family affair: Spot (left) with the firm's other robot dogs
Now, it has unveiled a smaller, lighter version called 'spot'.
The four legged robo-pet can run, climb stairs, job next to its owner and even cope with being kicked.
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Although Boston Dynamics has not revealed what Spot will be used for, it has released a video showing off its capabilities.
The 160 pound electrically powered and hydraulically actuated robot can walk, trot and even climb steps.
Lance Cpl. Brandon Dieckmann, of the India Company, with Cujo the robot dog in the Kahuku Training Area, July 12, 2014, during the Rim of the Pacific 2014 exercise, where Cujo delivered water to soldiers in its biggest test yet.