The robots that will follow

By Mike Hayes22 March 2021

Following technology firm Piaggio Fast Forward (PFF) has, along with positioning specialist Trimble, announced the development of technology that allow robots to follow humans or other machines.

The two companies have developed a prototype device, which sits on the Spot robotic platform developed by Boston Dynamics.

The technology opens up a third mode of navigating sites for Spot – with following added to its remote control and autonomous operations.

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