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Adam Savage’s Spot Robot Rickshaw Carriage

Adam’s first project with Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot gives it a novel purpose: pulling a custom-built carriage with Adam as its passenger!

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Watch Adam give Spot some Victorian flair and the interesting problems that arise in marrying cutting-edge robot technology with vintage transport. YouTube star Adam Savage has constructed a one-person rickshaw carriage, so his Boston Dynamics Spot robot can drag him around.Adam Savage’s Tested

Spot is a compact, nimble four-legged robot that can trot around your office, home, or outdoors. It can map its environment, sense and avoid obstacles, climb stairs, and open doors. It can also fetch you a drink.Capable of handling up to 14 kg payloads. 3D vision system with SLAM and obstacle avoidance.


Omni-directional walking and multiple walking and trotting gaits. Can climb and descend stairs. Bioinspired dynamic control. Balances and adjusts to physical disturbances. Remote controlled by a human operator while also being able to navigate and perform some tasks autonomously.