There is a new SpotMini from robotics maker Boston Dynamics. We first saw the four-legged SpotMini in 2016 but this video clip from Boston Dynamics suggests that SpotMini has evolved. The Boston Dynamics YouTube page says that details for the bot are forthcoming. You can see more video at bostondynamics.com.
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Ford celebrates 60 years of producing trucks in Brazil with a trucker hat. SafeCap is designed to keep drivers from falling asleep at the wheel. The prototype senses head movements associated with drowsiness then uses lights, vibrations, and sounds to alert the driver. Want more videos? Head over to https://www.autoblog.com/category/autoblog-minute/
The Smart vision EQ fortwo is Daimler AG's take on the future of mobility. This electric concept has no pedals or steering wheel and considers a future with autonomous car sharing.
Hyperloop One had its first successful test. The test lasted 5.3 seconds as the sled reached 70 MPH. Next up, more tests as Hyperloop One attempts to achieve 250 MPH with the XP-1 pod.