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Company Overview of Boston Dynamics, Inc.

Company Overview

Boston Dynamics, Inc., an engineering company, engages in building dynamic robots and software for human simulation. It offers BigDog, a quadruped robot for travel on rough-terrain; PETMAN, an anthropomorphic robot for testing chemical protection clothing; RISE, a robot that climbs vertical surfaces; SquishBot, a shape-changing chemical robot that moves through tight space; CHEETAH, a four-footed robot that gallops; RHex, a rugged man-portable robot with rough terrain mobility; and LittleDog, a quadruped locomotion learning robot. The company also provides DI-Guy, a human simulation for simulation-based training, UAV training, law-enforcement training, and mission-planning applications; and ...

78 Fourth Avenue

Waltham, MA 02451-7507

United States

Founded in 1992



Key Executives for Boston Dynamics, Inc.

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Boston Dynamics, Inc. Key Developments

Boston Dynamics Inc. Receives Maximum $9,983,844 Modification Contract for the Legged Squad Support System

Boston Dynamics Inc. has been awarded a maximum $9,983,844 modification (P00018) to a cost-plus- fixed-fee contract (HR0011-10-C-0025) for the Legged Squad Support System (LS3) program. LS3 seeks to demonstrate that a legged robot can unburden dismounted squad members by carrying their gear, autonomously following them through rugged terrain, and interpreting verbal and visual commands. Within the general scope of work of Phase 2, the modification adds additional tasks to the contract for the development of an enhanced version of the LS3 system with increased reliability and usability, enhanced survivability against small arms fire and a quiet power supply to support stealthy tactical operations. Work will be performed in Waltham, Mass. The estimated completion date is March 31, 2015. Fiscal 2013 research and development funds are being obligated at time of award. The contracting activity is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Va.

Boston Dynamics Inc. Wins $2.1 Million Federal Contract

Boston Dynamics Inc., Waltham, Mass., won a $2.1 million federal contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., for applied research and exploratory development.

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