Boston Dynamics

Boston Dynamics is a company that builds mobile manipulation robots. It offers Spot, a mobile robot designed for sensing, inspection, and remote operation; Handle, mobile manipulation robot for moving boxes in the warehouse; Pick, a vision processing solution that uses deep-learning to enable depalletizing of mixed-SKU pallets; dynamic humanoid robot; Atlas, and other robotic solutions. The company develops prototypes, does build-test-build engineering and field testing, and transforms successful designs into robot products.

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Parent CompanyHyundai Motor
HQWaltham, MA, US
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Boston Dynamics was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Waltham, MA, US

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Key People/Management at Boston Dynamics

Robert Playter

Robert Playter

Chief Executive Officer
Marc Raibert

Marc Raibert

Chairman and Founder
Mike Pollitt

Mike Pollitt

Chief Sales Officer
Chad Wright

Chad Wright

Chief Information Officer
Michael Patrick Perry

Michael Patrick Perry

Vice President, Business Development
Jason Fiorillo

Jason Fiorillo

Vice President and General Counsel
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Boston Dynamics Office Locations

Boston Dynamics has an office in Waltham
Waltham, MA, US (HQ)
78 4th Ave
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Boston Dynamics Financials and Metrics

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$37 m


In total, Boston Dynamics had raised $37 m. Boston Dynamics is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor

Boston Dynamics Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Kinema SystemsApril 03, 2019

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Asset Management for the Rest of Us

There is a disconnect in manufacturing. On one hand, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have made huge advancements and offer tremendous potential to save maintenance costs and increase uptime by identifying problems before they escalate. On the other hand, the relev…

How to Gather Better Data and Reduce Dosage in Nuclear Facilities

Nuclear power constitutes more than half of the non-carbon electricity generated in the United States, according to the US Energy Information Administration. Given global decarbonization efforts, there is a strong likelihood that nuclear power will become a more significant contender in …

Build It. Break It. Fix It | Boston Dynamics

Atlas jogs up to the embanked yellow plywood panels, bouncing with ease from one to the next until the humanoid robot has made its way up to a box that sits at about waist level. Sensing the gap in front of it, Atlas pauses, plants its feet, and broad jumps across to a table on the other…

Flipping the Script with Atlas

What does it take for a robot to run, flip, vault, and leap like an athlete? Creating these high-energy demonstrations is a fun challenge, but our technical goals go beyond just creating a flashy performance. On the Atlas project, we use parkour as an experimental theme to study problems…

Atlas | Leaps, Bounds, and Backflips

For the first time today, both Atlas robots have completed the complex obstacle course flawlessly. Or, almost flawlessly. The first of the two robots ran up a series of banked plywood panels, broad jumped a gap, and ran up and down stairs in the course set up on the second floor of the …

From Margaritas to Mars: An Interview on Spot’s Custom Payloads

Spot is more than a mobile robot; it’s a mobile sensing platform that developers can customize with software, sensors, and other hardware payloads to achieve exactly what they need for specific applications. Whether it’s building the tools to explore other planets or to inspect worksites…
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Boston Dynamics Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Boston Dynamics founded?

    Boston Dynamics was founded in 1992.

  • Who are Boston Dynamics key executives?

    Boston Dynamics's key executives are Robert Playter, Marc Raibert and Mike Pollitt.

  • How many employees does Boston Dynamics have?

    Boston Dynamics has 436 employees.

  • Who are Boston Dynamics competitors?

    Competitors of Boston Dynamics include SIASUN, Clearpath Robotics and Amazon Robotics.

  • Where is Boston Dynamics headquarters?

    Boston Dynamics headquarters is located at 78 4th Ave, Waltham.

  • Where are Boston Dynamics offices?

    Boston Dynamics has an office in Waltham.

  • How many offices does Boston Dynamics have?

    Boston Dynamics has 1 office.