Though it announced the completion of the acquisition last week in a press release, Boston Dynamics decided to mark the occasion in style on Tuesday.
The video shows five of its dog-like ‘Spot’ robots dancing to the song ‘IONIQ: I’m On It’ by South Korean boy band BTS, and demonstrates the precision and complexity of its machines, which feature long arm-like appendages with claws.
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Many social media users praised the new clip – which followed the release of a similarly cleverly choreographed number in December – but not all were quite as enthusiastic.
being forced to watch this ritualistic dance right before the robots slaughter you and everyone you love <<<<<<<<<< https://t.co/OVEvwSq93t
— Steven Ruiz (@theStevenRuiz) June 29, 2021
oh yeah cool but just imagine it dancing with knives and herding you back into your Amazon Cube for the night https://t.co/GhGN3xHnJ1
— Ethan Joyce (@ByEthanJoyce) June 29, 2021