Spot® - The Agile Mobile Robot

Automate sensing and inspection, capture limitless data, and explore without boundaries.

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Your teammate, your tool

Spot is changing how organizations monitor and operate their sites, ensure the safety of their teams, and make data-driven decisions. Put Spot's unprecedented agility and advanced autonomy to work and extend the reach of your team.

Robotics for safer, more predictable operations

With 360° perception and athletic intelligence, we solved the tough robotics challenges out of the box so you can make your operations more resilient.

The Spot robot performs inspections at an electric utility
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Redefine your day-to-day with Spot

From factory floors to construction sites to research labs and beyond, Spot works so your team can excel. As a dynamic sensing platform, Spot provides valuable insights into routine operations, site health, or potentially hazardous situations. With Spot, your team can focus on the things that matter most, while staying out of harm's way.

An operator records an autonomous mission with Spot

Spot is easy to use and intuitive to learn, making it quick to deploy for both manual operations and autonomous missions. You can generate immediate value for your organization with pre-configured packages for inspection, research, and hazardous response. Or, if you want to think out-of-the box, Spot's 14kg of payload capacity, robust API, and comprehensive documentation allow you to equip it for your specific needs no matter your application.

Spot stands up from a docking station, while a second Spot autonomously recharges

Whether you are operating one Spot or an entire fleet, from six feet or six hundred miles away, we offer the complete solution for an enterprise deployment. Our software helps you manage your fleet and makes your data accessible in one place, with flexible communication options to keep you connected and informed. Boston Dynamics' support and service teams are available with training and resources to jumpstart your journey with Spot and enable ongoing success.

Spot underground in a mine with lidar and other payloads for navigation and inspection

Extensive testing in the lab and field has created a robot that you can trust to work day-in and day-out. Spot can operate without interventions-autonomously charging, dynamically replanning around new obstacles, and self-righting if it falls. With over 1,000 robots in customer hands today, you can rest assured that Spot is a dependable coworker that delivers consistent results.



Set Spot up for autonomous inspections to power your predictive maintenance program and create digital twins of your facilities.

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Energy & Natural Resources

Plan and create autonomous operator rounds, monitor remote facilities, or perform inspections in energized, radioactive, or otherwise hazardous areas.

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Academia & Education

Jumpstart research and education with Spot as a flexible platform to develop novel applications.<br />

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Reduce the risk to personnel by enabling operators to remotely investigate, assess, and de-escalate tense or hazardous situations.

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Monitor progress on construction sites, create digital twins, and compare as-built conditions.

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"Every 12 hours, we follow the same path through the plant, and we're assessing situational awareness…Spot is going to capture things we may not notice or that we're not always around to see."

Christopher Phillips

Production Technician, Woodside

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"We can really benefit from the robot all throughout the day. The technology is there, the technology works, and now it is more about getting the industry to come together around it. Our clients are demanding this type of innovation."

Carlos Crespo

Robotics and AI Skill Center Manager, Acciona

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"We have more than 35,000 civil works components to check and maintain...But some of them are very hard to reach and can be even dangerous to inspect for the maintenance team. It became obvious to use Spot to help operators complete their mission."

William Niepceron

Business Manager, RATP Infrastructures

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Equip Spot for success

Extend Spot's reach, range, and capabilities with additional payloads and software options from Boston Dynamics and our partner ecosystem. 

Scale your Spot fleet with Orbit

Orbit is a window into your robotic world—a unified ecosystem to manage your facility, Spot fleet, and industrial inspections. Get real-time visibility and analytics about equipment health and access your robots from anywhere. 

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Extend Spot's reach

Add onto Spot to get the job done. The Spot Arm allows the robot to physically manipulate objects around it, while our flexible payload platform enables you to integrate even more sensors, communications, and computational power.

Spot Specifications

Learn more about what makes Spot run: take a closer look at our specifications.

Base Robot

Battery & Payload



1100 mm (43.3 in )


500 mm (19.7 in)

Height (Sitting)

191 mm (7.5 in)

Default Height (Walking)

610 mm (24.0 in)

Max Height (Walking)

700 mm (27.6 in)

Min Height (Walking)

520 mm (20.5 in)

Net Mass/Weight (Spot with battery)

32.7 kg (72.1 lbs)


Max Speed

1.6 m/s

Max Slope


Max Step Height

300 mm (11.8 in)


Ingress Protection


Operating Temp.

-20°C to 55°C


Horizontal Field of View



4 m (13 ft)


> 2 Lux

Collision avoidance

maintains set distance from stationary obstacles



2.4GHz / 5GHz b/g/n



Battery Capacity

564 Wh

Average Runtime*

90 mins

Standby Time

180 mins

Recharge Time

60 mins


324 mm (12.8 in)


168 mm (6.6 in)


93 mm (3.7 in)


5.2 kg (11.5 lbs)

*Runtime may vary depending on payloads and environmental factors


Max Weight

14 kg (30.9 lbs)

Mounting Area

850 mm (L) x 240 mm (W) x 270 mm (H)

Mounting Interface

M5 T-slot rails


DB25 (2 ports)

Power Supply

Unregulated DC 35-58.8V, 150W per port


Available software API and hardware interface control document

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