robot called Fluffy

How a robot called Fluffy is helping Ford engineers upgrade factories

  • Ford has introduced a robot to to help map factory floors and design upgrades for workspaces.
  • The dog-shaped robot is known as Fluffy.

It runs, walks, and prances, rhythmically tapping its four feet before it sinks down on its haunches and crouches.

Despite its name, Fluffy has no fur. But the bright yellow robot, leased by Ford Motor Co from Boston Dynamics Inc, can fetch pictures and videos of a car factory with its five ‘eyes’ to help engineers design upgrades for workspaces.

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