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Robot dog keeps watchful eye on Virginia college's construction

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Created: August 16, 2021 01:03 PM

BLACKSBURG, Va. - Researchers at Virginia Tech are using state of the art robotic technology to oversee one of the school's major construction projects.

The yellow dog-like robot's name is Spot.

While it may not look like any dog you have ever seen, this versatile technology is helping oversee major projects at Virginia Tech.

Spot is mostly used to survey the site.

Additionally, professors and students use him to study the role of autonomous technology on construction sites.

As Spot continues to bring Virginia Tech's campus into the future, some are already considering the role technology will play in projects like this down the line.

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