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Boston Dynamics Spot Explorer vs Spot Enterprise: What's the difference?

Josh Spires | 24 August, 2021 | The Sphere Drones Blog

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Boston Dynamics' robot dog Spot comes in multiple versions, with Spot Explorer and Spot Enterprise being the main two on offer now. There are a few key differences between the two models that will affect your purchasing decision. Let's look.

Feature Spot Explorer Spot Enterprise
Tablet Control Included Included
Autowalk Missions limited to 1000m in length Unlimited mission lengths
WiFi 2.4Ghz b/g/n Dual band 802.11ac support (depending on region)
Payload Power Always on Toggle via software in tablet or API
Self-charging No Includes Dock
High-speed data offload No Quickly offload mission data through dock via Ethernet
Metrics opt-out No Opt-out of sending robot performance metrics back to Boston Dynamics
Enhanced safety options No Safety stop function PL category 3 per ISO 13849-1 available on payload ports

Source: Boston Dynamics

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