Boston Dynamics, of course owned by Google, is causing quite a stir in the world of robotics with the introduction of their latest version of their original robot mule called Big Dog.  Now, 10 years on, it has released a video of Big Dog’s smaller and nimbler offspring – Spot.

This is an electric powered, 70Kg (with battery), hydraulically- actuated, four legged robot that we here at Spycatcher think is a thing of genius.

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For years now we have been defending the products that we sell on our website www.spycatcheronline.co.uk and explaining to everyone that will listen that the surveillance and counter surveillance products in our inventory are not designed to harm anyone, but they are designed to protect the users. Like many devices they can be used for the wrong reason and this is when the adverse publicity Kicks in and people forget about the many legitimate uses.

It may be that you are worried about your house being broken in to. Maybe you are concerned about your children being bullied. Is someone being aggressive towards you at work? How are your elderly parents being looked after in their care home? Who keeps vandalising your car? How many times must my house be broken into before the Police catch the culprit?? What are my children doing on the internet every night and who are they in touch with?  The list is endless and we could write 50,000 words on the areas that worry us.HD Glasses smallPIR Camera smallOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Is there a common denominator in all of this? Yes of course there is. Continue reading →