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Toyota to acquire Google humanoid robotics company is nearing completion of negotiations

via:博客园     time:2016/5/28 13:33:24     readed:924

Google is in talks to sell its robotics company Boston Dynamics Toyota, the current price unknown. Google is working with Toyota Research Institute (hereinafter referred to as the Toyota Research Institute) talks, which plans to buy robotics company Boston Dynamics from the hands of the former, sources said. Price currently unknown, but the negotiations nearing completion.

Atlas humanoid robot

Google is destined to the same tensions between Boston Dynamics began in 2014, but the latter, released in February this year, a humanoid robot Atlas of both video & ldquo; isolated & rdquo; point in time, then in March there were reports that Amazon and Toyota Institute may become potential buyers of Boston Dynamics.

Google declined to comment and Toyota Institute negotiate rumors.

Toyota Institute in November 2015 announced the establishment of the focus of research in artificial intelligence and robotics, beginning January external recruitment. A former employee said the acquisition of Boston Dynamics Toyota Institute is & ldquo; & rdquo ;. friendly takeover

CEO of Toyota Institute Gill & middot; Pratt (Gill Pratt) had Boston Dynamics founder and CEO Mark & ​​middot; Rui Bote (Marc Railbert) work together.

Recently, some of the robots Google employees who have left the team to join the Toyota Research Institute.

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