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Spot Puppy

Welcome to the Spot Puppy Blog

A quadruped robot competing in the 2020 PiWars competition and inspired by the Boston Dynamics robot Spot Mini

Designed and built by Josh & Jeremy Pattman

  • Spot Puppy Wins Pi Wars

    3rd May 2020 by

    The Virtual Pi Wars Results are now out and we are very pleased to announce Spot Puppy has been declared the judges total score winner of the 2020 Virtual Pi Wars Competition and came second in public vote for favourite robot. When we entered Pi Wars our ambition was to simply demonstrate a walking robot… Read more

  • Spot Puppy can Walk!

    28th Dec 2019 by

    I am really please to announce that we have met our Christmas target of creating a version of Spot Puppy that we can control via a Bluetooth controller to navigate around a simple set of obstacles. All of the core components (servos, camera, time-of-flight sensor, accelerometer, battery, Arduino Nano, OLED and of course the Pi)… Read more

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