Boston Dynamics Spot Robots

Boston Dynamics’ Spot is a versatile and highly advanced robotic quadruped, designed for a wide range of tasks and applications. It’s known for its dynamic and agile movement capabilities, making it suitable for navigating challenging environments. Spot’s design features four legs with specialized joints, allowing it to move with remarkable stability, agility, and adaptability. Cards Center has 3 of these as shown below.

Code Name : Pluto

Code Name : Scooby

Code Name : Bolt

ClearPath Robots


The ClearPath Jackal is a compact and versatile unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) renowned for its adaptability and durability. Its rugged four-wheeled design allows it to navigate diverse terrains, both indoors and outdoors. Equipped with a range of sensors such as lidar, cameras, IMUs, and GPS, it provides robust data for tasks like mapping and autonomous navigation. Researchers and developers commonly choose the Jackal for its ease of control, often using the Robot Operating System (ROS) to program it for various applications. This UGV is especially popular in academic and research settings, where its modularity and customizable nature enable researchers to attach additional hardware or sensors tailored to their specific needs. Its applications span a wide array of fields, including autonomous exploration, environmental monitoring, search and rescue missions, and industrial automation.


The Clearpath Husky is a rugged and highly versatile unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) renowned for its adaptability and reliability. With its six-wheel drive, it’s designed to excel in challenging terrains, both indoors and outdoors. It boasts an array of sensors including lidar, cameras, IMUs, and GPS, which provide comprehensive data for tasks such as mapping, navigation, and research.

Researchers and developers frequently favor the Husky due to its flexibility in control. It can be remotely operated or programmed for autonomous missions using software platforms like the Robot Operating System (ROS), making it a top choice in the research and development community.

Velodyne VLP 16 Lidar

The Velodyne VLP-16 is a compact and lightweight LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensor renowned for its high-resolution 3D scanning capabilities. It features 16 laser beams that rapidly rotate, emitting and detecting laser pulses to create a detailed point cloud of the environment. With a 360-degree horizontal field of view and a vertical field of view of up to 30 degrees, it captures a comprehensive view of its surroundings. Its range extends up to 100 meters, making it suitable for various applications such as autonomous vehicles, robotics, mapping, and environmental monitoring. The VLP-16’s reliability, compact size, and ability to capture precise spatial data have made it a popular choice in industries requiring advanced perception and navigation systems.