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Webinar: How robots are revolutionizing public safety

Keeping first responders safe with Spot

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Register to attend this webinar on Thursday, July 25, at 2 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. CT / 11 a.m. PT by completing the “Register for this Police1 Webinar” box on this page!

Can’t make the date? Register anyway and we’ll send you a recording after the event.

Boston Dynamics’ Spot allows public safety professionals to undertake risky missions from a safe distance. This nimble mobile robot goes into harm’s way to let public safety professionals remotely investigate, assess, and de-escalate tense or hazardous situations. With its modular mission payload and integrated arm, Spot helps agencies respond in a variety of environments as a part of your organization’s existing equipment inventory.

Join this webinar and discover how Spot is changing the game for public safety:

  • Discover how to deploy and move Spot around in any environment with its unmatched mobility and intuitive interface.
  • Check out how modular mission payloads and a partner ecosystem ready Spot for dangerous duties.
  • Learn how Spot Arm can investigate suspicious packages and open closed doors from a distance.
  • Find out how agencies are using Spot to enhance incident response and protect public safety professionals.



L - R: Matthew Knights, Vatche Arabian

Matthew Knights is a Marine Corps veteran and the Director of Sales at Boston Dynamics. For the past three years, he has worked with Spot users in public safety and defense to understand and enable their deployment of legged robots in missions ranging from CBRNE/Hazmat response, EOD, barricaded suspects, and high-risk warrants. Before starting at Boston Dynamics, Matthew was deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and worked in business development for engineering and technology companies, including FLIR Systems, PTC, and Integration Partners. Matthew holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Roanoke College and resides in the Boston area with his family.

Vatche Arabian is a Spot applications expert at Boston Dynamics working with customers in public safety and industry. He sees Spot as an indispensable tool for public safety officials that is key to keeping users safe and out of harm’s way. Before coming to Boston Dynamics, Vatche spent 16 years at FLIR systems, where he became well-versed in the ins and outs of thermal imaging and its use across industries.