Singapore government deploys robotic dog to enforce social distancing guidelines

Monday, May 11, 2020 - 4:19pm

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Like any good boy, Spot can sit, lay down and walk on command. He can even dance. But can he effectively combat the spread of the coronavirus by reminding park-goers to stay one meter apart? The Singapore government launched a trial program this weekend to test it out. Spot was created by robotics company Boston Dynamics. Host Marco Werman speaks with Michael Perry, the vice president of business development at Boston Dynamics.