No, it isn't playing dead. Boston Dynamics' robo-dog Spot experiences a technical failure at Amazon's Re:Mars conference.
Military Grade Pizza Delivery Bot
A military robot that was designed to dodge bullets in the battlefield will now deliver pizza to your doorstop. Domino's Australia has been working in a development lab with Australian start-up company Marathon Robotics for about six months to create DRU, the world's first autonomous delivery vehicle. The white, four-wheeled robotic unit can travel up to speeds of 20 kilometres and is able to navigate the streets independently, with a built in sensory system that uses lasers to can identify obstacles and calculate the best path to take.