State Farm To Deploy Quadruped Robot For Claims, Inspections

A robotic insurance adjuster?

Woodland Hills-based Farmers Insurance announced on Monday, Sept. 20, that the company will soon deploy ‘Spot,’ a robot, to assist with catastrophe claims and property inspections.

The digitally controlled robot will assist claims personnel in the field, in a move the company says will improve safety and efficiency.

Farmers Insurance one of the first national property and casualty insurers to utilize a robotic quadruped, according to the company.

‘Farmers’ efforts in the area of technology are driven by a long history of innovating for the customer and employee,’ company officials said in a statement about the robot, called ‘Spot,’ which was custom-built for Farmers Insurance by Boston Dynamics.

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