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.