See What The Next Generation Of Robot Looks Like (This Is Getting Creepy) [VIDEO]

Boston Dynamics new video of its latest robot was released yesterday (Feb. 23).  The humanoid Atlas robot is sleeker and better moving, has better balance and is able to carry out lifting and stacking motions that would normally take a human to do.Shop Austin County 300 x 600 Second Try  Boston Dynamics Marc Raibert said that it took a huge amount of work to make this new version of the Atlas a reality.  The Boston Dynamics YouTube Page‘s video description states:

A new version of Atlas, designed to operate outdoors and inside buildings. It is specialized for mobile manipulation. It is electrically powered and hydraulically actuated. It uses sensors in its body and legs to balance and LIDAR and stereo sensors in its head to avoid obstacles, assess the terrain, help with navigation and manipulate objects. This version of Atlas is about 5′ 9″ tall (about a head shorter than the DRC Atlas) and weighs 180 lbs.

Boston Dynamics is owned by Google.  Watch the new version of the Atlas in action below:

 

 

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