Boston Dynamics will definitely win the first Robot Ninja Warrior
Everyone’s favorite future robot overlords are back with a new trick: parkour. SoftBank-owned Boston Dynamics released a short video today that shows its bipedal humanoid Atlas robot breezing over a log before showing some serious ups as it hops to the top of a set of staggered boxes.
It’s another feather in the cap of the small Massachusetts outfit, which has regularly teased new robots with new capabilities for years now despite having been abandoned by Google. While it’s still not totally clear whether Boston Dynamics will find paying customers for these robots, just look at the list of Things Boston Dynamics’ Robots Can Do:
Now that parkour has been added to...
Published on 11 Oct 2018 at 06:48PM