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Boston Dynamics' new robot opens doors, walks anywhere, gets back up

Boston Dynamics making big strides with newest version of latest Atlas robot, video shows all
By: Sean Ridgeley | Science, Space & Robotics News | Posted: Feb 26, 2016 12:06 am

Google's Boston Dynamics has an impressive new version of its Atlas robot on display in the video below, which gives off a pretty strong AT-AT vibe. In it, you can see Atlas open doors, walk through rocky, snowy terrain, pick up and move boxes, and get up again when it gets knocked down. Pretty impressive, especially considering this failure at last year's DARPA Robotics Challenge.

 

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As for the source of its mystical robot powers, it features articulated, sensate hands, and an articulated sensor head with stereo cameras and laser range finder.

 

NEWS SOURCES:Bostondynamics.com

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