Monday, July 15, 2013
ATLAS - The Robots Are Coming
Gizmodo reports: [edited]
As impressed by we all were by Petman, DARPA and Boston Dynamics' remarkably agile and nimble humanoid, it's about to get upstaged by the company's latest and greatest robot creation: ATLAS.
Not only does it keep its balance and remain standing after being hit by a 20-pound wrecking ball, ATLAS also tackles a treadmill, staying on two feet while two-by-fours and other obstacles are tossed in its path.