Thursday, March 17, 2016
Atlas, 2016 model
Boston Dynamics reports: [edited]
The latest version of Atlas is specialised for mobile manipulation. It uses sensors in its body and legs to balance and Lidar (Light Radar) and stereo sensors in its head to avoid obstacles, assess the terrain, help with navigation and manipulate objects. It is about 5' 9" tall and weighs 180lbs.
[Editor's Note: Is it only me who cringes when the humans push Atlas around?]