Boston Dynamics is at it again with new version of Atlas. It’s great to see how much it has evolved when compared to the original Atlas, announced back in 2013 (which itself was an updated version of Petman, announced back in 2011)
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.
Sidenote: where do I apply to get this guy’s job?