Because a new and improved SpotMini human-hunting quadruped robot wasn't enough for us to not be thankful for this holiday season, here's a just-released video from Boston Dynamics of the latest version of their ATLAS humanoid robot doing a little light parkour, then finishing with a backflip. Show More Summary
ROBOTS Boston Dynamics’ Atlas Robot Does Backflips Now and It’s Full-Tilt Insane Matt Simon | Wired “To be clear: Humanoids aren’t supposed to be able to do this. It’s extremely difficult to make a bipedal robot that can move effectively, much less kick off a tumbling routine.” TRANSPORTATION This Is the Tesla Semi Truck Zac Estrada | […]
It’s been a while since we’ve seen Boston Dynamics’ ATLAS robot in action, but now, it seems the company has taught the robot a few new tricks, including backflipping from a stand. Check it out! [BostonDynamics] The post Holy Crap: Boston Dynamics’ ATLAS Robot Can Now Backflip [Video] appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
Since being founded in 1992 with funding from DARPA, robotics company Boston Dynamics has unveiled one nightmarish robotic creation after another. But the company outdid itself this week when it introduced the latest iteration of its...Show More Summary
In this brief footage from Boston Dynamics‘ laboratory, we see just how agile their ATLAS humanoid robot has become. The biped can not only walk, carry objects, and stand itself up like a human, but can now jump between pedestals and even do backflips.
The rise of artificial intelligence continues year by year, as American engineering and robotics design company Boston Dynamics just unveiled the next update to its Atlas robot. In the short video above, the humanoid machine now has the ability to jump between boxes at different heights, as well as jumping and spinning at the same […]
A robot that can walk is one thing, but how about one that can do backflips? Today, Boston Dynamics released a video of its latest Atlas humanoid robot that can not only hop, jump and spin, but also do a complete backflip before sticking the landing like a gymnast. Show More Summary
Here’s another thing robots can do better than you: backflips. Boston Dynamics, the MIT offshoot company now owned by Japanese tech giant SoftBank, showed off the latest iteration of their bipedal Atlas robot in a video released Thursday. Show More Summary
There is really no way to describe the humanoid Atlas robot that was created by the technology experts from Boston Dynamics. It is hard to believe there is not a human inside, except there is no inside for a human to fit into. The 5-foot-9-inch...Show More Summary
Boston Dynamics has been one of the leading purveyors of really friggin’ creepy bots for some time. Way back in 2005, the gasoline-powered BigDog wowed with its ability to slip on ice or […] The post Boston Dynamics’ Robots Do Backflips Now, I Guess appeared first on Geek.com.
Atlas, the incredible humanoid robot from Boston Dynamics has now been programmed to jump up onto boxes, spin and effortlessly perfom backflips off of boxes. What have you been up to lately, Atlas? Boston Dynamics’ Humanoid Robot Atlas Shows Off Its Balancing SkillsAtlas, A Six-Foot-Tall Humanoid Robot With Articulated Hands and Joints by Boston DynamicsSciShow...
We don't know exactly what Boston Dynamics did to upgrade its robot. We hope that changes soon, because knowledge will be power when the robot apocalypse begins. The post Boston Dynamics Robot Is Done Being Pushed Around, Learns to do a Backflip appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The ability to jump and flip is a step change for humanoid robots, but if you're worried about the robot uprising, have a look at what happens when a robot tries to open a door
The Atlas bipedal robot made by Boston Dynamics just showed off its new move: a perfectly executed backflip. And the humanoid robot stuck its landing better than most professional gymnasts—no hesitation, no wobble, nothing. Boston Dynamics,...Show More Summary
The latest video from Boston Dynamics, Google's former research team, shows off exactly how nimble one of its robot is
As it jumps, twists and lands a full backflip, Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot takes another step toward full functionality in a world designed for humans.
Atlas got an upgrade that allows it to jump over obstacles and do backflips...
Boston Dynamics has been working on their Atlas humanoid robot (previously at Neatorama), fine-tuning its balance, agility, and speed. The resulting improvements are approaching uncanny valley territory. Just watch Atlas show off the...Show More Summary
Asimo was always a toy, but Atlas consigns it to the clearance bin. (previously)
They're just bragging now.