“Changing your idea of what robots can do.”BostonDynamics
If there is one startup that is actually gonna change the future then it is “Boston Dynamics”. Each time they release an update, the world shivers in horror of the crazy prowess of
Boston Dynamics is an American engineering and robotics design company founded in 1992 as a spin-off from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, Boston Dynamics is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group.
Boston Dynamics has released a whole range of robots, including a humanoid robot called Atlas. Yes, the below image is of Atlas showing off his real parkour skills.
These robots seem to be coming straight out of a science fiction movie. Have a look at the video of Atlas jumping across blocks like a dexterous acrobat.
The lineup also included robots which look like dogs. These robots are intended to help the army carrying heavy loads and assist in combat.
Here is Atlas taking a stroll and Getting some air(Air!):
Elon Musk response on the BackFlip Video of Atlas
The dog log robot is called “spot” and a more sleeker version is called “spot mini”.
And this is video the robots are going to use to justify enslaving humans:
To lighten the mood, here is a video of spot mini performing on Uptown Funk:
Nonetheless, these robots are a true marvel of technology. Boston Dynamics was acquired by Softbank for an undisclosed amount from the previous owners “Alphabet”.
Here is a good boy helping the army:
You can have a look at the entire lineup of robots at https://www.bostondynamics.com/robots
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