Atlas is a robot designed to recreate the movements of human and animals. It has taken a walk in the woods.

It is a 1.5m ‘Humanoid’ and it has made by Boston Dynamics owned by Google. It’s designed to walk on uneven surfaces.

Robot'Atlas' in The Woods

An articulated sensor head includes stereo cameras and a laser range finder. The robot is controlled from an off-board, electric power supply via a flexible tether.

A few copies of the robot are being given as Government Furnished Equipment to the DARPA Robotics Challenge program with delivery planned for the mid-year of 2013.

Atlas can keep his balance and hopefully, he will be able to walk without a power cord.

Source: BBC


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