Boston Dynamics’ latest Atlas video demos a robot that can run, jump and now grab and throw.
Boston Dynamics just released the latest demo of its humanoid robot, Atlas.
The robot could already run and jump over complex terrain thanks to its feet.
Now, the robot has hands, per se.
These rudimentary grippers give the robot new life.
Suddenly, instead of being an agile pack mule, the Atlas becomes something closer to a human, with the ability to pick up and drop off anything it can grab independently.
The claw-like gripper consists of one fixed finger and one moving finger.
Boston Dynamics says the grippers were designed for heavy lifting tasks and were first demonstrated in a Super Bowl commercial where Atlas held a keg over its head.
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The videos released today show the grippers picking up construction lumber and a nylon tool bag.
Next, the Atlas picks up a 2×8 and places it between two boxes to form a bridge.
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Apparently realized and quickly throws The bag a considerable distance Boston Dynamics describes this final maneuver Atlas's concluding move an inverted 540 Degree multi-axis flip adds asymmetry to The robot's movement making it a much More difficult skill than previously Performed Parker Boston Dynamics Atlas Is a research platform and not available For purchase it's long than the star of Many viral videos and has effectively Demonstrated Boston Dynamics robotic Capabilities in the small world of Humanoid robotics few competitors have Shown similar capabilities of the atlas Only NASA's robonaut offers similar hand Light grippers Foreign [Music]