Watch Boston Dynamics’ humanoid robot leap up massive steps like it’s nothing

by admin October 12, 2018 at 4:03 am
Watch Boston Dynamics’ humanoid robot leap up massive steps like it’s nothing – TechCrunch

Two years ago, Boston Dynamics’ humanoid robot Atlas needed a big ol’ safety tether to shuffle its way down a flat hiking trail. Five years ago it needed a big, bolted-down support structure to keep itself upright.

Now it’s casually leaping up and over obstacles that would leave many humans huffing and puffing.

The company demonstrated Atlas’ newly found hops in a video published this morning: