AI News, Atlas jogged: humanoid robot can now run through a park all by itself

Atlas jogged: humanoid robot can now run through a park all by itself

With their advanced sensors, hiding from robots has never been an option, but running from their often plodding frames has been, until now.

Now that same hauntingly human robot can now run across and navigate uneven terrain unaided, bounding over the trickiest of obstacles … such as a log.

The new Atlas is actually smaller and lighter than is forbearer, weighing 80kg and standing tall at 1.75 metres (5 feet 9 inches).

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