January 5, 2021
…you’d almost believe the robots are having a good time together if you didn’t know they’re just performing their programmed movements.
- The video shows two of the Boston Dynamics “Atlas” robots dancing to “Do You Love Me?”
- As Boston Dynamics describes its business: “Changing your idea of what robots can do.”
- In December, Hyundai recently bought a $1B+ stake in Boston-dynamics.
- Why It Matters: Horaczek says it best: “It seems like just yesterday we were watching other humanoid robots fail catastrophically (and hilariously) when trying to achieve simple tasks like walking up a set of stairs. Now they’re all but ready to start their own TikTok channel and become full-fledged influencers.” Horaczek says some of Boston Dynamics robots are now available for purchase at just under $75,000. This raises the question about when robots will become more of a part of mainstream life, dancing and all!
Read Stan’s article in Popular Science
by Jenna Lee,