Atlas is a bipedal humanoid robot primarily developed by the American robotics company Boston Dynamics. The first model was unveiled in 2013 and is generally built for a variety of search and rescue tasks. Interestingly, few months ago, the Boston Dynamics unveiled the newest model named Atlas, The Next Generation that offers a vast of impressive improvements. A new version of Atlas, designed to operate outdoors and inside buildings. It is specialized for mobile manipulation. It is electrically powered and hydraulically actuated. It uses sensors in its body and legs to balance and LIDAR and stereo sensors in its head to avoid obstacles, assess the terrain, help with navigation and manipulate objects. Watch this innovative robot in action below.
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