Wednesday, 20/9/2017 | 7:34 UTC+0

The Genesis of “The Terminator”?


Atlas RobotIt may not look like Arnold Schwarzenegger, but the new Atlas robot from Boston Dynamics may be the early forerunner of what sci-fi dystopias are made of.

Google-owned Boston Dynamics on Tuesday released a video of its next-generation Atlas humanoid robot that’s eerily shows a stand-alone bi-ped that adapts to obstacles, being shoved, and can navigate on its own.   It even rights itself after being knocked over.

In the video, the robot opens doors, keeps its balance while breaking through a crust of deep snow and puts 10-pound (4.5 kilogram) boxes on shelves.



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