Boston Dynamics' humanoid robots get one step closer to world domination with effortless parkour

ByAndrew Morris KGO logo
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
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The next step of the robot takeover is playing out in a Massachusetts lab, wooing you with agility that even Simone Biles would be proud of.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Boston Dynamics has released the latest video flaunting its team of robot's capabilities, and it will either give you hope for the future, or some serious despair.

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The latest feat has the five-foot humanoid Atlas robots running through an obstacle course, parkour-style.

Boston Dynamics has periodically released videos showing off the robots behaviors, with some showing their power and force, while others hope to charm.

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In a separate Twitter video posted Tuesday, the Boston Dynamics' researchers explained that they are intending for the robots' mobility and intelligence to inspire hope in future designers.