Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Can Now Do Gymnastics

Complex routines performed at an 80% success rate.

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Following the unveiling of its parkour skills, Boston Dynamics released a new video of its humanoid robot Atlas taking it one step further and performing a gymnastics routine. According to Boston Dynamics, it created its maneuvers with “an optimization algorithm transforms high-level descriptions of each maneuver into dynamically-feasible reference motions.” This allows Atlas to track the motions with a model predictive controller that moves from one action seamlessly into the next. This allows for faster, more complex routines to be performed at a success rate of about 80%.

The evolution of Atlas has been tracked since 2013 where the 330-lbs robot was barely able to walk, to its groundbreaking parkour skils, to now being fully capable of performing gymnastic trips with the athletic cadence of a human being.

Boston Dynamics also recently announced the commercial release of one of its other robots named Spot. It’s able to carry a payload from one location to another through various terrain through autonomy or remote control and is highly customizable.

Check out the footage above and find out more about Spot below, then check out Xiaomi’s new MI Mix Alpha concept phone with an all-over display design.

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