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Meet Atlas, the recently updated humanoid robot which can now operate autonomously. It can find and pick up objects by itself. Welcome to the robot “revolution”, don’t make the robots upset.

A new version of Atlas, designed to operate outdoors and inside buildings. 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 and help with navigation. This version of Atlas is about 5′ 9″ tall (about a head shorter than the DRC Atlas) and weighs 180 lbs.

Robots will become more common as Moore’s Law means bigger (and smaller) robots with more advanced capabilities. Think about the future very wisely.