Boston Dynamics has created a robot-ninja
The company Boston Dynamics developed a humanoid robot called Atlas, which cleverly overcomes an obstacle, demonstrating the elements of parkour.
The tech company has published a short video in which a new biped robot demonstrates skill in the process of climbing the top of towering boxes. For the past several years, engineers from Massachusetts create automated machinery with unique features, but now has approached the development is not a simple helper, and the potential of the combat system.
Previous creations by Boston Dynamics is capable of doing back flips, open and hold doors, wash dishes, overcome obstacles, and now to this list were added the elements of parkour. During the movement to mobilize the energy Atlas uses his torso and limbs for jumping to 40 cm, and is guided by computer vision, identifying the surrounding objects.
Such decisions may cause the interest of the military technological agencies, law enforcement and the entertainment business. Partial revision it is able to solve various tactical problems.
No less unique system of car control Ford develops. According to the patent, the company plans to create a mobile application with which the driver can control the unmanned vehicle, as in a video game.