VIDEO: Watch Google’s Atlas learn to trot across the trickiest of terrain
What began as a clumsy tethered robot can now walk across tricky terrain with ease.
Google’s Boston Dynamics Atlas has been upgraded with an algorithm that makes the humanoid better balance itself while traveling over stepping stones and rocks.
The new addition comes from the Institute for Human & Machine Cognition, who say the robot is able to find a solid foothold by shifting the weight of its outstretched foot on the edge of a support. – READ MORE