“That science fiction future where robots can do what people and animals do may be closer than you think.”

Boston Dynamics shows off how far its robots have come

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Fri, Aug 18th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

In this TED talk, Boston Dynamics' founder Marc Raibert demonstrates how far robots have come in handling their environment, while showing off SpotMini's abilities.

That science fiction future where robots can do what people and animals do may be closer than you think. Marc Raibert, founder of Boston Dynamics, is developing advanced robots that can gallop like a cheetah, negotiate 10 inches of snow, walk upright on two legs and even open doors and deliver packages. Join Raibert for a live demo of SpotMini, a nimble robot that maps the space around it, handles objects, climbs stairs -- and could soon be helping you out around the house.

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