Boston Dynamics' Robot does Parkour

When can I get my robot body, please?


Fri, Oct 12th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

This recently released video by Boston Dynamics shows its famous Atlas jumping over logs and leaping gracefully up some pretty steep steps without any struggle.

Atlas does parkour. The control software uses the whole body including legs, arms and torso, to marshal the energy and strength for jumping over the log and leaping up the steps without breaking its pace. (Step height 40 cm.) Atlas uses computer vision to locate itself with respect to visible markers on the approach to hit the terrain accurately. For more information visit



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