Boston Dynamics of US developed Life-sized Anthropomorphic robot called Atlas

Apr 24, 2014 16:18 IST

Boston Dynamics of US developed a life-sized Atlas Anthropomorphic robot called Atlas. The robot was developed as a part of a challenge to create a robot that could go at the places, which are dangerous to humans.

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The Atlas robot has been designed not as a warrior but it is a humanitarian machine and will be used for the rescue purposes at the time of natural disasters.

The 6-foot-2-inch Atlas is a powerful robot in the form of an adult human. It moves with a variety of lifelike and natural behavior, including dynamically-balanced walking, calisthenics, manipulation and user-programmed tasks.

This robot has been developed by Boston Dynamics and is a brainchild of project of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

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