Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Is The 'End Of Manual Labor': Jason Calacanis (Video)

"Jason Calacanis, CEO & Founder of, discusses the new robot, Atlas, from Google's Boston Dynamics and how robotics will revolutionize the workforce." (Source:, 2/24/2016)

"A new version of Atlas, designed to operate outdoors and inside buildings. It is specialized for mobile manipulation. It is electrically powered and hydraulically actuated. It uses sensors in its body and legs to balance and LIDAR and stereo sensors in its head to avoid obstacles, assess the terrain, help with navigation and manipulate objects. This version of Atlas is about 5' 9" tall (about a head shorter than the DRC Atlas) and weighs 180 lbs." (Source: Boston Dynamics, 2/23/2016)

Here is Atlas cleaning a house!

Lastly, here is a clip from Robocop 2.

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