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Boston Dynamics' humanoid robot can now jump up stairs like a parkour pro

Business Insider Friday, 12 October 2018
Boston Dynamics' humanoid robot can now jump up stairs like a parkour pro· *Robotics company Boston Dynamics released a video of one of its robots doing parkour.*
· *The Atlas robot, which is humanoid in appearance, jumps over a log and then hops up a series of platforms.*
· *Boston Dynamics is famous for creating robots whose movements closely resemble humans and animals.*

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Boston Robotics' Atlas robot performs 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...

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