Atlas robot demonstrates the wonders of acrobatics (video)
Before Boston Dynamics, which was owned by holding Alphabet was created for the advanced needs of the U.S. army, but now a robotics company is owned by Japanese SoftBank. What the new owner plans on existing developments, still remains a mystery. Engineers continue to improve the old, who delight the audience with a display of their new skills and forms. Perhaps the humanoid Atlas, ready for a performance at the Tokyo summer Olympics in 2020, since the robot skillfully demonstrates the wonders of parkour: jumping from platform to platform, jump up on high ledges, jump with 180° and easily perform a somersault over the head.
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Well, maybe now it is worth it to teach an ancient Japanese skill with the sword? Industrial robot Yaskawa Motoman-MH24 has already shown his ability to honored master of jujitsu Isao Machi, who set five world records to the sword, and got into the Guinness Book of records.