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New Era of Robotics with the All-Electric Atlas

 WALTHAM, MA – 18 April 2024 – Boston Dynamics, a leading innovator in advanced robotics, today unveiled the next generation of its groundbreaking humanoid robot, Atlas. This all-electric iteration marks a significant leap forward, offering enhanced strength, dexterity, and agility designed to tackle real-world challenges.

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“We are thrilled to introduce the all-electric Atlas,” said Boston Dynamics. “Building on the legacy of our previous Atlas models, this new robot represents a significant step towards practical applications across various industries. Its electric design translates to quieter operation, increased efficiency, and a broader range of motion, making it a valuable tool for complex tasks.”

A Powerful and Versatile Workhorse

The all-electric Atlas surpasses its predecessors in several key areas:

  • Strength and Endurance: The electric motors provide Atlas with the power to handle heavier objects and operate for extended periods.
  • Enhanced Dexterity: Atlas’s improved hand design and advanced control systems allow for more precise manipulation in diverse environments.
  • Unmatched Agility: Atlas boasts exceptional balance and coordination, enabling it to navigate uneven terrain and perform complex movements.

Designed for the Future

The all-electric Atlas reflects Boston Dynamics’ commitment to developing robots that can make a positive impact on society.

“The humanoid form factor offers a distinct advantage in navigating environments designed for humans,” said Boston Dynamics. “However, our vision extends beyond mere human resemblance. Atlas is engineered to move efficiently and effectively to complete tasks, pushing the boundaries of what robots can achieve.”

Watch a short video demo of Atlas Robot.

Availability and Partnerships

While specific details on availability are forthcoming, Boston Dynamics has partnered with Hyundai Motor Corp. to explore potential applications for Atlas, including deployment on assembly lines.

About Boston Dynamics

Boston Dynamics is a leading developer of highly mobile robots. Founded in 1992, the company is renowned for its innovative designs and advanced engineering, pushing the boundaries of what robots can do.

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