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Industries may be ready for humanoid robots, but are the robots ready for them? | TechCrunch

Industries may be ready for humanoid robots, but are the robots ready for them? | TechCrunch

You can easily walk the entire automaton floor without seeing a single humanoid. By my count, there were three total – or, rather, three units of the same non-working prototype. Neura was showing off its long-promised 4NE-1 robot among more traditional form factors. There was a small photo setup where you could take a selfie […]

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Boston Dynamics’ Atlas humanoid robot goes electric | TechCrunch

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas humanoid robot goes electric | TechCrunch

Atlas is motionless. In a precarious position on top of interlocking gym mats. The only soundtrack is the whirring of an electric motor. It's not exactly silent, but it's nothing compared to the hydraulic shock of its ancestors. As the camera pans around the robot's back, its legs bend at the knees. It's a natural […]

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