DARPA Unveils Atlas DRC Robot

Boston Dynamics built new massive humanoid robot – Atlas – for DARPA Robotics Challenge(DRC). Watch it.

 

SOURCE : IEEE SPECTRUM robotics news

(http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/humanoids/darpa-unveils-atlas-drc-robot)

Specs:

  • Six feet, two inches tall (1.88m)
  • 330 pounds (150kg)
  • On-board real-time control computer
  • On-board hydraulic pump and thermal management
  • Tethered for networking and 480-V three-phase power at 15 kW
  • Two arms, two legs, a torso and a head
  • 28 hydraulically actuated joints
  • Carnegie Robotics sensor head with LIDAR and stereo sensors
  • Two sets of hands, one provided by iRobot and one by Sandia National Labs

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