Do you assume you dance effectively? Boston Dynamics robots beat you with their choreography

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Do you think you dance well? Boston Dynamics robots beat you with their choreography

Boston Dynamics, one of the most promising companies in the industry, shows in a video of about three minutes the new skills possessed by robots that dance to the rhythm of a song and that are sure to do better than you.

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December
30, 2020

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This article has been translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors can occur due to this process.

Boston Dynamics, one of the most advanced robotics companies out there, caused a stir when they launched a video on their YouTube channel showing some of their robots to the rhythm of the song “Do You Love Me? From The Contours.

The first robot to be seen is an Atlas, a humanoid robot that weighs an average of 80 kilos and measures 1.5 meters. Later, someone else appears on stage to join his choreography.

The two atlases are accompanied by a spot depicting a four-legged friend. He resembles a dog. He performs some steps of the dance that follow the rhythm of the music. You are already familiar with this last insurance policy as it has helped fight the pandemic in some countries. It has been used to help doctors monitor patients remotely and maintain social distancing in public spaces in countries like Singapore.

Far from choreography, the engineering and robotics company wants to show the progress of how Boston Dynamics has achieved the computational processing and hardware management that its robots have in performing their movements, which may seem simple at first, but the coordination of includes the jumps, arms and feet.

How did Boston Dynamics come about?

The company was founded in 1992 by engineer Marc Raibert, a former professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Boston Dynamics is one of the most promising robotics and engineering companies in the industry.

It was bought by Google in December 2013. On June 9, 2017, it was acquired by the Japanese company SoftBank, and on December 10, 2020, the robotics company was sold to Hyundai.

To learn more, Boston Dynamics is launching its "robot dog" at $ 74,500