Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency(DARPA)just announced officially the robot Atlas, more capable humanoid robot for rescue. This humanoid Atlas Robot can use tools, run and avoid obstacles without any problems.
It has been created in collaboration with Boston Dynamics, measures 2.25 meters and weighs 150 kg. It allows remote viewing stereoscopic and also is designed to move smoothly in the event of a disaster or emergency.
The robot has 28 hydraulic motors that allow, walk, run and even jump while maintaining the balance and the most interesting is that their hands can use tools like a person thanks to having the same degrees of freedom of movement.
DARPA has announced that the robot is powered by an integrated computer which is capable of regulating the operating temperature of the robot. We leave you a video where you can see what it is capable by the robot in question:
The company has launched the challenge DARPA Robotics Challenge which aims to teach seven different teams to the robot actions that are useful in emergencies, extreme or difficult access situations. Reward for this challenge is nothing less than 2 million.