Boston Dynamics, a robotics company established in 1992, has already made several robots with impressive and alarmingly realistic physical abilities. However, with the Atlas project they have really exceeded themselves!
Atlas, The Next Generation
In fact, although Atlas is a humanoid robot, judging by the sophistication and fluidity of its movements it does not seem to be a robot at all! What is its revolutionary capacity? The novelty is that Atlas is a humanoid robot that can walk expertly on slippery surfaces, and if it falls … it stands up by itself!