...By Jack Sylva for TDPel Media.
Elon Musk recently unveiled the progress made on Tesla’s humanoid robot, the Optimus.
The tech company proudly announced that they now have multiple fully Tesla-made bots actively walking and gaining knowledge about the real world.
In a demonstration, the robots were seen engaging in basic tasks and navigating various office and factory settings while handling objects.
Interestingly, the highly anticipated Tesla Cybertruck was spotted in the background of some scenes, adding to the excitement surrounding Tesla’s advancements in robotics.
Multiple Fully Tesla-Made Bots Learning:
Tesla has successfully developed multiple fully Tesla-made bots that are currently operational, actively exploring and acquiring knowledge about the real world.
These humanoid robots, created by the company, are capable of walking and are in the process of learning from their surroundings.
This significant milestone highlights Tesla’s commitment to advancing the field of robotics and artificial intelligence.
Engaging in Basic Tasks:
During the demonstration, the Tesla bots were showcased engaging in various basic tasks.
They were observed strolling around different office and factory environments, effortlessly navigating their surroundings.
Furthermore, the robots demonstrated their ability to pick up and move objects, showcasing their potential to perform practical actions in real-world scenarios.
General Purpose Humanoid Robots:
Tesla envisions these Tesla-made bots as general-purpose, bi-pedal, autonomous humanoid robots.
The aim is for them to handle tasks that are considered unsafe, repetitive, or mundane for humans.
With a planned height of 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm) and a weight of 12 pounds (57 kg), these robots are being designed to be versatile and adaptable to a range of environments and tasks.
Announcement and Future Outlook:
Tesla Bot was originally announced by Elon Musk during the company’s Artificial Intelligence Day event in August 2021.
Musk has expressed his belief that the Optimus robot has the potential to surpass Tesla’s vehicle business in significance over time.
With continuous progress and innovation, Tesla is shaping the future of robotics and paving the way for advanced autonomous humanoid robots that could revolutionize industries and improve efficiency in various domains.