Tesla Bot: Elon Musk unveils a humanoid robot

After Xiaomi's caninoid, here is Tesla's humanoid! Always present where we do not expect it, Elon Musk yesterday unveiled a robot by the name of Tesla Bot. Based on the same artificial intelligence as the brand's autonomous vehicles, this robot is for the moment only a concept whose first prototype should see the light of day " in the course of next year ". Of which act!

Tesla Bot: a mainstream humanoid robot?

« Basically if you think about what we're doing with cars right now, Tesla is arguably the biggest robotics company in the world because our cars are like semi-sensitive robots on wheels.“Elon Musk said yesterday before unveiling a surprisingly unexpected Tesla Bot.

Un humanoid robot « meant to be friendly and navigate a world built for humans“, He added before delivering the main characteristics of this concept, the first prototype of which should see the light of day current 2022.

Measuring 172 cm for just over 56 kg, the Tesla Bot is reminiscent of his tragically extinct congeners at the beginning of the year. More humanoid in appearance than ever, his face will be made up of a screen to display useful information and his arms will allow him to lift loads up to 68 kg (150 lbs), including 4.5 kg (10 lbs) at arm's length! Capable of moving at a speed of 8 km / h, it will be faster than us but designed so that we can control it and escape it easily ...

Because that is the whole issue of robotics and, in particular, of artificial intelligence. Our future robots must respect the three laws of robotics Isaac Asimov and John W. Campbell, and in particular never to harm a human and obey his orders ... Tesla will therefore probably have to work a while before being able to market his humanoid which, perhaps, is will be the best friend of the Xiaomi CyberDog...

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Either way, the billionaire's promise has something to cheer up more than one human, the goal of the Tesla Bot being to " eliminate dangerous, repetitive and boring tasks "And to make a" physical labor will become a choice in the future. "A robot which could therefore have" profound repercussions on the economy "By taking care of performing the most boring and boring tasks for humans and which would allow to consider a universal income for all ...

Don't worry about your retirement, Elon will take care of everything! 😉

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