Tesla Announces Construction of a Humanoid Robot

The Tesla CEO has presented a humanoid robot called “Tesla Bot” that works with the same artificial intelligence (AI) that is used in electric cars.

Apparently, Tesla boss Elon Musk is not satisfied with building electric cars and rockets: at Tesla “AI Day” he presented a new project: a humanoid robot called “Tesla Bot“. Tesla boss Elon Musk has announced the production of the prototype of a humanoid robot called “Tesla Bot” with the name “Optimus” for the coming year. The human-like robot with a size of more than 170 cm should be able to take on dangerous, repetitive or boring tasks in the future and relieve people in this way Intelligence “(AI) of the car maker Tesla, – an actor in a robotic costume.

CNBC reports, Musk does not intend to use the planned robot in his factories at first. The entrepreneur is thinking of activities as diverse as buying groceries or attaching screws to cars with a wrench the “Tesla Bot” could be used. The entrepreneur said the robot shouldn’t be too expensive, friendly and able to move through a world designed for humans. Musk emphasized how profound the effects of the use of this robot could be on the economy, especially on the labor market . It could help, for example, to further reduce labor costs. In this context, Musk spoke out in favor of a universal basic income, according to the US trade magazine “Tech Crunch”.

The head will be equipped with the autopilot cameras, used by Tesla vehicles to sense the environment, and that he would include a screen for displaying information. Internally, it is controlled via Tesla’s “Full Self-Driving” computer.

A prototype is to be presented in 2022.

Raj Rajkumar, Professor of Electronics and Information Technology at Carnegie Mellon University, asks himself whether Musk just wanted to start the hype machine with his Tesla Bot: He could say with certainty that it will last significantly longer than It will take ten years for a humanoid robot from any company on the planet to go into business and grocery shopping for you, according to the expert.

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The Tesla CEO has presented a humanoid robot called “Tesla Bot” that works with the same artificial intelligence (AI) that is used in electric cars.

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