Tesla’s Optimus robot is a humanoid robot that’s been in development for several years. The robotic assistant has an integrated electronic system and a 2.3-kWh battery pack. It uses about 100 watts of power when sitting and up to 500 watts when walking briskly. It weighs 160 pounds.
Tesla’s Optimus project is one of the most ambitious robotics efforts ever undertaken. While rival companies such as Boston Dynamics have been developing humanoid robots for years, their prototypes are still far from finalized. While humanoid robots are a great technological advance, most robotic systems are still limited in their abilities. The vast variety of the real world presents unique challenges to a robot that relies on complex algorithms and artificial intelligence technologies.
Tesla’s Optimus is designed to take over many of the jobs that humans do today. The CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, said he hopes that the robot can handle boring, repetitive, and potentially dangerous tasks. While he did not specify when the robotic system will debut, he did say it would be released by 2021.
The robot will be trained before shipping to the public. Musk has tweeted that it is being tested in a Tesla research facility and at its Fremont factory. He also revealed that Optimus will be used in production, though it will have to be tested before the company makes it a public product. So, what will happen to Optimus? Musk has said that Optimus will be a “fundamental transformation” for the company.
Tesla has announced two humanoid robots, the Tesla Bot and the Optimus. But the main focus of the event was the unveiling of the Optimus robot prototype. The robot, called Optimus, can walk and wave its hand in front of the audience. It also has opposable thumbs and is capable of carrying out a variety of tasks. The company believes it will bring Optimus to the market for less than $20,000.
Musk has been vocal about the importance of utility for a robot. He says that it will have opposable thumbs and will be able to use tools in a human-like fashion. He has plans to build thousands of such robots. He even plans to deploy them in Tesla factories.
The robot has been developed for years, with a deadline of 2022. Elon Musk is expected to reveal more details at the Tesla AI Day on Friday. It’s named Optimus after the Transformers franchise. The robot is also expected to have its own artificial intelligence (AI) and will be capable of driving itself.