Introducing Handle

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Handle is a research robot that stands 6.5 ft tall, travels at 9 mph and jumps 4​ ​feet vertically.  ​It uses electric power to operate both electric and hydraulic actuators, with a range of about 15 miles on one battery charge.  ​​​Handle uses many of the same dynamics, balance and mobile manipulation principles​ found in the quadruped and biped robots we build, but with only about 10 actuated joints, it is significantly less complex.  Wheels are efficient on flat surfaces while legs can go almost anywhere: by combining wheels and legs Handle can have the best of both worlds.

soulchain247
I'm confused. So are their robots autonomous? Or are they being remotely controlled to an extent ?
DeMat
The first skateboarding robot
World Peace
You guys are awesome ... the regulation of such complex systems must be a nightmare but still you have made it this far.
TheYidry
Which end is the front end?
Aron Septianto
so is this the prologue of code geass?
ФCБ.СЛАВЯН.ΉΛΩ
Cool thing!
Cray2TheZ
Now I know what death sounds like !
heresteven
They should make it look like a Pokémon and watch the idiots chase it around with their cell phones
Yeggster Shane
What is the point of making all these different weird looking fantasy toys? ... I've never seen ANY of them used for ANYTHING.
Andreas Music
It almost looked like CGI at the beginning! This is incredible
destruidor12
handle the first skating robot
Maximilian Joseph
Wow!
Des Gutierrez
they should've tried to knock it over , that's hilarious
Buttato Productions
And I thought Legos were hard to make.
carl1212
Honestly, I don't even care about the practical applications. Just make more videos of it doing tricks in the streets, jumping ledges and staircases, going down halfpipes and shit. Take it around to all the spots made famous by the Tony Hawk video game series. Imagine what you guys could do if you teamed up with Redbull.
Frank Hansen
Would like to see Handle in the skatepark!
Gu sa
gone a long way......keep up....keep on....
Lucas Burch
Wow this is absolutely revolutionary! I am only young and would LOVE to be able to work with robotics one day! You have inspired me in hoping that I can make my dream come true... Thank You Boston Dynamics
Original Username
they know they're making soon to be war machines right
R3flex
I think it's just for us consumers but in reality they are far more beyond whats shown on those videos.
GamerDerp
1:01 Ahh my back!
Connor Green
why do I find these robots adorable?
uh hi
Oh shit it's dat boi
Michael Scofield
'Merica!
not me
dam that thing can leap like LeBron james
Steven Hudson
1:09 "fuck yeah"
Юрий Ладный
Чувствую нам всем скоро пиздец.
k34561
Let's see ski's or ice skates. The next Bode Miller or Boston Bruin.
fhhsvnggbh
i would hate to work
/live near that place. youd be out walking minding your own business and all of a sudden a door flys open and you see a fucking terminator coming towards you flat out swearing its head off. hahaa
DeusEx Machina
This thing is amazing
Zeugl Cockatrice
they look more and more to those robots from the game Soma
Pres Har
This reminds me of Sideswipe from transformers 2
Maximillian Dirnfeld
TAKE MY FUCKING MONEY!!!!!!!
whyisthisnottyping
ok... but can I fuck it?
MaximumCHROM3
Okay, so they be making robots for years now, and all we get is little video and few "funny" comments. I don't see general purpose of these. And someone said that army is financing these, and all the soldiers are still pretty old school to me... Can someone explain me without being too "smart"? Thank you.
Demetrius Perkins
is that you Chappie
Overwhelming Euphoria
I am fully convinced you guys mess your audio up just to fuck with people.
Chrono
Well Google bought all these things so its safe to say google is skynet Seri is gonna upload itself into them all.
Brendan A
lol
Zef the Whaler
When I was watching this I thought "What if it falls and hurts itself?" and then I realized that it can't actually feel anything. Makes me sad for some reason.
миха тарасов
ебать нахуй!!
Xick
WALKING MODE
Nati H
Handle is pretty fast! It might come after me and I might not be able to outrun it.
RlCK SANSHEZ
Robot thinks it cool pft at least iv got a dick
MrCoder
What programming language are used to program these robots?
Cordon Bleu
looks like its moonwalking the whole time
Ninjawolf13
Well it jumps high...we're all screwed
OvalWingNut
Good stuff (a serious understatement). Keep it up. When the robot revolution arrives I want to be on their good side :O)
Eat More MolaMola
But can it handle a banana peel?
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