In fact, a tweet from the multi-billionaire posted on June 3 suggested that a first working prototype could be unveiled around September 30AI tagthe day of artificial intelligence, organized by. Since then, this tweet has been followed by many other statements and, in the course of conferences and presentations, the silhouette ofOptimus began to emerge more and more clearly.
Measure 1 meter 77 thatcould just as easily be a human hidden in overalls and wearing a helmet daft punk. His body is clad in white and gray and the upper part of his body above the shoulders is covered in black mesh that likely hides his speakers. Optimus’s face is rendered as an elegant, smooth surface in deep black, a screen that serves as such when the robot is powered on .
Optimus weighs just over 120 pounds and will have oneTop speed of 8 km/h, halfway between walking and running. His neck, legs and arms are and can be used to transport items weighing 20 kilos and lift loads up to 68 kilos. Well, unlucky if we are to believe an exchange of tweets and the Dave Lee, the prototype will look absolutely nothing like the pictures that were previously in circulation. It’s hard to say at the moment if that’s because it’s in the draft phase because the team completely overhauled its design, or if it’s just a claim. intends to cover their tracks.
Tesla AI Day has been pushed back to September 30 due to the possibility of an Optimus prototype being operational by then
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) June 3, 2022
Humanoid robots of the “general public”?
What seems more serious is Musk’s recent ad China Cyberspacethe journal of the administration ofChinese. If that doesn’t mean anything to you, it’s no more and no less than the entity that regulates and censors the internet in China. Apparently looking for new sources of investment, the Tesla CEO presents his company as a breeding ground for solutions for a more sustainable future, while giving some unpublished details on what he calls it Tesla bots. Musk reminds of this in his message with his ever more advanced developments in artificial intelligence (AI), but also in technology , Tesla is gradually establishing itself as one of the giants of robotics worldwide. And for him there is only one step between crossing and robots. If Optimus was designed with legs rather than wheels, he explains, it’s because it’s intended to replace humans in specific tasks that require a physique and abilities similar to ours.
He also claims that our interactions most often happen with people who have two legs, two arms, and ten fingers Tesla Bot will be able to integrate much better into its surroundings, being inspired by our appearance. Musk announces that the very first prototype will be launched this year and that the coming periods will be devoted to improving this prototypeand the question of large-scale production.
Surprisingly, he is already showing optimism, perhaps confident, in his ability to create new fashions. He affirms that ” The usefulness of humanoid robots will increase each year as production increases and costs decrease. In the future, a home robot could be cheaper than a car. Perhaps in less than a decade, people will be able to buy their parents a robot as a birthday present. “. An idyllic vision that few experts currently believe. Aside from the fact that a humanoid robot, such as that envisaged by Tesla, is particularly complex to construct, many wonder how such a product fits into the business model of Tesla would fit.
The home robot market has shown very little promise so far, with the possible exception of. While it’s likely to evolve over the years, there’s still a considerable way to go between robots a few hundred euros and a humanoid robot that is promised to us may one day cost less than a car.
So, robots in every home tomorrow, or even ten years from now, probably not. But we cannot believe that Tesla’s development efforts advance research and that, in the long term, they could help lay the foundations for tomorrow’s world, a world where robots and humans can live in harmony.
Elon Musk will soon introduce us to his AI and metal humanoid robot, Optimus
Article bypublished on July 2, 2022
Elon Musk spoke on various topics during the Qatar Economic Forum. One of the fastest, but perhaps the most important, touches his humanoid robot, Optimus. The first functional prototype should be ready for presentation at the end of September.
It’s official, Elon Musk has just confirmed it verbally: Tesla will introduce its first humanoid robot with artificial intelligence later this year Tesla AI Day planned for 30.09. The richest man in the world spoke during the Qatar Economic Forum (Qatar Economic Forum), confirming his tweet from early June announcing the postponement of the event as there might be a prototypefunctional.
The boss ofpraised his team” very talented and stated that he believed the first working prototype would be ready in time for late September. Optimus is about 1.73 meters tall and weighs 56.7 . The robot can move at a speed of 8 km/h, lift 68 kg and carry 20 kg.
Any surprises planned for September 30th?
The robot would contain a similar AIwith cameras in mind, a placed in the torso containing neural networks and a screen in place of the face. Tesla had just posted many job vacancies related to the development online in the spring by Optimus. It should mainly be used in the factory to do physical labor as well as in the home where it could develop a unique personality to match that of the owner.
the Tesla AI Day serve primarily to show that the company is not limited to theand that she would be a pioneer by AI, in the words of Elon Musk. The event could hold some surprises as he said it was also about ” other exciting things “.
After space and cars, Elon Musk starts with robots
Tesla is reportedly developing a prototype AI-powered humanoid robot capable enough to replace humans in most of the toughest physical jobs. It could be unveiled next year according to the optimistic timeline announced by Elon Musk.
Article bypublished on 08/23/2021
electric cars withspace missions with Internet for everyone above a giant of satellites and now To replace people in the most difficult physical tasks. Developing a robot prototype is Elon Musk’s intention, and he addressed this very topic in a day dedicated to AI at Tesla ( ). He even plans to unveil a first prototype called the Tesla Bot next year. What we do know is that instead of the equivalent of a human face, there would be a screen displaying useful information. It would use the same chips as on the and was able to move about its surroundings thanks to a system of eight cameras. These elements would not differ from those found on the brand’s cars. The robot would measure 1.77 meters and weigh 56.6 kilos. It could carry a load of more than 20 kilos and would travel at more than 8 km/h. So many details that show that the preparation of the robot prototype is already well advanced.
A Tesla robot
But Elon Musk’s goal isn’t just to create a machine, he’s banking on it leading an economic revolution. According to him, theshould allow physical labor to be substituted, so it’s really just a choice. With this system it would be possible for him to generate a universal basic income. He admits that it’s not for tomorrow because the capabilities of robots are still far from those of human tasks. At the moment they are ready for basic tasks in simple environments or at home. But with advances in AI, that could change.
Will the Tesla boss succeed in mastering this project as in his other favorite areas? No doubt about it, but perhaps not on the optimistic timeline he’s set for himself. For example, the manufacturer is still struggling with the massive use of its driving modefor Tesla. Its system is also the subject of a security investigation being conducted by the National Road Safety Authority American, due to his involvement in several Traffic.