Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk is known for his
innovative ideas and designs, but his latest unveiling is
set to be a total game changer. During the recent Tesla
A.I. Day presentation, Elon Musk revealed the first look
at the “Tesla Bot”—which is described as a humanoid A.I.
(artificial intelligence) robot created to eliminate
“dangerous, repetitive, boring tasks” and specifically
assign the robot to do them for you.
@CNET reports, Elon Musk confirmed that the Tesla Bot
will run on the very same A.I. that is used in Tesla
vehicles. Furthermore, it has a height of 5-foot-8-inches
and estimated to weigh around 125 pounds while being
built from what’s described as “lightweight materials,”
according to Musk. The robot’s head will include various
cameras (also used in current Tesla vehicles) that sense
the environment and contain screen-to-display
information. The internal components of the Tesla Bot is
said to operate using Tesla’s Full Self-Driving computer.
Speaking during the presentation, Elon Musk said of the
robot that “It’s intended to be friendly and navigate
through a world built for humans.” He added that the
Tesla Bot would eliminate “dangerous, repetitive, boring
tasks,” such as shopping. He provided an example saying
that the robot could “go to the store and get … the
following groceries.” As for when you can expect it, well
Musk said that the prototype for the Tesla Bot will likely
be ready sometime next year.
Towards the end of the presentation, Musk made hopeful declarations regarding how the Tesla Bot will change the way we currently work.
future, physical work will be a choice. If you want to do it,
you can, but you won’t need to do it,” he said. The dawn of
a new age is something that Elon Musk created. A pioneer