Boston Dynamics updated Handle robot will beat you at warehouse Jenga
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Boston Dynamics producers of everyones favorite robots that can run, backflip, and generally unnerve the human population is back with its latest bot: a reimagined version of its Handle robot from 2017. And this time, its really, really good at stacking boxes.
The original Handle was designed largely as an experiment that applied Boston Dynamics robot know-how (typically used for bipedal or quadrupedal bots) to one with wheels. The new version looks far more polished, though, applying the original into an actually useful machine that can automatically load and unload pallets of products in a warehouse, as demonstrated in the video. Its easy to see the applications of Handle in automating warehouse work (like say,…