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3 Jun 2022
Musk: Tesla will release ‘Optimus’ Robot prototype within Months
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Chief executive officer Elon Musk said on Twitter that Tesla may have a functioning humanoid robot up and running within months called Optimus, amid the postponement the electric carmaker’s second AI Day until September 30 for that reason.
Optimus robot was first introduced in August 2021 during Tesla’s inaugural AI Day. It is a human-sized robot that Musk envisions to be performing mundane human tasks like grocery shopping.
Musk has said that this robot also known as Tesla Bot, will one day have “the potential to be more significant than the vehicle business over time.”
According to a presentation made during the 2021 AI event, Optimus will be around 173 centimeters (5ft’8) tall, weigh around 57 kilograms and have a carrying capacity of 20 kilograms. It will be controlled by the same artificial intelligence systems that Tesla is developing for use in its electric vehicles.