Boston Dynamics Robot Handle Has Better Vertical Leap Than LeBron James
We all knew robots were coming to take our jobs, but we didn’t think NBA players needed to worry. Enter Boston Dynamics’ Handle.
Handle is a research robot that stands 6’6″ ft and jumps a ridiculous 48″. To put this in perspective, King James has a vertical leap of just over 40″, which is exceptional for the NBA (and humanity in general). Handle uses electric power to operate both electric and hydraulic actuators, with a range of about 15 miles on one charge. Handle even reaches a more than respectable speed of up to nine mph.
Watch this unnervingly agile robot in the video below and imagine the power forward of the future.
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