The Next Generation of Boston Dynamics' ATLAS Robot

Boston Dynamics has just posted an incredible video showcasing a massively upgraded version of the ATLAS robot that they initially developed for the DARPA Robotics Challenge. While BD calls this the “next generation” of ATLAS, it looks like such an enormous technological leap forward that it’s more like a completely different species.
 

Full text of the article by Evan Ackerman and Erico Guizzo in IEEE SPECTRUM