Tesla CEO Elon Musk, electric vehicle manufacturer company’s new “humanoid (humanoid) robot” introduced Optimus. Prototype robot He took the stage, walked and waved to the audience at the promotion held in the USA yesterday.
The images of the robot carrying a box, watering the plants and carrying the metal rods in the Tesla factory were also shown to the audience.
Adding that the robot industry will become much more valuable than cars in the coming years, Musk signaled the direction his company would go and said that they could start taking orders for Optimus in 3 to 5 years.
“Our goal is to make a useful humanoid as soon as possible. We still need a lot of work to develop Optimus and prove its usefulness,” Musk said at a demonstration at the Tesla building in Palo Alto, California, USA.
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IT WILL BE CHEAP THAN 20 THOUSAND DOLLARS
Stating that existing humanoid robots do not have “brains” yet, that is, they do not have the intelligence to act on their own, Musk also added that the cost of these robots is very high and they can be produced in very few numbers.
Arguing that Optimus, on the contrary, will be an “extremely talented” robot and that it can be produced in large numbers, Musk’s goal is to produce millions of Optimus and sell it for under 20 thousand US dollars.
Tesla first announced that he was working on humanoid robots at the Artificial Intelligence (AI) day he held in August last year. The introduction of the prototype robot, which is expected to be unveiled in August this year, has been delayed to the end of September as the work has not been completed.
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Musk “Optimus will be incredible in 5-10 years, it will blow our minds” said.
Tesla anticipates starting production of the robot next year.
While Optimus looks cool as if it came out of a sci-fi movie, Musk’s first job will be to do tedious and dangerous jobs at the Tesla factory, such as moving parts and assembly.
However, Musk will have these robots in homes in the future. food He added that it can be used to make, take out garbage, and even befriend people.