The Boston Dynamics’ robots have been both impressing and terrifying viewers by showing off their dance moves in a new YouTube video.
The video, which already has over 4 million views, shows the robots dancing around to the song “Do You Love Me.”
Plenty of people have been shocked by the video, and several have been asking online if the robots are CGI.
Are the robots in the Boston Dynamics dance video CGI?
Boston Dynamics posted a YouTube video showing off the moves of some of their robots, including: The anthropomorphic Atlas, Spot the robot dog, and even Handle, a box moving robot.
The robots can be seen dancing to the classic song “Do You Love Me” by the Contours, and the video has over 4 million views.
People have taken to Twitter and the comments section to ask whether the robots in the video are actually real, or just CGI.
Elon Musk posted the video on Twitter, and captioned it: “This is not CGI.”
What is Boston Dynamics?
Boston Dynamics is an American engineering and robotics design company founded in 1992.
In 2020 the company was bought by Hyundai and the company is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Their YouTube channel shows off the robots, and videos include showing off robots doing parkour, and testing out all sorts of robots in various locations.
Who are the robots in the Boston Dynamics Do You Love Me dance video?
According to Wikipedia, Atlas is a 6-foot bipedal humanoid robot based on Boston Dynamics’ earlier PETMAN humanoid robot, and designed for a variety of search and rescue tasks.
Spot was revealed in 2016, weighing 25 kg (55 pounds) and is lighter than their other products. Spot has four legs and is inspired by canines.
Handle is a research robot with two flexible legs on wheels and two “hands” for manipulating or carrying objects. It can jump an impressive four feet (122 cm) vertically.