San Francisco- Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk Said on Thursday that the electric car manufacturer may launch a “Tesla robot” humanoid robot robot A prototype will be launched next year, designed for dangerous, repetitive or boring work that people don’t like to do.
At Tesla’s Artificial Intelligence Day event, the billionaire entrepreneur stated that this robot is about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 125 pounds. Picking up groceries. It will have a header information screen.
“Of course, its purpose is to be friendly and to navigate a world built for humans,” Musk said. “We set it up so that on a mechanical and physical level, you can escape it and possibly overwhelm it.”
The robot will be plugged into Tesla’s neural network and its Dojo advanced supercomputer.
Musk said that robots will “have a profound impact on the economy” to solve the problem of labor shortages. He said that it is important to keep machines from being “super expensive”.
The Artificial Intelligence Day event comes at a time when the safety and capabilities of Tesla’s “fully autonomous driving” advanced driver assistance system are under increasing scrutiny.
Musk did not comment on the review of the safety of Tesla’s technology, but said he is confident of achieving fully automated driving, which is safer than humans who use current on-board cameras and computers.
Two U.S. senators also Call on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Tesla’s claim Because of its “self-driving” system.
At Thursday’s event, Tesla also announced A chip designed internally for its high-speed computer Dojo, To help develop its autonomous driving system. Musk said that Dojo will be put into operation next year.
He said that Tesla will also introduce new hardware to its self-driving computer in Cybertruck Electric pickup truck In “about a year or so”.
Tesla postponed the launch of this year’s highly anticipated Cybertruck in July, but did not give a time to market.
On Thursday, some people questioned whether Musk could achieve his goals for robots, and he often touted technological advancements at exhibitions just to narrow the plan. In the demonstration, he was obviously a real person dressed as a robot, appeared on the stage, doing robot movements, and dancing.
“Is’Tesla Bot’ the next dream to drive the hype machine?” said Raj Rajkumar, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.
“I can say with certainty that it will take more than 10 years for a humanoid robot from any company on the planet to go to the store to buy groceries for you.”