Tesla’s Optimus Robot: Potential Release in 2025 for Warehousing, Retail, and Manufacturing

Tesla’s humanoid robot ‘Optimus’ could be available for purchase by the end of the year, as it is currently in the development stage. The company’s CEO Elon Musk mentioned this on Tuesday.

“I think Tesla is well-positioned to make a humanoid robot that is useful and can do things that people find boring, repetitive, and dangerous,” he said, referring to the capabilities of artificial intelligence (AI).

Such robots could alleviate labor shortages and perform tasks with ease. Their use could extend to industries such as warehousing, logistics, retail, and manufacturing.

The humanoid robot ‘Optimus’ incorporates Tesla’s car software and sensors, similar to the advanced driver assistance system ‘Autopilot’ found in Tesla vehicles. This robot operates on Tesla’s chip and is equipped with a 2.3 kWh battery pack, enabling it to function seamlessly throughout the day. It also features Wi-Fi and LTE support.

Optimus is trained to select objects based on their color. It identifies and separates colorful blocks, and in case of any errors, it corrects itself. This humanoid form is being developed to perform tasks traditionally done by less skilled workers, such as working on assembly lines in factories after being purchased from supermarkets.

In September 2022, during the “Tesla AI Day” event held in October 2022, the humanoid robot Optimus was unveiled for the first time. It stands at 5.8 feet tall and weighs approximately 50 kilograms. At the same time, four months prior, Tesla unveiled the new generation of its humanoid robot, “Optimus General 2.” The upgraded model can operate 30% faster and also exhibits better balance, weighing even less at just 10 kilograms. Elon Musk shared a video of the robot on the social media platform X, demonstrating its ability to balance itself by squatting. This version of the robot can move significantly faster than its predecessor.

Optimus General 2 is adept at understanding nuances between fragility and strength. It quickly learns how to handle delicate and robust objects. In the video, the robot is seen carefully lifting and placing eggs in another location.

Optimus General 2 robot has been observed performing dance moves like a human. It can mimic human-like dance moves with precision. Thanks to advancements in robotic technology, it is capable of replicating these moves accurately, including intricate footwork and gestures.

The Optimus General 2 robot is not only capable of mimicking human dance moves but also replicating human-like behavior. Due to advancements in biomechanics and finger dexterity, it can accomplish these tasks with ease.

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