Run while you still can my friends. Soon, running will be futile.
ATLAS was developed for DARPA by Boston Dynamics. Software-focused teams from Tracks B and C of the DARPA Robotics Challenge will use the robot to compete in the first physical competition of the Challenge in December 2013 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway.
The DARPA Robotics Challenge seeks to advance the technology necessary to create robots capable of assisting humans in disaster response.