Elon Musk is decidedly more talked about, and there’s something about a recent job posting for the Tesla bot program that brings us back to full sci-fi.
What if what was once science fiction suddenly became a reality? Recall that during Tesla AI Day 2021, Elon Musk indicated that the humanoid robot program had become a priority at Tesla. If many didn’t take the announcement seriously, especially because of the presence on stage of a dancer dressed in a robot costume, it seems to be going very quickly.
Soon thousands of robots at Tesla
So will be published in a job offer for him Motion Planning & Navigation, Tesla Bot, the manufacturer says without flinching that it wants thousands of humanoid robots in its factories.
Tesla is on track to build large humanoid robots to automate repetitive and tedious tasks. As the heart of the Tesla Bot, this offering offers a unique opportunity to work on state-of-the-art motion planning and navigation algorithms, leading to their use in real-world production applications. Most importantly, you’ll see your work being used repeatedly by thousands of humanoid robots in our factories..
Elon Musk’s company said the first version of the Tesla Bot will focus on performing simple, repetitive tasks, which will make the robot useful in a factory environment. One stone kills two birds as it wouldn’t even be necessary to find internal use customers on the premises.
Note that during AI Day, Elon Musk will unveil the first working prototype of his humanoid robot 09/30/2022. We’re definitely looking forward to seeing this.