Atlas Robot Featured on Discovery Channel

Team leader Matt DeDonato gives an inside glimpse into training the Atlas robot

WPI’s Atlas robot was featured on the Discovery Channel. WPI Team WRECS team leader Matt DeDonato appeared on the network’s “Daily Planet” program. He gave the viewers a firsthand glimpse into the rigors of training Atlas leading up to the Darpa Robotics Competition Trials in December. The segment includes Atlas completing a few tasks and a look into the software that controls the robot. Watch the segment here on the Discovery Channel website.

November 21, 2013

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