Elon Musk Debuts Autonomous Version of Optimus Robot

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By Tom Bemis Tesla CEO offers public a view of the independent moving robot he says could sell for under $20,000. Elon Musk held a coming out party for Tesla’s autonomous humanoid robot, called Optimus, at the company’s AI (artificial intelligence) day Friday. In a presentation, the robot walked, waved and moved around on the stage without any supporting cables or human intervention. Musk said it was the first time the robot had moved without any tethers or supports. Musk first announced plans for Tesla to develop robots last year. The mercurial billionaire and entrepreneur was unusually subdu…

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