Tesla’s second rendition of Synthetic Intelligence Day has been pushed again to September 30, as CEO Elon Musk acknowledged the corporate might have a working prototype of Optimus, its robotic that it unveiled at AI Day #1 final August.
“Tesla AI Day pushed to Sept 30, as we might have an Optimus prototype working by then,” Musk mentioned in a Tweet.
The new prototype will look in another way than the show Optimus that was current at Tesla’s Cyber Rodeo at Gigafactory Texas earlier this yr, Musk additionally acknowledged in one other Tweet.
Tesla AI Day pushed to Sept 30, as we might have an Optimus prototype working by then
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) June 3, 2022
AI Day final yr revealed an in-depth take a look at Tesla’s self-driving undertaking and the way its autos decide protected selections throughout driving. It additionally gave a glance into a number of different sides of the automaker’s autonomous driving packages, like its Neural Community, for instance.
Moreover, Tesla shocked viewers with the unveiling of the Optimus Bot, a prototype that might basically be a private assistant for whoever purchased one. Musk mentioned it might be capable to full grocery runs, choose up family objects, and different on a regular basis instructions.
“For this robotic, we’re making an attempt to be as literal as attainable: Can it do boring, harmful, repetitive jobs that folks don’t wish to do. You recognize, upon getting it try this, perhaps it could do different issues too…I imply, perhaps it might be your buddy, too. I’m certain folks will consider some very artistic makes use of,” Musk mentioned. He acknowledged the prototype must be prepared sooner or later this yr, and maybe the pushed again date will give Tesla extra time to finalize it earlier than it exhibits it off to the general public.
AI Day shouldn’t be an occasion supposed to point out Tesla’s new merchandise or developments in its AI tech. As an alternative, Musk has acknowledged on quite a few events it’s nonetheless a means for Tesla to recruit new and good expertise to its AI, software program, and chip improvement groups.
Take a look at Tesla’s 2021 AI Day occasion beneath, and you’ll want to comply with together with crucial items of the presentation with our Dwell Weblog.
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