At The Tesla AI Day
Elon Musk announced he was working on a humanoid robot at the time called Tesla Bot
According To The Tesla CEO
The robot will run on the same AI used by Tesla’s autonomous vehicle fleet, and will help humans by taking care of unsafe, repetitive, and boring everyday tasks.
Almost A Year Later
Elon Musk talked about the robot again at the Cyber Rodeo event in Texas, this time under the Optimus Sub-Prime nickname.
The priority he has given the project, stating it will be ready for production in 2023.
Currentely Tesla Hasn't
unveiled a working prototype of the robot, and it is not clear at what stage the development is at.
The Robot Shown
At the Cyber Rodeo event features the same proportions as humans: it is 5-foot-8 (172 cm) tall, 125 pounds (56 kg) heavy.