Optimus - Tesla's humanoid robot


Proof of concept presented at AI Day 2022, a year after the concept was outlined.


"Brain" (ie software) transplanted from car to humanoid robot.

To be launched in 5 years - it will upend what we know about value creation and economy in the decades to come.

07 Oct 2022

GDP growth based on human-labor only:


10 Nov 2022

Humanoid robots, like the Tesla Bot, could be a $150,000,000,000 business per year (!) within the next 15 years, according to a Goldman Sachs report.

"Should the hurdles of product design, use case, technology, affordability and wide public acceptance be completely overcome, we envision a market of up to US$152bn by 2035E in a blue-sky scenario (close to that of the global EV market and one-third of the global smartphone market as of 2021), which suggests labor shortage issues such as for manufacturing and elderly care can be solved to a large extent."