They might be the future (we've worked with a few!).
Boston Dynamics, bought by Google, have produced a video showing their development and it's a bit freaky. In a good way.
Called 'Atlas' it's electrically powered with sensors (obviously) and nearly 6 feet tall.
Of course, the real application here is military so we're really getting into Star Wars.
Over a million views in 2 days....well worth the watch.