A Chinese company's electric-powered humanoid robot, H1, has accomplished a major milestone by successfully performing a backflip.

Chinese tech insiders believe that this breakthrough is a watershed moment in the development of electric-powered humanoid machines and demonstrates China's ambition to lead the robotics industry (via South China Morning Post).

Developed by Unitree, a startup based in Hangzhou, China, the H1 robot showcased its remarkable capabilities in a recently released video. In the footage, the H1 robot draws its arms back to build momentum, propels itself upwards, executes a mid-air flip, and lands smoothly in the same spot.

This feat demonstrates the robot's exceptional posture control and mastery of intricate movements, touching on several demanding areas of technology.

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