This is the latest update from MIT about their Cheetah robot. Cheetah can now see with LiDAR and jump over obstacles.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has a lot of robotics development in progress. The company Boston Dynamics was spun off from MIT by Marc Raibert in 1992. They have a lot of scary advanced robots.
Here is a list of 9 Boston Dynamics Robots
Their technology is becoming more and more advanced and scary with every update. Google bought Boston Dynamics on 13 December 2013. But that was only one of the 8 robotics companies that Google bought in December 2013.