MNA Science & Tech Desk: Yamaha Motor Company unveiled its latest ‘Motobot’ robot, capable of riding a motorcycle on its own around a racetrack.
Yamaha has been advancing its research and development basing on its unique development ideal, the latest being an autonomous motorcycle-riding humanoid robot that brings together Yamaha’s motorcycle and robotics technology, reports news agency.
Although Motobot still hasn’t beaten MotoGP star Valentino Rossi’s lap time, he has significantly narrowed the gap and now sees Rossi in the distance.
Motoroid autonomously performs the movements and positioning especially when balancing is most difficult, like when starting off or at a standstill.
Yamaha Motor’s Leaning multi-wheel or LMW technology extends not only to two-wheel but expands to even three wheels and four-wheels.
Yamaha Motor presents a unique concept for a sport-utility vehicle, the Cross Hub Concept. It has a unique diamond-shaped four-seat cabin and enough space in the rear to carry two motorcycles, and put it all together in a compact, utility-focused package.