13 mars 2020

AUTONOMOUS MOTORCYCLE : MOTOROID, BY YAMAHA

AUTONOMOUS MOTORCYCLE : MOTOROID, BY YAMAHA When MOTOROiD was revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show, it drew massive attention and was a prime topic of the show, but it also triggered something rather strange, especially since it is a concept model. People were already searching the internet to see how much it would cost; people were not just asking Yamaha directly, but internet forums had topics with users speculating over what the MOTOROiD’s price would be. Show visitors were also saying things like, “I don’t even have a license yet,... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2019

Yamaha’s autonomous motorcycle-riding humanoid robot

Yamaha’s autonomous motorcycle-riding humanoid robot What makes the MOTOBOT project unique is its approach to completely automated operation. Unlike the current methods used for automobile self-driving systems, which have progressed in recent years, the aim is for a humanoid robot to operate a vehicle unmodified for autonomous use. Based on data for vehicle speed, engine rpm, machine attitude, etc., MOTOBOT will control its six actuators* to autonomously operate the vehicle. Going forward, technology for machine position... [Lire la suite]
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24 octobre 2016

YAMAHA SPEEDS UP THE DEVELOPMENT OF SELF-DRIVING MOTORCYCLES

YAMAHA SPEEDS UP THE DEVELOPMENT OF SELF-DRIVING MOTORCYCLES The Japanese tech group moves to bring automated motorbikes with help of Silicon Valley know-how. Definitely cars, probably trucks:  the current discussion on automated and intelligent mobility takes for granted that we are talking about four-wheelers. However, Japanese tech giant Yamaha has other plans. According to a Financial Times article, the corporation sets about developing self-driving motorbikes. Don’t get too... [Lire la suite]