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November 1, 2015 AT 4:00 am

Meet Motobot! #Robotics


At the Tokyo motorshow earlier this week, Yamaha unveiled a motorcycle riding Robot! via engadget

Humans might not be the fastest things on two wheels before long. Yamaha has unveiled Motobot, a robot designed to ride superbikes much like you would — it even has to twist the throttle to get moving. This initial version travels slowly and needs training wheels to avoid tipping over in a turn, so it’s not about to compete on the MotoGP circuit just yet. However, Yamaha ultimately hopes to get Motobot blasting along at more than 120MPH on a race track.

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