Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Learn more.

Yamaha Creates Motorcycle Riding Robot

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

The only thing worse than the thought of a robot like Hector from Saturn 3 lumbering down the hall after me is the thought of Hector riding a motorcycle at 200 mph coming after me. To help fulfill my nightmares, Yamaha has created a humanoid robot that can ride a Motorcycle.

yamaha-botzoom in

Right now, Motobot is in learning mode, so it has those training wheels you see to keep it from turning over. Eventually Yamaha thinks that the ‘bot will be good enough to streak around a race track as fast human master Moto GP racers.

motobot_2zoom in

Yamaha hopes to turn the stuff it learns making this robot ride blazingly fast into new tech to make riders safer and to give them more support in everyday cruising. I hope they make an all-robot Moto GP race team.

We should have Christian Bale on standby, I’m pretty sure this is how the MotoTerminators are born.

[via Gizmag]



The Shiny Ball in VFX

The Shiny Ball in VFX

Grenade Side Tables

Grenade Side Tables

Invincible: First Look

Invincible: First Look

Advertisement
Less Expensive Rear-Wheel Drive Tesla Model Y Standard Range EV Debuts

Less Expensive Rear-Wheel Drive Tesla Model Y Standard Range EV Debuts

An Eleanor Mustang from “Gone in 60 Seconds” Is for Sale

An Eleanor Mustang from “Gone in 60 Seconds” Is for Sale

2022 Ford Raptor R Test Mule Spied Making Rumbly V8 Sounds

2022 Ford Raptor R Test Mule Spied Making Rumbly V8 Sounds

Advertisement