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Yamaha’s motorbike-riding robot wants to be world champion

Yamaha’s new humanoid robot, Motobot, just learned to ride a motorbike and already it’s talking trash. At the recent Tokyo Motor Show where Motobot was unveiled, it announced that the reason it was created was to simply “surpass you.” Presumably, that means piloting a 1000cc Yamaha R1M around a racetrack at over 200kmph, and beating MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi.

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RJ920092099d ago

And one day they will be the death of us....

sonicwrecks2099d ago (Edited 2099d ago )

The voiceover is a tad silly, but the technology is interesting. Maybe Yamaha will team up with Honda at some point considering their pre-existing robotics programme.