With each day that passes it seems that the rise of automation infiltrates all different facets of life whether it’s at home, business, or on the road. Robotics has slowly been immersing itself into our daily lives and activities. That is exactly what the folks at Yamaha have attempted to do.
Whether you’re a newcomer to riding motorcycles or the nine-time world champion winner Valentino Rossi, Yamaha’s Motobot will leave you impressed. Motobot is a robot that has been fitted on their flagship YZR-M1 motorcycle; its mission is to learn to ride better than Rossi and has insisted on competing against him, after it removes its training wheels of course. There’s no surprise Yamaha has taking the path of automation since the popularity of autonomous vehicles have become a trending movement in the automobile industry such as Tesla’s Model S and other car manufactures.
Yamaha says the project will be able to give insight into improving rider safety and rider support systems. This new technology will help Yamaha by improving their business model and even allow them to venture into new business ideas. The future is looking bright for motorcycle lovers and enthusiasts; with innovation improving safety soon everyone will be able to enjoy the sweet ride of a motorcycle.
It’s safe to say Yamaha’s Motobot robot will be making more appearances in the coming news. The future of the automobile industry is rapidly shifting towards automation and will bring efficiency into our daily routines. Here at SolveLight Roboticswe believe a motorcycle robot will be the first wave of many new and exciting robots entering the space. Let SolveLight Robotics know what your thoughts and opinions on Yamaha’s Motobot and keep reading our blog or Facebook posts to stay up to dateon the latest products, news, and trends. Thanks for reading!