INTERESTING: Another aid to think old people

Hitachi’s Self-driving Robotic Car ROPITS
Posted on March 22, 2013 by Shiotsu

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This narrow car is designed to aid the needs of aging population as well as physically challenged individuals in Japan. The course & transport time of ROPITS can be programmed through map-loaded tablet computer. This is the unique factor of this self driven car. ROPITS can be used on sidewalks. Once the passenger uses the tablet PC to summon the car, it reaches to the location of the passenger. And passengers just need to indicate their destination using a touch screen. ROPITS is ideally suitable to move in & out of pedestrian spaces and even in crowded streets.

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I’d like one of these for trekking back and forth between NJ and VA!!!

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